Team Captain (2013-14)
Second-Team All-CAA (2013-14)
Third-Team All-CAA (2012-13)
Dean Ehlers Leadership Award (2014)
CAA Scholar-Athlete of the Year (2014)
NABC Allstate Good Works Team Nominee (2013-14)
CAA All-Academic First-Team (2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14)
W&M Most Improved Player (2012-13)
One of just six players in W&M history with 1,200 career points and 600 career rebounds … Finished his career ranked second in W&M history in field goal percentage (.566), eighth in blocked shots (86), 16th in rebounding (600) and 20th in scoring (1205).
Senior Season (2013-14)
A team captain … Named to the All-CAA for the second straight season, garnering second team honors … Selected as the 2014 CAA Men’s Basketball Scholar-Athlete of the Year … Started all 30 games in which he played, ranking 13th in the CAA and second on the team at 12.1 points per game … Ranked 20th in the CAA in rebounding (4.8), 13th in blocked shots (0.8) and 15th in offensive rebounding (1.8) … Led the CAA at 59 percent shooting from the field, which also ranked second on the Tribe’s single-season list … The 2014 CAA Dean Ehlers Leadership Award winner … Just the second three-time CAA All-Academic First Team selection in W&M history … A nominee for the NABC Allstate Good Works Team … Scored in double digits in 21 of his 30 games including a three 20-point games … Scored 26 points to go with 16 rebounds, both career highs, in the Tribe’s 97-67 win over VMI … Tallied his 1,000th career point, leading the Tribe with 13 at Delaware on Jan. 15 … Scored 20 points against High Point (11/20) and at Towson (3/1) … Finished with 16 points on 8-of-10 shooting in the CAA Championship Game against Delaware … On Senior Day against Northeastern (2/22), scored 12 points while adding five rebounds and five assists … Tallied 17 points with seven rebounds in a win at Wofford (12/7)… During the team’s international trip to the Dominican Republic over the summer, averaged 12.5 points and 5.3 rebounds in just 20.5 minutes per game … Shot a team-best 58.3 percent (21-of-36) from the field … Scored 20 points to go with seven rebounds vs. the La Romana Pro Select Team in the first game of the trip … Scored in double digits in three of the Tribe’s four games.
Juniors Season (2012-13)
Named Third-Team All-CAA … A CAA All-Academic First Team selection … Led the CAA and ranked 26th nationally in field goal percentage (.560) … Selected as W&M’s Most Improved Player award … One of only three players among the top 11 in the CAA in both scoring and rebounding (9th – 7.0) … Ranked among the CAA leaders in defensive rebounding (9th - 4.6), offensive rebounding (9th - 2.4) and blocked shots (13th - 0.9) … Started 29 of 30 games, averaging 28.5 minutes per game … Produced five double-doubles on the year, all in CAA play, which are the most for a W&M players since 2004-05 and the sixth-most in the CAA …Topped W&M with 17 points, including the game-winning free throw with 0.4 seconds left in the 73-72 win at UNCW (2/27) … Registered a 17-point, 16-rebound effort against Hofstra (2/2) to go with three blocked shots and three assists … His 16 rebounds were the most for a Tribe player since David Culley’s 26 against VMI during the 1995-96 season … Scored a career-high 25 points on 10-of-16 from the floor and tied a season-high with 11 rebounds at Northeastern (1/23) … Blocked a career-high five shots at NU … Led W&M with 19 points and six rebounds to go with three blocked shots against Drexel (1/19) … Produced his second double-double and first career 20-10 game with 20 points and 10 rebounds at Georgia State (1/16) … Recorded his first double-double of the season with a team-high 19 points and a season-high 11 rebounds vs. George Mason (1/5) … Added three assists and was 8-of-12 from the floor against the Patriots … Scored 12 of his 16 points in the second half and finished with a team-high seven rebounds at Purdue (12/29) … Dished out a career-high nine assists against Salisbury (12/21) … Despite being saddled with foul trouble, scored 13 points and pulled down four rebounds in 17 minutes at Radford (12/8) … Finished with 15 points on 5-of-7 shooting to go with seven rebounds and four assists against ODU (12/1) … Tallied 20 points at Richmond (11/28) … Just missed a double-double with 11 points and nine rebounds at Wake Forest (11/23) … Pulled down a team-high nine rebounds for the second straight game against Miami (Ohio) (11/21) … Scored a career-high 23 points and just missed a double-double with nine rebounds at High Point (11/17) … Hit 8-of-9 from the field, including his only 3-point attempt against the Panthers … Despite being limited to 21 minutes due to foul trouble at Liberty, scored 15 points … Knocked down a career-best two 3-pointers in the second half and scored 11 points during the Tribe’s decisive 32-5 run … Enjoyed an exceptional opener, scoring 18 points on 7-of-12 shooting, while pulling down seven rebounds and added three steals.
