In the news: Canisius hoops signs 6-foot-8 native of Serbia 04 May 15:21
Ivan Hadzic, a 6-foot-9 240 pound native of Serbia, has signed with the Canisius men's basketball team and will be eligible for the 2018-19 season. Hadzic, will enter Canisius as a freshman after spending the 2017-18 academic year at Southwest Christian Academy in Little Rock, Ark.
Hadzic helped Southwest Christian's Lions to a 31-4 record and an appearance in the 2018 NACA (National Association of Christian Athletes) national championship game. Hadzic led his team in scoring with 12 points, including three three-pointers in the 72-60 title game loss to Hamilton Heights of Chattanooga, Tenn.
He was a member of the 2018 U18 Serbian national team that finished third in the 2016 3X3 European championship.