Hebard records international-high 21 points at World Cup

July 26, 2017

Ruthy Hebard basketball

Ruthy Hebard

Ruthy Hebard of Fairbanks put on a shooting clinic for the Team USA U19 women’s basketball team at the FIBA World Cup in Italy.

The 6-foot-4 forward made 7-of-10 field goals as the Americans rolled to a 104-46 victory over Puerto Rico in the Round of 16.

Hebard, of West Valley High fame, finished with 21 points, which is a career high for her two years with Team USA.

She also grabbed nine rebounds, made 6-of-9 free throws and threw in a rare 3-pointer.

All in just 17 minutes.