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Ames High School Boys Basketball

Team Record 15-8

 

1912 – Present

National Rankings

2010 # 3 National Ranking Max Preps

# 1 Midwest Region USA Today

# 3 National Ranking USA Today

                # 10 Fab 50 ESPN Rise

2009 #12 National Ranking Max Preps

# 9 Midwest Region USA Today

# 46 Fab 50 ESPN Rise

Undefeated Seasons

1976 2009  2010

State Champions

1936 1945 1955
1973 1976 1991
2009 2010  

 State Runner up

1940 1967  1975

State Semi finals

1938 3rd place 1966 4th place  1970 3rd place

State Tourney Bids

1936 1938 1940
1945 1946 1948
1952 1955 1961
1966 1967 1969
1970 1973 1975
1976 1991  2009
2010  2015  

 

Coach Vance Downs
Phone: 515-817-0600
vance.downs@ames.k12.ia.us

“Do the next thing right and you’re as perfect as any other human being”  – Don Meyer

Teacher of Special Education

Graduate of
Iowa State University

11 years as head coach

* #3 USA Today National Ranking 2010

* #1 USA Today Midwest Regional Rankings 2010

* Class 4A State Champions 2009,2010 ( 53-0 )

* # 9 USA Today Midwest Regional Rankings 2009

* # 7 Max Prep National Ranking 2009

* Conference Champions 2005,2007,2008,2009,2010,2015

* State Tournament Bid 2009,2010,2015

* Conference Coach of the Year,2007,2008,2009,2010

* Regional/Substate Coach of the Year 2009,2010,2015

* IBCA Class 4A Coach of the Year 2009

* IBCA Class 4A Coach of the Year 2010

* USA Today National Coach of the Year 2010

2007 Football 4A Assistant Coach of the Year

   
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