Summer Savings! Get unlimited digital access for 13 weeks for $13.

FAU center Dragan Sekelja earns preseason recognition from Conference USA

FAU coach Mike Jarvis believes that his 7-foot center, Dragan Sekelja, should be playing pro basketball somewhere in the world next season.

To do that, the Baylor transfer will need to have a breakout season. 

The folks at Conference USA think he'll do just that. Thursday, Sekelja was named a C-USA Preseason Player to Watch.

Last season, the Croatian averaged 3 points, 3 rebounds and an assist in 16 minutes a game.

Here are the other players to watch:

2013-14 C-USA MEN'S BASKETBALL PRESEASON PLAYERS TO WATCH
Student-Athlete | School | Class | Pos. | Hometown
Pierriá Henry | Charlotte | Junior | G | Charleston, W.Va.
Akeem Richmond | East Carolina | Senior | G | Sanford, N.C.
Tymell Murphy | FIU | Senior | F | Brooklyn, N.Y.
Dragan Sekelja | Florida Atlantic | Redshirt Senior | C | Zagreb, Croatia
Raheem Appleby | Louisiana Tech | Junior | G | Jacksonville, Ark.
Elijah Pittman | Marshall | Senior | F | Covington, Ky.
Shawn Jones | Middle Tennessee | Senior | F | Hialeah, Fla.
Jordan Williams | North Texas | Junior | G | Dallas, Texas
Keenan Palmore | Old Dominion | Sophomore | G | Stone Mountain, Ga.
Max Guercy | Rice | Sophomore | G | Arleta, Calif.
Neil Watson | Southern Miss | Senior | G | Kansas City, Kan.
Tre Drye | Tulane | Junior | F | Baton Rouge, La.
James Woodard | Tulsa | Sophomore | G | Edmond, Okla.
Rod Rucker | UAB | Senior | F | Elberton, Ga.
Julian Washburn | UTEP | Junior | F/G | Duncanville, Texas
Jeromie Hill | UTSA | Senior | F | Cairns, Australia

Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun
Related Content
  • Q & A -- FAU basketball coach Mike Jarvis

    Q & A -- FAU basketball coach Mike Jarvis

    After 25 years of coaching college basketball, 68 year-old Mike Jarvis might be facing his toughest season yet. Jarvis enters his sixth season at FAU having lost the program’s all-time leading scorer, its most promising freshman from last season and the easier conference schedule of the Sun Belt...

  • Mayor: Baltimore wasn't fully prepared for riot

    Mayor: Baltimore wasn't fully prepared for riot

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake acknowledged Tuesday that her administration was not fully prepared for the rioting in April, but said officials are learning from it and working to improve should more unrest flare up.

Comments
Loading

75°