Nemanja Djurisic
42 Nemanja Djurisic
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Podgorica, Montenegro

High School:
South Kent

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 230

Position:
F

Career Stats and Game-by-Game Get Acrobat Reader

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.

Personal

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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