Paul Ruffner Athlete Profile

#44 Paul Ruffner

Position: Forward Height: 6-9 Weight: 215 Roster Years: 1968-1970 Hometown: Downey, CA

Personal

A 6-9 center from Downey, Calif., ... brother played basketball at BYU ... a business major.

Other College

Transferred to BYU from Cerritos Junior College in Calif., he had a great career there ... led team to JC title over highly-rated Pasadena ... played for JC team in Olympic trials ... had a high game for 43 points.

Stats

Year     GP     FG     %     FT       %      RBD.      TP       Avg.
1968-69 28 164 48 94 67 268 422 15.1
1969-70 26 178 48 103 69 254 459 17.7

1968-1969 | Junior Year

Was the team's leading rebounder averaging 9.5 per game ... was second in scoring with 15.1 points per game ... had 16 rebounds in three different games ... had 25 points in his first game with the Cougars ... was named to the WAC All-Conference second team.

1969-1970 | Senior Year

Finished his senior year with a 17.7 scoring average ... also averaged 10 rebounds per game.