CIU Athlete Achieves Milestone

February 03, 2017

Ryan Gibson is the first basketball player in Columbia International history to score 1,000 points. He achieved the milestone on Jan. 31 in a win against Warren Wilson College at Swannanoa, North Carolina. He would later be honored in front of the hometown crowd in the Moore Fitness Center on Feb. 2 prior to the Rams’ contest against Johnson & Wales University. Gibson was introduced and presented with a basketball inscribed with his achievement. He immediately ran toward the stands with the basketball and presented it to his parents in the front row.

"Ryan has been an integral part of this team and being the first to score 1,000 points in program history is a special honor,” Head Coach Marshall Tague said. “I'm proud of him and for all the hard work he has put in to reach this milestone."

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