Amy Ruley

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Amy Ruley (born October 24, 1955 in Lowell, IN) is a former women's head basketball coach at North Dakota State University. Ruley has the greatest number of victories of any women's coach at NDSU, with over 600 wins, and has led the Bison to 5 NCAA Division II championships. She was inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in 2004.[1] She is a graduate of Purdue University.

On Monday, March 3, 2008, Ruley announced that she would step down as coach after the game that evening against Centenary College (La.) and remain at NDSU as an associate athletic director with responsibilities directed towards fundraising for the athletic department.

USA Basketball[edit]

In 1995, Ruley served as the assistant coach to the R. William Jones Cup Team. The competition was held in Taipei, Taiwan. The USA team won its first six games, but four of the six were won by single-digit margins. Their seventh game was against Russia, and they fell 100–84. The final game was against South Korea, and a victory would assure the gold medal, but the South Korean team won 80–76 to wiin the gold medal. The USA team won the bronze medal.[2]

Awards[edit]

Amy Ruley
Medal record
Women’s Basketball
Assistant Coach for  United States
William Jones Cup
Bronze 1995 Taipei, Taiwan Team Competition

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
North Dakota State (North Central Conference) (1979–2006)
1979–1980 North Dakota State 14-15 0-0 4th
1980–1981 North Dakota State 19-12 0-0 5th Region
1981–1982 North Dakota State 22-10 0-0 2nd 4th
1982–1983 North Dakota State 16-10 0-0 3rd
1983–1984 North Dakota State 15-12 0-0 4th
1984–1985 North Dakota State 19-8 0-0 4th
1985–1986 North Dakota State 24-9 0-0 2nd 2nd
1986–1987 North Dakota State 26-4 0-0 1st t-5th
1987–1988 North Dakota State 28-3 0-0 1st t-3rd
1988–1989 North Dakota State 23-7 0-0 1st Region
1989–1990 North Dakota State 25-5 0-0 2nd Region
1990–1991 North Dakota State 31-2 0-0 2nd 1st
1991–1992 North Dakota State 29-4 0-0 1st 2nd
1992–1993 North Dakota State 30-2 0-0 1st 1st
1993–1994 North Dakota State 27-5 0-0 2nd 1st
1994–1995 North Dakota State 32-0 0-0 1st 1st
1995–1996 North Dakota State 30-2 0-0 1st 1st
1996–1997 North Dakota State 28-1 0-0 1st Region
1997–1998 North Dakota State 22-6 0-0 2nd Region
1998–1999 North Dakota State 24-5 0-0 2nd Region
1999–2000 North Dakota State 28-4 0-0 1st 2nd
2000–2001 North Dakota State 25-8 0-0 2nd Region
2001–2002 North Dakota State 18-10 0-0 t-3rd
2002–2003 North Dakota State 26-7 0-0 t-3rd Region
2003–2004 North Dakota State 24-7 0-0 t-1st Region
2004–2005 North Dakota State 26-1 0-0
2005–2006 North Dakota State 9-17 0-0
2006–2007 North Dakota State 14-11 0-0
North Dakota State (The Summit League) (2007–present)
2007–2008 North Dakota State 17-11 12-6 T2nd
Total: 671-198

      National champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "WBHOF Inductees". WBHOF. Retrieved 2009-08-01. 
  2. ^ "1995 WOMEN'S R. WILLIAM JONES CUP". USA Basketball. Retrieved 14 May 2013. 
  3. ^ http://www.gobison.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=11922&SPID=698&DB_OEM_ID=2400&ATCLID=75933&Q_SEASON=2005
  4. ^ "Carol Eckman Award". Women's Basketball Coaches Association. Retrieved 1 Jul 2014. 


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