MADISON-GRANT HIGH SCHOOL | UNIVERSITY OF EVANSVILLEKyle Runyan played varsity basketball at Madison Grant High School (1995-97) for Coach Terry Martin, leading the Argylls to three very successful seasons with a total record of 55-17. The 95-96 team won the Grant Four, Marion Sectional, recorded the first and only regional win in Madison Grant history, and holds the record for most wins with 21. Because of the success of the 95-96 team the 96-97 team was invited to the Hall of Fame Classic in New Castle, IN. Madison Grant was defeated in the afternoon game, but came back strong to win the evening game. The 96-97 team also won the Grant Four and finished as runner-up in the Marion Sectional. The 96-97 team holds the Madison Grant record for most wins during a regular season (19).
While at Madison Grant, Kyle was All Central Indiana Conference in 1995-97. He also earned All-County in 1995, Grant County Player of the Year in 1996, and Grant County Co- Player of the Year in 1997. During Kyle's junior year he was named to the inaugural Junior All-Star team in which he was only one of six players to play in both games vs. the Indiana All-Star team. In Kyle's senior year he was named Second Team All-State by the IBCA and AP, and played in the North-South All-Star Classic and Wendy's Classic. To finish his career, he became the first player in Madison Grant history to be named to the Indiana All-Star team.
Kyle holds Madison Grant's record for single-game points scored (45), single-season points scored (604), career points scored (1,579), career 3-point% (43.4), along with many other records. In his career, Kyle averaged 21.8 points, 7.4 rebounds, and 5.3 assists.
After high school Kyle accepted a scholarship from Jim Crews to play for the University of Evansville. As a freshman Kyle averaged 10.8, shot 43% from 3-point range, and was named to the Missouri Valley Conference All-Newcomer team. As a sophomore he played for the Missouri Valley Conference Regular Season Championship team and Runner-Up Conference championship team. This same year he played in the NCAA tournament vs. Kansas, recording 8 points and 8 rebounds. Kyle graduated from U of E in 2001 with a degree in Business Administration and a Master's in Business Education.
He became Athletic Director at Pike Central High School in 2005, coached varsity basketball for four years, and is currently the Assistant Principal. He resides in Winslow, IN with his wife Adrienne, and son, Reece.