Troy Ruths, CEO of Ruths.ai, was inducted into the Washington University in St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame on February 12, 2016 in a ceremony at the Knight Center.
Troy was recognized for his excellence on and off the court as a part of the men’s basketball team. He guided the Bears to their first-ever national title in 2008, scoring 33 points in the championship game. Ruths averaged 20.5 points and 6.5 rebounds per game for the Bears in 2007-08, when he was named the 2008 D3hoops.com and DIII News Division III National Player of the Year. He also earned the prestigious Jostens Trophy Award. Ruths ranks second on the all-time scoring list with 1,801 points. He is also second in field goals (672) and free throws (457) made, third in rebounds (709), and fifth in blocks (137) and games played (109). Ruths was a two-time All-American and three-time All-UAA and All-Region selection. Off the court, he was a three-time Academic All-UAA, Academic All-District and Academic All-America selection. Ruths was named the 2007 and 2008 ESPN The Magazine College Division Academic All-America of the Year.
For more information please see: http://bearsports.wustl.edu/general/2015-16/2016SportsHOF