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Nikola Koprivica
Nikola Koprivica

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Belgrade, Serbia

High School:
Sport Grammer School

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 221

Position:
G

Experience:
3V



SENIOR (2009-10)
Appeared in all 31 games, including 10 starts...first off the bench a Cougar-most 16 times...ranked third on the team and 15th in the Pac-10 with 5.1 rebounds a game...led team and ranked third in the conference with a .426 (43-for-101) clip from beyond the 3-point arc...contributed eight points, four rebounds, and four assists at Gonzaga (Dec. 2)...tied a career high with 11 rebounds against Air Force (Dec. 12)...scored a career high 23 points against Portland State in Kennewick (Dec. 19)...went 6-for-6 from the field, including 5-for-5 from beyond the arc, and went 6-for-6 from the free throw line...tied a career high with 6 3-point attempts against California (Jan. 14)...got first start of the season at Washington (Jan. 30)...led WSU in rebounds with 11 and scored 13 points, notching first career double-double...played a season high 35 minutes and scored 12 points at Oregon State (Mar. 4)...ended career with 85 wins, ranking as the second winningest player in school history...earned Pacific-10 All-Academic First Team honors.

JUNIOR (2008-09)
Appeared in all 33 games, including 18 starts...first Cougar off the bench seven times... pulled down career-high eight rebounds in season-opener against Mississippi Valley State (Nov. 15), adding eight points...led WSU in scoring with 10 points against Fairleigh Dickinson (Nov. 18)...scored seven points and collected six rebounds in a career-high 36 minutes against Mississippi State in the Cougars' semifinal win at the Legends Classic in Newark, N.J. (Nov. 28)...played 29 minutes and contributed five points against California (Jan. 8)...dished out career-high five assists at California (Feb. 7)...saw 24 minutes of action and grabbed four rebounds in the Cougars' 82-81 upset at No. 20/15 UCLA (Feb. 21), marking WSU's second win all-time at UCLA...earned Pacific-10 All-Academic First Team honors.

SOPHOMORE (2007-08)
Appeared in 34 of 35 games ...tied career high 12 points in 19 minutes knocking down 5-of-6 from the field against Portland State (Dec. 9)...had eight points and two rebounds vs. UCLA (Jan.12)... set career high for free throws made by making all seven points from the foul line in 13 minutes in opening round of the Pacific-10 Tournament against Oregon (Mar. 13)...played seven minutes in his NCAA Tournament debut against Winthrop (Mar. 20)...earned Pacific-10 All-Academic Second Team honors.

FRESHMAN (2006-07)
Appeared in 15 games, including four starts...had season cut short after tearing right ACL against No. 7 Oregon (Jan. 27)...knocked down a pair of 3-pointers to record six points in Cougar debut against Portland (Nov. 29)...scored nine points in seven minutes vs. Cal State Northridge (Dec. 16)...was a perfect 4-for-4 at the line against the Matadors...made first career start vs. San Diego State (Dec. 21)...tallied 11 points...scored season/career-high 12 points at No. 1 UCLA (Dec. 28)...added season/career-high five boards...had six points and three assists at USC (Dec. 30).

PRIOR TO WSU
Member of the KK Atlas Liga team 2004-06...member of Under-14 Serbian National Team that won the gold medal at the 2002 European Championships...captain of the Under-16 Serbian National Team in 2004...member of the Under-18 Serbian National Team in 2005..averaged 7.3 points and shot 33 percent from the 3-point range in the 2006 Under-18 European Championships.

PERSONAL
Born Nikola Koprivica in June of 1988 in Belgrade...parents Zarko and Marija...older brother Jovan...enjoys playing volleyball...majoring in international business.

CAREER STATS

3-POINT REBOUNDS YEAR GP-GS FGM-FGA FG% FGM-FGA FG% FTM-FTA FT% OFF DEF TOT/AVG PF-DQ PTS AVG AST TO BLK STL MIN AVG 2007 15-4 23-56 .411 8-29 .276 15-23 .652 2 21 23/1.5 20-0 69 4.6 12 9 1 5 213 14.2 2008 34-0 29-74 .392 4-29 .138 23-34 .676 6 27 33/1.0 41-0 85 2.5 23 23 1 11 381 11.2 2009 33-18 40-107 .374 14-52 .269 9-20 .450 6 72 78/2.4 41-0 103 3.1 52 44 1 10 691 20.9 2010 31-10 87-180 .483 43-101 .426 59-79 .747 44 113 157/5.1 58-1 276 8.9 55 41 3 11 781 25.2 TOTAL 113-32 179-417 .429 69-211 .327 106-156 .679 58 233 291/2.6 160-1 533 4.7 142 117 6 37 2066 18.3

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