Nemanja Djurisic
Nemanja Djurisic


Podgorica, Montenegro

High School:
South Kent

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 230




298 UGA Student-Athletes Named to J. Reid Parker Director of Athletics Honor Roll

298 UGA Student-Athletes Named to J. Reid Parker Director of Athletics Honor Roll


Georgia Holds Annual Student-Athlete Awards Banquet

Georgia Holds Annual Student-Athlete Awards Banquet


Bulldogs Take on Razorbacks in SEC Semifinals

Bulldogs Take on Razorbacks in SEC Semifinals


Georgia Advances To SEC Semifinals With 74-62 Win Over South Carolina

Georgia Advances To SEC Semifinals With 74-62 Win Over South Carolina


A Special Scene At Stegeman

A Special Scene At Stegeman


Georgia vs. Arkansas

Georgia vs. Arkansas


Georgia vs.South Carolina

Georgia vs.South Carolina


Georgia vs. Auburn

USATSI photos of men's basketball @ Auburn on Saturday, March 7, 2015.


Men's Basketball vs. No. 1 Kentucky (USATSI)

Men's Basketball falls to No. 1 Kentucky, 72-64 ; Credit: USA Today (USATSI)


Men's Basketball vs. Ole Miss (USATSI)

Men's Basketball defeats Ole Miss, 76-72; Credit: USA Today (USATSI)

Career Statistics Get Acrobat Reader

2014-15 Season

• In Tennessee game Feb. 7, he became the 44th player in UGA history to reach 1,000 career points.  Finished his career tied for 28th place on the school's list of all-time scorers. 

• Is also one of just 19 players in UGA history to score 1,000 points and pull down 500 rebounds.

• Scored 35 points in two games vs. #1-ranked Kentucky, including team-high 18 in Athens on March 3.

• Nearly had a triple-double in Georgia’s win over Fla. Atlantic, with 8 pts., 10 rebs. and a career-best 8 assists.  No UGA player has ever achieved a triple-double and it’s the closest any Bulldog in the past six years has come to the landmark.

• Parents Snezana and Ranko Djurisic, on their first U.S. visit from Montenegro, took in their first-ever UGA game Feb. 28 and participated in Senior Day recognition before Kentucky game on March 3 as well.

• Will graduate this May with his degree in International Affairs.

2013-14 Season

• Starter at the `4' position in three of 34 games.

• Emerged as the Bulldogs' top threat from 3-point range.

• Set new career scoring high of 22 points in Dogs' first win vs. South Carolina.

• Sank four of five 3-pointers, as well as another key deuce, in scoring 16 points in SEC season-opening win at Missouri.

• 19-point effort vs. Davidson included career highs in FGs made, 3FGs made & attempted.

2012-13 Season

• Tallied his second career double-double in season opener vs. Jacksonville.

• Scored a career-high 21 points in Bulldogs' win over Florida A&M.

• Followed FAMU game with team-high 17 points in win vs. George Washington.

• Contributed team-high 8 rebounds, as well as 7 pts. & 3 assists, in UGA's win over LSU.

• Has led the team in scoring thrice: vs. Fla. A&M (21 pts.), Texas A&M (13 pts.), & Alabama (14).

• Shot 41 percent from 3-point range during the SEC season.

• Scored the biggest FG of the OT period in home win over South Carolina.

2011-12 Season

• The Bulldogs' fifth-leading scorer at 7.0 points per game. His average in SEC play is 0.7 points higher.

• Started 12 games at the `4' position, including four of the last five games of the season. Started and contributed 12 points and seven boards in win over Florida.

• Made several key plays late in win over Tennessee. Played final 12 1/2 minutes of the game with four fouls.

• Lauded by Georgia coaches for his basketball smarts and overall skill set.

• Had the team's only double-double this season in SEC Tourney win over Miss. State.

High School

Played his senior season at South Kent School in South Kent, Conn.

• Averaged 20.1 points and 10.3 rebounds for the Cardinal, which went 18-14 last season.

• South Kent produced nine alumni that played in the 2011 NCAA Tournament, including a pair that faced Georgia, Isaiah Thomas and Matthew Bryan-Amaning of Washington.

• Also played in four straight Montenegrin national teams at the 2007-10 Under 18 European Championships.


Full Name: Nemanja Djurisic

Birthdate/Birthplace: Feb. 23, 1992 / Podgorica, Montenegro

Parents: Snezana Djurisic and Ranko Djurisic

Academic Major: International Relations and Affairs

Nickname: Nemi, Rocky

Favorite TV Show: Family Guy

Websites I most often visit: Facebook, Hautelook, You Tube

Favorite Beverage: Coca-Cola

Favorite Video Game: Pro Evolution Soccer

Favorite Academic Subject: Politics

Most Challenging Academic Subject: History

Non-Basketball Interests: I love to sing music from my home, Montenegro. I also love to watch movies

My role model away from sports: My mom

How my teammates would describe me:European with a funny accent

How I Would Describe Myself: Different, Cute, Tall, Athletic

Sport I'd Most Like to Try: Soccer

Non-Athletic Accomplishment I'm proudest of: Being a student here at the University of Georgia

Athletic Accomplishment I'm proudest of: Playing on my national teams

Most Famous Person I've Ever Met: Joakim Noah

My Most Prized Possession: High School diploma

Favorite Non-Basketball Athlete: Novak Djokovic because he is the best in his sport, and also because he is Serbian.

I Got Started Playing Basketball: My brother made me.

Best Friend on Another College Team: Aleksander Dobrovic, Southern New Hampshire Univ. and Nikola Maric, McCook College

When I Was Young and Playing Basketball, I Pretended I Was: Vlade Divac...always enjoyed watching him.

I First Got Interested in UGA: When I took my visit last spring.

I Chose to Attend UGA Because: I felt like I could fit really well on this team and help them get better. The school and the campus just felt like the perfect place for me to be.

The Thing I Like Most About Being Part of this Team: It's a very young and talented team that, with hard work, can surprise everyone in a positive way.

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