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    Ivan Peljusic
    Ivan Peljusic

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Zadar, Croatia

    High School:
    V. Nazor Gymnasium

    Height / Weight:
    6-8 / 220

    Position:
    F



    Season GP/GS Min. FG% 3PT% FT% RPG Ast Blk Stl PPG
    2007-08 17/9 13.6 .403 .188 .545 2.5 25 1 4 3.9
    2008-09 24/0 9.8 .460 .333 .400 1.9 21 6 7 2.4
    2009-10 22/0 6.4 .310 .308 .556 1.3 12 7 4 1.2
    2010-11 17/0 3.9 .600 .667 .000 0.8 4 1 3 1.2
    Career 80/9 8.4 .422 .293 .463 1.6 62
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    Get to Know Ivan Peljusic

    2010-11: Has appeared in 17 games...Recorded five points, three rebounds and a steal in a home-opening win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff (11/19)...Missed five consecutive games after undergoing an appendectomy...Posted a season-high nine points to go along with four rebounds and two assists in a win over SIU Edwardsville (1/20) ... Was surprised by his mother and aunt from Croatia for Senior Night against Minnesota (3/2), the first time his mother had ever seen him play collegiately.

    2009-10: Saw action in 22 contests ... Came off the bench to score 7 points while pulling down a game-high and career high-tying 7 rebounds in a win over Northern Illinois (11/13) ... Blocked a pair of shots and had a steal in a victory over Liberty (11/24) ... Scored 5 points and grabbed 6 rebounds to go along with 2 assists, a blocked shot and a steal in a win over North Florida (12/16).

    2008-09: Came off the bench each of the first 18 games of the season and 23 overall ... Enjoyed solid all-around performance at Butler, scoring 11 points, grabbing six rebounds and handing out three assists in 29 minutes of action ... Scored seven points on 3-of-3 shooting with two rebounds and two assists in just eight minutes of action in a win over Central Arkansas (11/16) ... Tallied 10 points, including eight in a one-minute stretch during the second half, in a win over Florida State (12/3) ... Posted seven points and team highs of six rebounds and four assists vs. Purdue (1/15).

    2007-08: Appeared in 17 games and made nine starts as a redshirt freshman ... Made first career start against Ohio State (2/13) ... Handed out career-best 7 assists vs. No. 15 Indiana (2/23) ... Posted career highs of 13 points and seven rebounds in a win at Michigan (2/26) ... Scored all 13 of his team-high point total in the first half at No. 16 Purdue (3/1) ... Tallied 6 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists in a season-high 32 minutes of action vs. Iowa (3/4) ... Posted 8 points and 5 rebounds in 10 minutes against Howard (12/20).

    2006-07: Did not see any game action.

    High School: Member of club team KK Borik-Puntamika that finished seventh at the Croatian Championships ... Averaged 15.7 points, 6.8 rebounds and 2.0 assists senior year.

    Personal: Born Ivan Peljusic ... Parents are Ksenija Peljusic and the late Davor Peljusic ... Graduated in June 2010 with a degree in communication studies ... Currently pursuing second major in international studies.