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    43  Danijel Zoric
    Danijel Zoric

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Serbia

    Last College:
    Collin County CC

    Height / Weight:
    6-9 / 230

    Position:
    F


    2006-07 Highlights: Saw action in 17 games, making four starts..missed four outings while taking a personal leave of absence...suspended indefinitely from the team on Jan. 26 for conduct detrimental to the team...scored a season-best 15 points (7-for-8 FG) and pulled down four rebounds versus Youngstown State on Dec. 2...tabbed eight points and four rebounds at UW-Green Bay on Jan. 24...totaled eight points and six boards against Illinois State on Dec. 23...tabbed six points and five rebounds versus Akron on Dec.16...snagged five rebounds and blocked a shot at Ole Miss on Dec. 19...tabbed four points and four rebounds versus Illinois on Dec. 9...scored six points and grabbed five boards in a starting role versus St. Edward's on Nov. 11...recorded four points and four rebounds at Penn on Dec. 21.

    2005-06 Highlights: Saw action in all 31 games while making 18 starts for the Flames in his first season with the team...averaged 6.9 points and 3.8 rebounds per game...led the team in blocks with 22...averaged 11.4 points and 6.0 rebounds in his last six outings of the year...reached double figures in scoring on nine occasions...went for 14 points in Horizon League Tournament opener versus Wright State on Feb. 28th...tabbed 18 points and eight rebounds at Cleveland State on Feb. 22nd...tallied a career-high 19 points at Youngstown State on Feb. 2nd...scored 16 points and pulled down six boards at UW-Milwaukee on Feb. 15th...tabbed 17 points and nine rebounds at UW-Green Bay on Jan. 11th...recorded a game-high 15 points at Wright State on Jan. 25th...scored 12 points and grabbed six rebounds versus UW-Green Bay on Jan. 28th...started and totaled 13 points and five boards in the Flames' win over San Diego St. on Nov. 19th.

    Prior to UIC: Played in 2004-05 at Collin County Community College in Plano, Texas...averaged 19.3 points and 8.0 rebounds per game for the Cougars while shooting 56% from the field...named North Texas Junior College Athletic Conference Newcomer of the Year while also garnering All-Region V and All-Conference accolades...played his first season of collegiate basketball at Three Rivers Community College in Missouri, where he averaged 10.4 points and 4.0 rebounds per game.

    Prep/Personal Notes: Native of Serbia, which is also the home country of teammates Jovan Stefanov and Jovan Ignjatovic...leading scorer and rebounder of French under-21 league, averaging 17.5 points and 10.4 rebounds per contest...son of Eeljko and Zora Zoric...born on February 23, 1983...majoring in management.

    CAREER STATS

    
                                     Total         3-Point                    Rebounds
    Year      GP-GS   Min/Avg    FG-FGA   Pct   FG-FGA   Pct   FT-FTA   Pct Off-Def  Tot  Avg  PF-FO Ast  TO Blk Stl  Pts/Avg
    2005-06   31-18   673/21.7   72-166  .434    0-1    .000   70-96   .729  41-77   118  3.8  59-2   13  51  22  15  214/6.9
    2006-07   17-4    265/15.6   31-68   .456    0-0    .000   11-20   .550  14-37    51  3.0  35-0    5  18   8   1   73/4.3
    TOTAL     48-22   938/19.5  103-234  .440    0-1    .000   81-116  .698  55-114  169  3.5  94-2   18  69  30  16  287/6.0