March 27, 2008
BERKELEY - Sophomore guard Nikola Knezevic, who has a 3.21 GPA as an interdisciplinary studies major at Cal, has been named to the second-team Pac-10 All-Academic team.
Knezevic is the 12th Golden Bear to earn mention on the first- or second-team units since 2001.
Knezevic played in all 33 games for Cal this past season, starting 16 times. He averaged 2.6 ppg and dished out 2.1 apg to rank third on the squad in assists.
Knezevic scored a high of eight points vs. both Oregon State and Nicholls State, and he had a career-best six assists against Long Beach State and Kansas State.
2007-08 Pac-10 All-Academic Team
First Team Year GPA Major Bret Brielmaier, ARIZ Sr. 3.09 Interdisciplinary Studies Robbie Cowgill, WSU Sr. 3.36 Management Operations Taj Finger, STAN Sr. 3.06 Communication Daven Harmeling, WSU Jr. 3.51 Health and Fitness Education Taylor Rochestie, WSU Jr. 3.27 Communication
Second Team Year GPA Major Alfred Aboya, UCLA Jr. 3.06 Political Science Aron Baynes, WSU Jr. 3.15 Movement Studies Nikola Knezevic, CAL So. 3.21 Interdisciplinary Studies Nikola Koprivica, WSU So. 3.31 Undeclared Roeland Schaftenaar, OSU So. 3.29 Pre-Business
Honorable Mention: Derek Glasser, So., ASU; Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, Jr., UCLA; Christian Polk, So., ASU; Drew Shiller, So., STAN; Jerren Shipp, So., ASU; Keith Wilkinson, Jr., USC.