A Closer Look at Nedeljko Golubovic
2008-09 (Sophomore): As a key veteran underclassman and academic scholar, he earned the first recognition in program history as an Academic All-District VIII honoree and a candidate for the Academic All-American team ... the selection marked the only Western Athletic Conference honoree and the only student-athlete from a California college in the University Division ... received his second-straight Academic All-WAC honors ... in his first four semesters at Fresno State, he collected a cumulative 3.81 grade point average, including a distinction on the President's List twice for a 4.0 grade point average in the Fall 2007 and Spring 2009 semesters ... one of only two Bulldogs to start all 34 games ... during his sophomore campaign, he averaged 7.3 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game ... logged 30.1 minutes per game, the third highest of any Bulldog ... scored a career-high 18 points to lead `Dogs to 68-66 victory over the second place Nevada Wolf Pack on Feb. 26, 2009 ... grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds as the Bulldogs beat Hawai'i 62-58 in the opening round of the 2009 WAC Tournament ... reached double figures in scoring during seven games ... in WAC contests, he averaged 7.4 points and 4.3 rebounds per game while shooting 42.4 percent from the field.
2007-08 (Freshman): As a freshman, played in all 32 games, starting nine ... averaged nearly five points per game while adding strong defense ... third on team in rebounds (108) and three-pointing shooting (.327) ... scored a career-high 14 points during a 75-58 home win versus San Jose State on Jan. 26, 2008 ... reached double digit point totals four times during the season ... recorded eight rebounds in a 70-65 win over Hawai'i on Feb. 20, 2008 ... started six Western Athletic Conference contests ... earned a 4.0 grade point average.
Findlay College Prep: Averaged just over 14 points and nine rebounds in the school's first year with a basketball program ... Findlay College Prep is based out of Las Vegas and Golubovic helped the school debut at No. 11 on the Maxpreps.com High School rankings ... played for Hemofarm in Serbia in 2005-06.
Personal: Born Nov. 11, 1986 in Montenegro ... parents are Nada and Mrdo Golubovic ... has one younger brother Milenko ... hobbies include soccer, listening to music, video games and reading books ... favorite athlete is Charles Barkley for his dedication and how he played ... person he most admires is his mother because she has always supported every decision he has made throughout his life.