Full Name:
Slobodan Savovic
Position:
Guard
College:
Ohio State
Height:
6-5
Weight:
230
High School:
Eastside HS (Newark, N.J.)
Birthdate:
November 27, 1979
Birthplace:
Montenegro, Yugoslavia

Statistics

HIGHLIGHTS
Ranks fifth all-time at Ohio State in career three-point field goals (125).
As a senior, earned All-Big 10 Honorable Mention honors by media.
At Portsmouth Invitational Tournament, averaged 6.3 points and shot 33.3 percent from three-point range.
Younger brother of fellow 2002 NBA Draft prospect Predrag Savovic of Hawaii.


AT OHIO STATE
As a senior collected Big Ten Tournament MVP honors after leading Buckeyes to their first league tournament title.
Scored career-high 27 points in conference championship game against Iowa, hitting 8-of-14 shots (including career-best five three-pointers in 10 attempts), while adding five assists and three steals.
Topped OSU in three-pointers made, three-point percentage, assists and steals.
Dished out five or more assists 14 times, including career-high nine vs. then-No. 9 Iowa.
Led team in assists 16 times.
Scored 25 points (on 10-for-13 shooting) against IUPUI in just 29 minutes.
Posted 15 points and seven assists vs. Michigan, 17 points and six assists against Michigan State and 19 points, career-high six steals, five rebounds and five assists vs. North Carolina-Wilmington.
Grabbed career-high-tying eight rebounds against N.C. State.

As a junior, averaged 30.0 minutes.
Drilled four three-pointers in a game three times.
Scored season-high 23 points including 17 in the second half to spearhead 20-point comeback against Penn State.
Also added six rebounds and five assists that day.
Sank 10-of-10 free throws against Kansas in sterling 15-point, five-rebound, six-assist performance.

Had 10 points and eight assists against Florida State, 17 points and seven rebounds vs. Alabama and 13 points, six rebounds and five assists against Michigan State.

Limited to only 16 games of sophomore season due to ankle and leg injuries.
Scored season-high nine points in opening game against Notre Dame.

As a freshman, sparkled in Big 10 Tournament first-round game against Michigan, amassing eight points, five rebounds, four steals and three assists in only 15 minutes.
Had previously enjoyed another strong outing against the Wolverines, scoring 12 points and grabbing team-high seven boards.
Sank trio of three-pointers in OT win over Wisconsin.
Scored season-high 16 points (on 6-of-8 shooting, including 3-of-5 from three-point range) against Tennessee-Martin.

STATISTICS
SEASON G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
1998-99 34 0 33 82 .402 33 50 .660 58 43 22 1 118 3.5
1999-00 16 0 11 29 .379 7 10 .700 19 18 12 1 36 2.3
2000-01 31 31 86 196 .439 65 88 .739 119 107 34 4 276 8.9
2001-02 32 32 118 264 .447 85 120 .708 116 116 38 5 381 11.9
TOTALS 113 63 248 571 .434 190 268 .709 312 284 106 11 811 7.2
Three-point field goals: 1998-99, 19-for-59 (.322); 1999-00, 7-for-23 (.304); 2000-01, 39-for-100 (.390); 2001-02, 60-for-150 (.400). Totals: 125-for-332 (.377).