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.