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College: Long Beach State
Weight: 225 lbs.
BirthDate: Jan. 7, 1976
Birthplace: Zagreb, Croatia
Named Big West Conference Player of the Year by conference coaches and College Hoops Insider in his final season. Ranks second at Long Beach State in career field goal percentage (.552) and first in free throw percentage (.811). Was a first-team GTE Academic All-District selection and was named Long Beach State Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year with his 3.61 GPA in International Business. Invited to Portsmouth Invitational Tournament, but was unable to play due to injury. College highlights at Long Beach State
Started all 30 games as a senior. Averaged a team-high 18.5 ppg and also contributed 7.1 rpg. Shot .593 from the field (11th in nation), .447 from 3-point range and .829 from the free-throw line. Scored in double-figures 28 times and had five double-doubles.
Was named Big West Player of the Week three times. Set a single-game Big West Tournament record with 36 points vs. Idaho. Scored 30 points in a win over LMU. Had 28 points vs. Cal State Monterey on 13-for-13 shooting, setting a 49er record and tying an NCAA mark. Had 15 points and 11 rebounds in a win over USC. Scored 18 points and grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds against CS Fullerton. As a junior, earned Second Team All-Big West honors after leading the 49ers in rebounding (5.6 rpg), steals (35), field-goal percentage (.500) and free-throw percentage (.784). Was named co-MVP of the team and shared the Team Academic Award for the highest GPA. Scored a season-high 25 points at Cal State Fullerton. Hit the game-winner at Cal-Irvine. Finished second on team in scoring (13.9 ppg) and third in assists (43).
Played sophomore season at Pensacola JC, leading team to the championship game of the Florida State JC Tournament. Averaged 17.2 points, 8.1 rebounds and 2.8 assists on his way to being named All-Panhandle Conference and All-State. Also a JC Academic All-American. Had season-highs of 29 points and 14 rebounds.
Appeared in 24 games as a freshman at James Madison, averaging 2.2 ppg and 1.4 rpg in 9.1 minutes per game.James Madison stats