Hebard is third Alaska woman to score 1,700 NCAA D1 points

March 9, 2019
Ruthy Hebard basketball

Ruthy Hebard

University of Oregon junior Ruthy Hebard of Fairbanks torched UCLA for 28 points on 13-of-18 shooting in the Pac-12 Tournament semifinals in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The 6-foot-4 forward added 12 rebounds to complete her second straight double-double and 12th in 31 games this season. She is shooting 72 percent in both tournament games.

The 28 points was her second-highest scoring total, trailing only the 34 points she scored against Washington State in January.

She is averaging 16.5 points on .690 field-goal shooting and 9.1 rebounds per game.

Hebard, of West Valley High fame, now has 1,713 career points – the third-most among Alaska woman playing NCAA D1 hoops.

NCAA D1 1,000-point scorers from Alaska

2,033 Kelsey Griffin, Nebraska/Chugiak High
1,766 Jeannie Hebert, Miami/Monroe Catholic High
*1,713 Ruthy Hebard, Oregon/West Valley High
1,664 Talisa Rhea, Oregon State/Seattle U/Juneau-Douglas High
1,596 Andrea Lloyd, Texas/Juneau-Douglas High
1,519 Brit Jacobson, Kansas State/Chugiak High
1,374 Molly Tuter, Arizona State/Soldotna High
1,346 Chandice Cronk, Santa Clara/Wasilla High
1,233 Jessica Moore, Connecticut/Colony High
1,149 Natalie Jones, Arizona/East High
1,073 Letricia Castillo Air Force/Bartlett High
*-Active player