Ruffin ’13 named ECCC women's assistant basketball coach

Ruffin ’13 named ECCC women’s assistant basketball coach

Alcorn alumna Kiara Ruffin, a native of Meridian, Mississippi, was recently selected women’s assistant basketball coach at East Central Community College in Decatur, Mississippi.

Ruffin is a former basketball standout at Alcorn State University and Southeast Lauderdale High School. At Alcorn, she was named to the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) All-American Team in 2011 and received All-Southwest Athletic Conference First-Team honors in 2010-11 and 2011-12. She was also selected SWAC Most Valuable Player in 2011. Ruffin was a Dean’s List Scholar at ASU, where she received a bachelor’s degree in child development in May 2013.

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Oictured: Kiara Ruffin.