Sophomore Season (2011-12)
Named to the CAA All-Academic First Team ... After missing the Tribe’s first six games due to injury, started 24 of his final 26 appearances ... Scored in double figures in 10 of the Tribe’s last 14 games, including a team-best 12 points and seven rebounds in the CAA Tournament against Northeastern (3/2) ... Ranked among the CAA leaders in rebounds, coming in 11th in overall rebounds per game (6.6), 12th in offensive rebounds per game (2.3) and 12th in defensive rebounds per game (4.3) ... Ranked third in the CAA in field goal percentage (54.5) and 29th in scoring at 10.3 points per game ... Despite battling foul trouble against Hofstra (2/22), was a perfect 4-of-4 from the floor in finishing with nine points, six rebounds, three assists and a career-high tying three blocked shots ... Posted his third double-double of the season with 14 points and 10 rebounds at VMI (2/18) ... Just missed double-doubles with 14 points and eight rebounds vs. Northeastern (2/11) and 11 points to go with eight rebounds at Drexel (2/14) ... Added a career-high three steals against both the Huskies and Dragons ... Turned in a 16-point, seven-rebound performance at UNCW (2/4), making a career-high seven field goals on 11 attempts ... Pulled down double-digit rebounds for the third time with a game-high 10 boards vs. VCU (2/1) ... Posted double-doubles in back-to-back games at VCU and vs. UNCW ... Poured in a career-best 17 points on 5-of-8 from the field and 7-of-8 from the free throw line to go with a team-best 10 rebounds vs. UNCW (1/21) ... Recorded his first career double-double with 10 points and a career-high 12 rebounds at VCU (1/19) ... Blocked a career-high three shots at Northeastern (1/14) ... Dished out a career-high five assists at Towson (1/11) and added eight points to go along with eight rebounds ... Narrowly missed a double-double with 14 points and eight rebounds at Miami (Ohio) (12/29) ... Led the Tribe with 14 points, four rebounds and three assists at #8 Missouri (12/18) ... Made 6-of-7 from the free throws against the Tigers ... Scored 11 of his 14 points against the Tigers in the second half ... Made his first collegiate start against Richmond (11/30) and just missed a double-double with 15 points and eight rebounds ... Returned from injury at Howard (11/26), played 21 minutes and scored 13 points.
Freshman Season (2010-11)
Over his last 20 games of 2010-11 averaged 6.3 points and 3.2 rebounds per game, while shooting 59.3 percent (54-of-91) from the floor and 85.7 percent (30-of-35) from the free throw line in 15 minutes per game ... Appeared in 26 games for the Tribe and averaged 5.5 points and 2.8 rebounds per game ... Ranked sixth among CAA rookies in rebounding ... In CAA games only, ranked 10th among league rookies in scoring at 5.9 points per game ... Finished the season shooting 56.7 percent from the field (55-of-97) and 83.8 percent (31-of-37) from the free throw line ... Ranked second on the team in blocked shots with 15 ... Blocked 10 shots in CAA play, which put him just outside the league’s top 15 in conference games ... Scored 13 points on 6-of-9 shooting at Northeastern (1/24) to go along with five rebounds, but suffered an injury that forced him to miss four games ... Register 12 points against Drexel (1/15) and was a perfect 5-of-5 from the floor and 2-of-2 from the free throw line ... Hit on 5-of-6 from the free throw line and tallied nine points against VCU (1/12) at home ... Scored 10 points on 3-of-4 from the field and 4-of-4 from the free throw line against JMU (1/8) ... Hit is first collegiate 3-pointer and finished with nine points to go along with a career-best tying two blocked shots vs. UNCW (1/3) ... Turned in an impressive eight-point, seven-rebound performance at Longwood (12/29) in 14 minutes of action ... Scored 11 points and pulled down a team-best eight rebounds in the win over Shenandoah (12/16) ... In his first career CAA game, scored eight points and pulled down three rebounds at VCU (12/4) ... Came off the bench and turned in an impressive performance with 10 points and seven rebounds against Howard (12/1).
Named the Wheaton Academy Males Athlete of the Year as a senior ... Graduated from Wheaton as the program’s all-time leader in scoring with 1,439 ... Averaged 20.8 points, 8.6 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 2.6 blocked shots per game as a senior ... Selected as the Suburban Christian Conference Player of the Year in 2010 ... A two-time Daily Herald All-Area selection (2009-10) ... A McDonald’s All-American nominee ... A two-time Illinois Basketball Coaches Association All-State selection ... Named a Chicago All-Academic Showcase All-Star in 2009 ... Selected to the Glenberd West Christmas Tournament and Wheaton Academy Invitational All-Tournament teams ... Averaged 19.6 points, 11 rebounds, five blocks and 2.4 assists per game as a junior ... Named Illinois Basketball Service Large School Fourth-Team All-State in 2009 ... Scored a career-high 37 points and nearly recorded a triple-double with 15 rebounds and eight blocked shots against Streamwood at the 2008 Wheaton Academy Thanksgiving Tournament... In a pair of regional victories over Sycamore and Hampshire, he accounted for 34 points, 25 rebounds and 16 blocks ... Helped Wheaton to its first regional championship since 1998 ... Garnered PSL co-Player of the Year after earning first-team all-conference accolades in 2009 ... Selected as the Windy City Classic MVP in 2009 ... Averaged 17 points, 7.8 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 2.9 blocks per game as a sophomore ... Played in only eight games as a sophomore due to injury ... Played AAU for Velocity ... Rated one of the top front court players in the state of Illinois by Illinois Prep Bulls-eye ... City/Suburban Hoops Report rated him as one of the top 20 players in the state of Illinois ... Rated the No. 175 power forward in the country by ESPN.com ... A member of Project Lead (a senior leadership group), International Club and was a four-year honor roll student in high school.
Son of Tom and Sue Rusthoven ... Father, Tom, played basketball at Trinity Christian College, while his mother, Sue, played tennis at College of DuPage and Western Illinois University… Earned his degree in business finance.