Brings toughness and a great work ethic to the floor ... Enthusiastic and energetic
His first college points came on a 3-point field goal from the corner in last minute of a 67-44 win over Delaware State on Dec. 28 at the Pavilion ... Earned his first rebound and assist of his college career in 104-91 win over VMI on Dec. 22.
ST. AUGUSTINE PREP
He and current teammate Andrew Sullivan helped lead their team to the New Jersey State Parochial B championship ... Averaged 14 ppg as the starting point guard in 1998-99 ... Named second team all-league and second team all-parochial as a senior ... Played for head coach Paul Rodeo.
Parents are Louis and Adele Ruskey ... Andrew Sullivan lived with the Ruskey family after coming to prep school from England ... A political science major who entertains thoughts of becoming an attorney ... Born 11/3/80 in Philadelphia ... Chose Villanova for its location and academics.
RUSKEY'S CAREER STATS
Big East Games Only