Ruh making his mark professionally in Australia

SAINT LEO, Fla. -- Former Saint Leo University men's basketball standout Marcus Ruh '13 is fulfilling a pair of lifelong goals: playing professional basketball, and visiting Australia.

The 2013 Sunshine State Conference Player of the Year is playing professionally for the Ringwood Hawks in the Australian Big V basketball league, where he is averaging 18.5 points per game while shooting 43.0 percent from beyond the 3-point line for the first-place Hawks.

The 6-foot-4 native of Green Bay, Wis., was the subject of a recent article in the Green Bay Press Gazette; read the full article to learn more about Ruh and his experiences "down under". You can follow Ruh and his Ringwood teammates at