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    Ivan Tolic
    Ivan Tolic

    Class:
    Graduate Student

    Hometown:
    Split, Croatia

    High School:
    Vladimir Nazor

    Height / Weight:
    6-9 / 285

    Position:
    C



    2006-07: Played in 29 games and started the final eight ... Had six points in the win over Brown (11/21), against Tennessee Tech (12/19) and in the win over Texas-Pan American (2/21) ... Shot 67 percent (22-of-33) from the field and 83 percent (10-of-12) in Big Ten games ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2005-06: Did not see any game action ... Deemed a medical non-counter by the Big Ten.

    2004-05: Appeared in just two games, vs. Portland (11/19) and Chicago State (12/4) ... Hampered by knee injuries and a broken finger during the second half of the Big Ten season.

    2003-04: Made his first 13 collegiate starts in 13 of NU's last 14 games; came off the bench in Big Ten Tournament loss to Michigan State (3/12) ... Played in 20 games (including each of the last 17) after redshirting last year due to knee problems ... Averaged 12.4 minutes per game in Big Ten play after playing 10 minutes total during the nonconference portion of the season ... Dished out two assists, grabbed two steals vs. Michigan (3/6) ... Knocked down career-best five points, including first career three-pointer, in win at Purdue (2/11) ... Snared six rebounds in career-best 33 minutes at Penn State (1/28) ... Hit first collegiate field goal and snared four rebounds in 26 minutes at Indiana (1/17) ... Scored two points, dished out five assists without a turnover at Iowa (1/10) ... Played 14 minutes and scored first collegiate point in Big Ten opener at Michigan (1/7) ... Grabbed two boards in five minutes at UIC (12/20) ... First collegiate appearance came in season opener vs. Colorado (11/21); had assist on backdoor layup on his first collegiate touch.

    2002-03: Redshirted due to injury.

    High School: Played for the Croatian National Cadet Team ... Also played in All-Star Games for cadets and juniors ... Club team won National Cadet Championship (under 20) in 2001 and finished second in National Junior Championships (under 21) in 2002.

    Personal: Born Ivan Tolic in Split, Croatia on 3/16/83 ... Parents are Dordo and Ivanka Tolic ... Has one brother, Marko, who also played basketball in Split for KK BRDA ... Earned his bachelor's degree in communication and international studies with a minor in Slavic languages and literature in 2006 ... Is currently enrolled the communication studies graduate program.