In 2010, 2011 and 2012, Dario Saric was nominated for the FIBA Europe Young Men’s Player of the Year Award and was named the 2013 FIBA Europe Young Player of the Year. In 2012, he was selected to play for the World Team at the Nike Hoop Summit in Portland, Ore. Saric led the World Team to a victory, recording 13 points, 14 rebounds and five assists.
Saric was the unanimous MVP of the 2010 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship when he led the tournament in scoring (24.3 points), rebounding (11.5) and finished second in assists (5.8). He also played in the 2011 FIBA Under-19 World Championships and led Croatia to a gold medal (25.6 points, 10.1 rebounds) in the 2012 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship.
*Saric did not participate at the NBA Draft Combine.