|High School:||Bishop Hendricken/Northfield Mt. Hermon|
Received theJohn DiIorio ’56 Award, given for hustle, drive and determination ... led the team in steals for the third time inthree years, as well as rebounding while ranking sixth and 11th in the league in those respective categories ... third in scoring average, three-pointers made and minutes played while being one of three players to start every game ... grabbed the most rebounds on the team in seven of the first nine games ... scored in double figures in 11 of the 28 contests ... pulled in 11 boards in the victory at Hartford ... in the next game, scored a season-high 17 points at Loyola (Md.) ... helped Big Green earn a 71-68 win over Army with 14 points and seven rebounds, including a jumper with 21 seconds as the shot clock winding down to double a two-point lead ... poured in 17 more points at Drake, including back-to-back three-pointers to the Green a 50-46 lead in the middle of the second half en route to a 67-59 victory ... dropped 16 points on Harvard in a loss at home ... in lone conference win, had 10 points and eight rebounds against Cornell ... first career double-double came against Brown with 10 points and a career-high 12 rebounds ... shot 57.1 percent (16-of-28) over the final five games, including 58.3 percent (7-of-12) from long range ... finished the year by hitting 3-of-4 from downtown among his 11 points versus Penn.
Earned the team’s Alvin F. “Doggie” Julian Award, given for spirit and enthusiasm ... led the team in steals for the second straight year ... third in scoring average, three-pointers made and minutes played while tying Ronnie Dixon for most games started ... topped the team in scoring in four games, and rebounding and assists in seven each ... began season with four field goals and four steals at Boston College ... drained three three-pointers while scoring 13 points at George Mason ... solid all-around game in the win over Hartford with 15 points, six rebounds and four steals ... came off the bench to score 13 points and dish out season-high five assists in the blowout over Lyndon State ... attempted a career-high 20 shots while tallying a personal-best 18 points at New Hampshire ... scored 16 points against St. Francis (N.Y.), including a three-point play with 0.9 seconds remaining to lift the Big Green to the thrilling victory ... hit a trio of treys on back-to-back-nights against Penn and Princeton, posting 17 points against the Quakers ... provided 15 points in a loss at Yale ... converted 17 of his last 21 free throws (.810).
Twice named the Ivy League’s Rookie of the Week ... led the league in steals in conference games ... had a homecoming of sorts in his second career game, playing in Providence and scoring the first six points of his career ... posted double figures with 10 points and his first two treys the next game versus Colgate ... hit 5-of-6 from the floor and tallied 13 points against Plymouth State ... set season highs with five assists and five steals while scoring nine points versus Harvard in the Ivy opener ... started the last 13 contests, all Ivy games ... had at least one steal in 13 of the 14 league contests ... hit a jumper with 1:28 remaining to give Dartmouth the lead in a 63-60 victory over Penn, the last of his nine points ... stole the inbounds pass in overtime against Brown to preserve the two-point victory ... scored in double figures in five straight conference tilts ... led the team with 14 points in the 57-54 victory over Yale ... tied the score twice in the final 33 seconds of the first overtime at Cornell, draining two free throws then hitting a short jumper with 2.5 seconds on the clock ... had 11 points to help complete the season sweep of the Quakers ... of his 12 points in the win at Princeton, 10 came in the opening half to keep the score close.
Lettered for coach John Carroll at Northfield Mount Hermon in his post-grad year ... scored 17 points a game as the team’s captain ... also captained the volleyball team at NMH, leading it to a New England championship with a perfect 12-0 mark ... four-year letterman for coach Jamal Gomes at Bishop Hendricken High in Warwick, R.I., serving as captain his final two years ... helped the Hawks to Division 1 State Championships all four years with an overall record of 78-6 ... Division 1 Player of the Year as a junior and senior, as well as first team all-division and all-state ... championship player of the game as a sophomore … all-state academic team all four years ... played volleyball at Bishop Hendricken as well, helping the team to four straight Division I State titles and combined record of 80-4 ... first team all-state in volleyball as a senior, second team as a junior ... Division 1 player of the year as a senior and all-tournament last three years ... only person in Rhode Island to be on four state championship teams in both basketball and volleyball.
Government major ... full name is David Isaac Rufful ... born March 22, 1989 ... son of Robert and Janet ... has one brother ... plans on majoring in economics and enjoys film and acting.
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