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Ruthy Hebard

  • As of Sept. 18, 2018.

USA Basketball Notes:

  • Gold Medal: 2016 FIBA Americas U18 Championship.
  • Silver Medal: 2017 FIBA U19 World Cup.
  • Is 16-2 in games played for USA Basketball.
  • Participated in the 2018 USA World Cup Team training camp; was a member of the USA Red Team that fell to the USA White Team 100-75 in an intrasquad exhibition in South Carolina; scored 4 points and added 7 rebounds.
  • Member of the 2018 USA 3x3 World Cup Team that finished with a 4-1 record and in fifth place at the FIBA 3x3 World Cup in Manila, Philippines.
  • Teamed up with Erin Boley, Oti Gildon and Sabrina Ionescu as the Oregon Ducks, which captured the 2018 USA Basketball 3x3 National Championship with a perfect, 8-0 record, April 21-22 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
  • Member of the 2017 USA Women's U19 World Cup Team that posted a 6-1 record and finished with the silver medal after losing to Russia by four points in the gold medal game in Udine, Italy.
  • Aided the 2017 USA U19 squad to a 3-0 exhibition record against U19 teams from Italy, Latvia and Spain.
  • Took part in the 2017 USA Basketball 3x3 National Tournament, where she helped lead the Ducks to a 5-2 record and a runner-up finish.
  • Member of the 2016 USA U18 National Team that captured the gold medal with a perfect 5-0 record at the FIBA Americas U18 Championship to qualify the USA for the 2017 FIBA U19 World Cup; started two of three games played and averaged 8.0 ppg. and 6.3 rpg.
  • Took part in the 2014 USA Women’s U17 World Championship Team Trials.

College Honors:

  • 2018 Katrina McClain National Power Forward of the Year
  • 2018 Associated Press All-American honorable mention
  • 2018 WBCA All-American honorable mention
  • 2018 NCAA All-Spokane Regional Team
  • 2017 and 2018 All-Pacific-12 Conference.
  • 2017 Pac-12 All-Freshman Team (coaches and media).
  • Two-time Pac-12 Freshman of the Week honoree in 2016-17.

College Notes:

  • Averaged 17.6 ppg. and 9.0 rpg. in 2017-18 as the Ducks finished with a 33-5 record, earned the Pac-12 Tournament and Pac-12 regular season titles and advanced to the 2018 NCAA Elite Eight.

  • As a freshman in 2016-17, aided University of Oregon to a 23-14 record and the NCAA Elite Eight.

  • Started 35 of 37 games played in 2016-17 and averaged 14.9 ppg. and a team-best 8.5 rpg.; shot a league-best 58.8 percent from the field, which ranked 15th nationally among NCAA Division I participants.

  • Set an NCAA record for both men's and women's basketball for consecutive field goals made with 33 straight makes, stretching from Feb. 9 at Washington to Feb. 19 against No. 10 UCLA.

  • Posted career highs of 29 points versus UCLA (1/15/17) and 17 rebounds versus Portland State (12/17/16).

  • Notched a team-best double-doubles and scored in double digits in 27 games and 20 or more points 11 times.

High School Honors:

  • 2014, 2015 and 2016 Gatorade Alaska Player of the Year.
  • 2016 USA Today Alaska Player of the Year and 2016 All-Alaska first team.
  • Three-time  all-state selection.

High School Notes:

  • Played four varsity seasons, including her last three at West Valley High School (Alaska.).
  • Started in 105 of 106 career games and lists career totals of 2,227 points, 1,554 rebounds, 205 assists, 320 steals and 373 blocked shots.
  • As a senior in 2015-16, started in all 29 games and averaged 25.9 ppg., 15.1 rpg. and 2.1 bpg. to help her team to a 21-8 record and a fifth-place finish in the Class 4A state tournament.
  • As a junior in 2014-15, started in all 27 games and averaged 25.9 ppg. and 15.1 rpg. to help her team to a 26-1 record and the state championship game.
  • As a sophomore in 2013-14, started in 21 of 22 games and averaged 21.2 ppg. and 14.5 rpg. to help her team to a 18-6 record and third place finish in the state tournament.
  • As a freshman at Lathrop High School (Alaska) in 2012-13, started in all 28 games and averaged 12.4 ppg. and 15.1 rpg. to help her team to an 18-10 record and a fifth- place finish in the state tournament.
  • Also played volleyball for four seasons; Mid-Alaskan Conference champion in three years and named All-MAC in all four years.

Personal Notes:

  • Born in Chicago, Illinois, now resides in Fairbanks, Alaska.
  • Can be found on Twitter at @RuthyHebard24, on Instagram at @Ruthycecilia and on Snapchat at @Ruthycecilia24.
  • Graduated Cum Laude from West Valley High School.
  • Daughter of Dorothy and John Hebard; has two brothers, Jacob and Isaiah.
  • Father played college hockey.
  • Majoring in journalism

The Scoop:

  • Started playing basketball: when she was 5. Favorite 2016 U.S. Olympic Team athletes: Seimone Augustus and Angel McCoughtry.
  • Top movies of all time: “Love & Basketball” and “Megamind.” Favorite sport other than basketball: volleyball.
  • Favorite class: J100 (media professions). Favorite player of all time: Kobe Bryant. Favorite Olympian: Simone Biles.
  • Best player ever faced: Kelsey Plum.
  • Three-time  all-state selection.
  • Last book read for pleasure: “At the Dark End of the Street” by Danielle L. McGuire.
  • Enjoys: reading, writing, hiking, doing outdoor activities and laughing with friends when away from the court.
  • Has traveled to Amsterdam; Barcelona, Spain; Madrid and Valdivia, Chile.

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USA Basketball Statistics

2017 U19 7/7 19.0 30-53 .566 1-1 1.000 16-21 .762 56/8.0 77/11.0 5 7 6 8
2017 U19X 3/3 18.7 17-27 .630 0-0 .--- 8-9 .889 22/7.3 42/14.0 1 5 0 1
2016 U18 3/2 15.3 9- 14 .643 0-0 .--- 6-8 .750 19/ 6.3 24/ 8.0 2 3 5 3
TOTALS 13/12   56- 94 .596 1- 1 1.000 30- 38 .789 97/ 7.5 143/ 11.0 8 15 11 12

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