Senior earns Villanova Basketball Award for second consecutive year
Fast moving show was capped by a performance by Rick Ross
Villanova hosts its season opener on Nov. 9
A skilled perimeter player with superior court vision and passing acumen ... Can be utilized at the one, two, or three positions ... Brings range beyond the 3-point line and understands how to use his frame to create shooting space on drives to the basket.
2012-13 Overview: Saw action in 17 games for the Wildcats as a reserve ... Averaged 2.4 minutes and 0.1 points per outing.
2013 BIG EAST Championship: Appeared in the final minute of a 66-53 win over St. John's on March 13.
2012-13 BIG EAST Regular Season Highlights: Appeared in 16 games, averaging 2.6 mpg ... Played five minutes at Connecticut on Feb. 16 ... Logged five minutes in a 68-40 win over USF on Feb. 9 with three rebounds and an assist to his credit ... Made his first appearance in BIG EAST action on Jan. 19 at Providence.
2012-13 Non-Conference Highlights: Collected two rebounds in three minutes of an 83-56 victory at Monmouth on Dec. 22 ... Saw a season high eight minues of action against Columbia on Nov. 20 ... Recorded two assists with zero turnovers in five minutes of action off the bench against Alabama on Nov. 16 ... His first two college points came on a pair of free throws in Villanova's 78-58 win over UDC on Nov. 9.
TRADERS POINT CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
Played a pivotal role in helping his team post a 24-3 record and capture the Indiana state Christian title ... Upon completion of his school year, he went home to Croatia to represent his country at the U18 European Championship ... Averaged 15.0 points and 2.9 rebounds in eight games in the games in August 2012, helping Croatia defeat Russia and Lithuania in its final two games to claim the gold medal.
Born Sept., 1, 1994 in Zagreb.