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    Nikola Cerina
    Nikola Cerina

    Class:
    Graduated

    Hometown:
    Topola Oplenac, Serbia

    High School:
    Nikola Tesla S.S.

    Last College:
    TCU

    Height / Weight:
    6-9 / 235

    Position:
    F



    2013-14: Contributed 2 points and 3 rebounds off the bench in a season-opening win over Eastern Illinois (11/9) ... Hauled in 4 rebounds vs. Illinois State (11/17) ... Made first start as a Wildcat vs. Western Michigan (12/7), grabbing 3 rebounds ... Posted season highs of 6 points and 4 rebounds to go along with a steal at No. 20/23 Iowa (1/9) ... Matched a season high with 4 rebounds in a win over Purdue (1/21) ... Provided a boost off the bench in a win at No. 14/13 Wisconsin, recording 6 points and 3 steals in 17 minutes of action ... Made a start on Senior Night vs. Penn State (3/6), contributing 3 rebounds ... Came up with 2 steals and knocked down lone field goal attempt in a victory at Purdue in the regular season finale (3/9) ... Matched a season high with 4 rebounds vs. No. 22/22 Michigan State in the Big Ten tournament (3/14).

    2012-13: Appeared in first game as a Wildcat against Fairleigh Dickinson (11/18), recording 5 points and 7 rebounds (3 offensive) in 10 minutes of action ... Handed out 2 assists at Iowa (2/9) ... Posted 2 points, 2 rebounds and a steal in a season-high 15 minutes of action at No. 13/14 Ohio State (2/14) ... Knocked down a 3-pointer and grabbed 2 rebounds vs. No. 19/17 Wisconsin (2/20).

    2010-11 (At TCU): Saw action in all 33 games, making 18 starts, including 15 of 16 games to end the season ... Ranked tied for seventh in the MWC in steals (1.31 spg) and tied for 16th in rebounding (5.2 rpg) in league play ... Averaged a team-high 8.4 rebounds over the season's final five games, including two double-digit efforts ... Pulled down a career-high 11 rebounds for his first double-digit performance at Utah (2/22) ... Grabbed 10 boards in the MWC Tournament first-round win over Wyoming (3/9) ... Scored a season-high 17 points vs. New Mexico (2/26), while also totaling nine rebounds ... Posted a career-best five steals vs. Colorado State (2/16).

    2009-10 (At TCU): Played in 29 games, including making 20 starts ... Finished MWC play ranked 15th in the league in rebounding (4.9 rpg) in conference games only ... Scored in double figures eight times ... Paced the team in scoring in back-to-back games Feb. 10 vs. Utah (17) and Feb. 13 at Wyoming (21) ... Scoring total at Wyoming, which included an 8-of-9 showing at the free throw line, marked a career high ... Pulled down a season-high nine rebounds vs. St. Gregory's (Okla.) (12/20) ... Made first collegiate start at SMU (12/2).

    High School: Graduated from Nikola Tesla Secondary School ... Averaged 14.0 points and 8.5 rebounds per game for KK Hemofarm of Serbia's Junior League.

    Personal: Born Nikola Cerina ... Son of Zeljko and Suzana Cerina ... Sister, Jelena, played basketball at Oklahoma ... Major is history.

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