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Longtime Wylie assistant Gregg Ruffin to be Bulldogs' next boys basketball coach

By Mike Skow, mskow@ktxs.com
Published On: May 22 2013 04:07:34 PM CDT
Updated On: May 22 2013 04:14:18 PM CDT

ABILENE, Texas -

Gregg Ruffin will be the next coach of Wylie’s boys basketball team. Ruffin served as assistant coach under highly successful head coach Russell Perkins for 14 years.

Ruffin has spent 16 years with the Wylie school district. He played college hoops at Hardin-Simmons University from 1991-95. He said he’s excited about the opportunity.

Perkins recently announced he was leaving Wylie for an assistant position in Argyle. Perkins led the Bulldogs to a 34-5 record and a state semifinals berth this year while capturing his 500th career win.

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