Career Honors/Accomplishments 2012 All-MAC Honorable Mention Selection One-time MAC East Player of the Week (12/26/11) 30th all-time at Ohio with 1,066 career points One of three players to see action in a school-record 143 career games
2012-13 Started 21 of 34 games..Averaged 7.0 points and led the team with 5.0 rebounds per contest...Career best 71 assists and 37 steals in senior campaign...Finished in the top-20 amongst MAC players in rebounding, defensive rebounds per game and field goal percentage...Recorded at least five rebounds in 14-of-34 games...Posted a season-best 20 points and added six rebounds against UNC-Wilmington on Nov. 16...Made 6-of-6 field goals and pulled down six rebounds Dec. 22 vs. Maryland Eastern Shore...Registered 12 points and seven boards in the 94-57 rout of Marshall on Jan. 5...Notched 13 points on 6-of-8 shooting and grabbed five boards vs. Toledo on Jan. 19...Scored his 1,000th career point on his way to his first double-double of the season (13 pts, 12 reb) at Miami on Jan. 23...Had eight points and a team-high eight rebounds at Ball State (Feb. 6)...Recorded eight points and grabbed a team-high nine rebounds against Eastern Michigan (Feb. 20)...Notched 12 points and two assists at Buffalo (March 5)...Grabbed a career-best 15 boards at Denver in the NIT (March 19).
2011-12 Honorable Mention All-Mid American Conference selection ... Finished among the top 15 in the league in field goal percentage and the top 20 in rebounding ... Played in every game and started 34 for the Bobcats while leading the team in rebounding ... Finished third on the squad in assists and blocks and fifth in scoring ... Scored a season-high 22 points on 10-of-14 shooting, including 2-of-2 from distance, for the Bobcats in a win at Northern Iowa ... Also reached the 20-point plateau in a home victory over rival Miami ... Scored in double figures during 17 contests for the Green & White ... Led the team in rebounding during 11 contests ... Gathered a season-high nine rebounds on seven different occasions, including at Buffalo and in the MAC Tournament vs. Toledo ... Had 10 points and grabbed a team-high seven rebounds during the Bobcats' NCAA Tournament Second Round victory over Michigan ... Led the team in scoring with 14 points in a home contest with Robert Morris ... Averaged 13.5 points and 9.0 rebounds in consecutive wins over North Carolina A&T and Kennesaw Sate ... Notched 14 points, a team-high five rebounds and career-best four steals in the win over Morgan State ... Also registered four steals in the NCAA Regional against North Carolina ... Had 10 points and a team-high nine rebounds in the win at Marshall ... Scored 14 points and had a team-high nine rebounds in the win over Lamar ... Led the team in rebounding during the ESPNU BracketBuster win over UNC-Asheville ... Led the team in rebounding during its final regular-season game, a win at Miami ... Had a season-high five assists at MAC regular season champion Akron ... Registered a pair of blocks in two games, vs. Western Michigan and at Kent State
2010-11 Tied for the most starts on the team with 32, leading the team in rebounding (11th - MAC) ... Placed second in the league in field goal percentage (53.5) ... Finished third on the team in scoring at 11.4 points per game, 21st in the MAC ... Was sixth in the conference in free-throw percentage at 78.3 percent ... Was among the top in the league in both offensive and defensive rebounds ... Had first double-double of his career with 12 points and 14 rebounds in MAC Tournament game against Ball State ... Led Ohio with 24 points and eight rebounds in the MAC Tournament opener against Toledo ... Scored a career-high 31 points on 12-of-20 shooting and grabbed nine rebounds in the Bobcats' win over Northern Illinois ... Tied for the team lead with 24 points and grabbed a game-high nine rebounds in win over Buffalo; also made a career-best eight free throws on 10 attempts ... Finished one rebound shy of a double-double with a team-high 18 points and nine rebounds in the contest with Miami ... Scored 17 points and grabbed six rebounds in the MAC win over Akron ... Had 16 points in the win at Kent State on 6-of-8 shooting ... Scored 14 points and grabbed eight rebounds at Western Michigan ... Had 16 points, a team-high five rebounds and a career-high four assists in the win over Toledo ... Corralled 12 rebounds in the win at Ball State, also contributed six points ... Had 11 points and a team-high seven rebounds at Bowling Green ... Scored 11 points and grabbed six rebounds against Kent State ... Scored 16 points and played a career-high 44 minutes in the contest against Miami ... Had 12 points and seven rebounds in the contest with Temple ... Scored 13 points and grabbed nine rebounds in the game at St. Bonaventure ... Picked up 11 points and nine rebounds in 29 minutes during the win over Valparaiso ... Scored 12 points and finished with nine rebounds in the win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi ... Had 14 points and five rebounds in the season-opening win over Delaware ... Scored 10 points and grabbed six rebounds in CIT opener against Marshall.
2009-10 Played in every game last season as a freshman, starting two for the Bobcats ... Scored six points and added three rebounds against NC A&T... Scored nine points and added seven rebounds against MTSU... Was the Bobcats' leading scorer in season opener with 20 points, adding eight rebounds...Had a season-high three assists and three steals at IUPUI...Got his first career start against Akron (1/13)...Played valuable minutes and snagged four rebounds in win over Wright State ... Had a valuable contribution in the MAC Championship with four points and four rebounds off the bench.
High School McDonald's All-America nominee ... Ranked 54th nationally among power forwards in the Class of 2009 by ESPN ... Garnered first-team Missouri Basketball Coaches Association Class 5 all-state honors as a senior after averaging 23 points and 15 rebounds per game ... Two-time first-team Suburban Mid Six Conference ... Finalist for the 2009 DiRenna Award, given annually to the most outstanding player in the Kansas City metro area ... Selected to play for the Kansas City team in the 2009 Missouri Challenge ... Rated 27th on the MOsports.com Super 50 prior to his senior season.
Personal Born Feb. 19, 1991 ... Son of Alojz and Aziza Baltic ... Has a sister, Tea ... Majoring in Communication Studies/Recreation Management.
vs. Northern Illinois (February 5, 2011)
Field Goals Made
vs. Northern Illinois (February 5, 2011)
3-Pt Field Goals Made
on two occasions (last vs. Hampton, November 20, 2013)
Free Throws Made
at Buffalo (February 15, 2011)
at Denver (March 19, 2013)
vs. Toledo (February 9, 2011)
vs. Hampton (November 20, 2013)
on four occasions (last at Kent State, January 26, 2013)