23 Nikola Malesevic
23 Nikola Malesevic
Height: 6-7
Weight: 200
Year: Junior
Hometown: Uzice, Serbia
High School: Uzicka Gimnazija
Position: F
Last School: Uzicka Gimnazija

2011-12 (Junior):
Added 12 points and two rebounds before fouling out at George Mason...Knocked down 6-of-11 from the floor and 7-of-9 from the charity stripe, good for 22 points at Texas...Added 18 points and three rebounds in 34 minutes against Hofstra...Scored 15 points against Boston University...Had 19 points and five rebounds against Maine....Poured in a season-high 23 points to go with four boards, two blocks, and two steals versus Virginia Tech...Poured in a career-high 25 points on 6-of-10 shooting from the floor vs. Yale...Suffered broken hand following Yale game...Returned to score 12 points and grab five boards at La Salle...Had 19 points, five rebounds, four assists, a block, and three steals versus Massachusetts...Added 12 points versus Temple...Suspended for the Charlotte game due to a violation of team rules...Had 12 points and three rebounds at home against Saint Joseph’s...Added 14 points and five rebounds at St. Bonaventure...Grabbed a team-high nine rebounds to go along with seven points, two assists and two blocks against Saint Louis...Added career-best-four assists at Massachusetts.

2010-11 (Sophomore):
Started 25 of the Rams' 34 games...Came off the bench to score 13 points (4-6 3FG) at Pittsburgh...Knocked down 6-of-8 from the floor, good for 14 points versus Brown...Scored 17 points (6-8 FG; 3-3 3FG) to go along with five rebounds versus College of Charleston...Made all three of his field goal attempts at Toledo...Had six points and six rebounds versus UIC...Added six points and four rebounds versus Drexel...Scored 10 points and pulled down five rebounds at Providence...Made his first collegiate start at Northeastern, scoring 13 points (6-9 FG) and dishing out two assists...Played 37 minutes at Quinnipiac, scoring 10 points and grabbing eight rebounds...Added 11 points, six rebounds and two blocks versus New Hampshire...Was 6-of-9 from the floor against Lafayette, good for 15 points and six rebounds...Added 16 points versus Boston College...Had 12 points at home versus Xavier...Registered his first collegiate double-double, with career-highs in points (24) and rebounds (12)...Had 14 points, six rebounds, two blocks and two steals at Saint Joseph's...Was 8-of-11 from the floor, scoring 20 points versus Fordham...Grabbed seven rebounds at Temple...Scored 14 points against Dayton...Registered 19 points, four rebounds, and three steals versus Charlotte...Added 10 points and nine boards against Massachusetts...Had 16 points, seven rebounds and two blocks at Duquesne...Was 6-of-8 from the floor, good for 13 points at Fordham...Contributed nine points against George Washington and at St. Bonaventure...Added 11 points and four rebounds versus Saint Louis in the A-10 Tournament opener.

2009-10 (Freshman):
Saw action in 16 games...Was 3-for-3 from the floor, including 2-of-2 from beyond the arc, against Holy Cross...Came off the bench to knock down a key 3-pointer in the second half against Oklahoma State...Connected on two free throws at home against Saint Joseph's...Had a basket at Fordham.

At Uzicka Gimnazija:
Played four years of high school in his native Serbia...Also played with KK Sloboda in the top Serbian amateur league...Averaged 14.5 points and 7.8 rebounds en route to being named MVP in 2008...Was voted the league's most improved player in 2006...Scored 42 points in a game against KK Napredak in 2007, connecting on nine 3-pointers.

Personal:
Nikola Malesevic was born August 25, 1989...Parents are Zoran and Ljiljana Malesevic...Has a sister, Tijana, who is one of the top junior volleyball players in Serbia...Favorite athlete is Kobe Bryant and favorite team is the Los Angeles Lakers...Enjoys reading and playing video games.