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Predrag Savovic
Ht: 6-6
Position: G
Class: Senior
 
2001-02 (Senior):
Named to honorable mention All-America team…selected to the all-WAC first team for the second consecutive year becoming the first UH player to do so…named to the NABC/Pontiac All-District 13 team becoming just fourth UH player to earn that honor…also named to the Verizon Academic All-America third team as well as the All-District VIII Team for the second consecutive year…missed Fresno State (Mar. 2) game after sustaining back spasms in loss at Nevada (Feb. 28)…returned to action against San Jose State (Mar. 7) in WAC Tournament quarterfinals, recording his first double-double of the season (15 points/11 rebounds)…in semifinal victory over Nevada (Mar. 8), scored 29 of 31 points in the first half, including career-best tying six 3-pointers…had 28 points in the WAC Tourney title game against Tulsa (Mar. 9) to earn Most Valuable Player honors…had team-high 26 points in NCAA Tournament first round game vs. Xavier (Mar. 15)…scored in double figures in 24 games…had 14 20-point games and two 30-point games…became the school’s all-time leader in 3-pointers made (178) in victory over Rice (Feb. 23)…also ranks first in 3-pointers attempted (471)…finished as the school’s fourth leading scorer all-time (1,414)…named WAC player of the week twice this season…ninth player in UH history to score 1,000 points…posted a career-high 32 points against UTEP (Feb. 2)…recorded 29 points with career-best six 3-pointers at SMU (Feb. 7)…had 29 points with five treys at UTEP (Jan. 3)…had 27 points in home victory over Tulsa (Feb. 21)…scored 23 points against Fresno State (Dec. 27)…had 22 points, including 5-of-10 from 3-point range in victory over SMU (Jan. 12)…featured on ABC’s Game of the Week on Feb. 2 as “Senior of the Week”…named to Rainbow Classic all-tournament team…scored 19 pts. vs. Georgia (Dec. 22) in title game…had 24 points and four 3-pointers against Portland (Dec. 19)…returned to lineup against San Diego State (Dec. 14) after sitting out seven game NCAA suspension…over his career, has scored 155 points in six games (25.8 ppg) against UTEP, including two 30-point outings and three of his top career scoring games…started all 85 games in which he played in during his career…had string of 21 straight double-figure point games end at Nevada (Feb. 28)…had at least one 3-pointer in 35 consecutive games…had 70 career double figure point games including 31 20-point games, which ranks second all-time in UH history…team tri-captain.

2000-01 (Junior):
Named to the all-WAC first team and to the WAC all-tournament team…started all 31 games at shooting guard…ranked third in the league in scoring (17.6 ppg), eighth in assists (3.1 apg) and seventh in 3-pointers made (1.9 pg)…team leader in scoring 13 times…scored in double figures in 28 games, including 14 straight from Dec. 22 through Feb. 3…had 10 20-plus point games and one 30-plus point outing…scored a career-high 31 points against UTEP (Jan. 11)…had 24 points and five 3-pointers in victory over TCU (Mar. 8) and 23 points and four rebounds versus Fresno State (Mar. 9) in WAC Tournament…ranks fourth in UH career list in 3-pointers made (103) and 3-pointers attempted (279).

1999-2000 (Sophomore):
Started 29 games at shooting guard…scored 20 or more points in five games (25 vs. Colorado, 21 vs. Oregon, 22 at UTEP, 23 vs. UTEP and 21 vs. Fresno State - WAC Tournament)…scored in double-figures in 18 games, including 15 of the last 18 games…fouled out in three games…suffered injury (strained right arch) vs. VMI on Nov. 28…named Hawai‘i Invitational and Outrigger Hotels Rainbow Classic Most Outstanding Player…named WAC Player of the Week (Dec. 27-Jan.2) after averaging 18.3 points and 4.0 rebounds in three games in the Rainbow Classic…named to WAC All-Newcomer Team.

1998-99:
Redshirted.

College:
Attended Alabama-Birmingham during 1997-98 season…started one of 21 games…averaged 2.4 points per game…scored 13 points on 5-of-8 shooting from the field and dished out four assists in 22 minutes against Purdue…grabbed four rebounds vs. Saint Louis.

Prep:
A 1994 graduate of Ivan Goran Kovacic High School in Yugoslavia…earned four letters in basketball …played on various club teams…was leading scorer and team MVP for two years…member of the Partizan Belgrade club team which won the European Championship in 1992… played for the Yugoslavian National Team from 1993-94…member of the Iva Zorka Pharu club team which made it to the quarterfinals of the Korac Cup in 1996.

Personal:
Born May 21, 1976, in Pula, Yugoslavia …brother Slobodan helped the Ohio State basketball team reach the 1999 NCAA Final Four…parents are Olivera and Nikola Savovic of Herceg Novi, Yugoslavia.