Yoyo Nogic To Play For Serbia In 2016 FIBA U20 Women's European Championship

July 5, 2016

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Providence College rising sophomore women’s basketball players Yoyo Nogic (Lisbon, Portugal) will compete at the 2016 FIBA U20 Women’s European Championship, which is scheduled for July 9-17 in Matosinhos, Portugal.

Nogic will represent her native Serbia, who will play in Group B with Germany, Italy and Sweden. Serbia will begin group play against Sweden on July 9, followed by games vs. Italy (July 10) and Germany (July 12).

Last summer, Nogic represented Serbia at the 2015 U19 FIBA World Championship in Chekhov, Russia and at the 2015 FIBA U18 European Championship in Celje, Slovenia.

During the U19 World Championship, she started all seven contests for Serbia and averaged 8.4 points, 3.3 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.0 steal per game. She recorded three double-digit scoring games, including a tournament-high 13 points in games vs. Australia (July 18) and Mali (July 26). She shot 48.0-percent from the field (24-50), including 47.6-percent from three-point territory (10-21). Nogic finished second among all players at the U19 FIBA World Championship in three-point field-goal percentage (47.6-percent). Nogic also dished a tournament-best five assists vs. the Netherlands (July 25) and seven rebounds vs. Canada (July 22) during the championship.

While playing in the U18 European Championship, Nogic competed in all nine games and averaged 11.6 points, 4.8 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.3 steals per game. She shot 35.8-percent from the field (24-67), including 31.3-percent from three-point territory (15-48). Nogic recorded a tournament-high 24 points and seven assists against Lithuania on Aug. 4. For the championship, she finished fourth overall in three-point field goals made per game (1.7), 11th in assists (2.8 apg), 16th in points per game (11.6 ppg) and seventh in minutes (32.8 mpg).

For more information regarding the 2016 FIBA U20 Women’s European Championship, please click the following link: 2016 FIBA U20 Women's European Championship


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