UC Davis seeks season split against Matadors, faces Anteaters for the first time this season
Ryan Sypkens scores 16 of his team-high 22 points in the second half
UC Davis erases seven-point halftime deficit to earn first win in San Luis Obispo since 2009
Men's hoops hits the road for games at Cal Poly and UC Santa Barbara this week
Corey Hawkins scores 21 to lead UC Davis which cuts big lead to single digits in second half
2012-13: Will not compete this season due to NCAA transfer rules.
UTSA (2010-12): Saw action in all 32 games during sophomore season at Texas-San Antonio, earning a start on five occasions... Averaged 13.0 ppg and 4.4 rpg over the final five games of the season, reaching double figures in four of them... Highlighted that run with 20 points in UTSA's overtime win against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi... Injuries limited him to just 15 games during his freshman season when UTSA won Southland Conference title and earned NCAA Tournament berth.
CBC FREMANTE HS (Australia) '09: Scored 25 ppg and 10 rpg as a senior... Helped lead his prep squad to a 14-2 record and runner-up finish in the district after averaging 19.0 ppg and 8.0 rpg as a junior... School is located in Fremantle, Australia... Followed with season at Australian Institute of Sport in 2009... Handle Magazinenamed him the top small forward in his age group... Played with Australia Capital Territory at Under-20 Nationals.
PERSONAL: Born in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina... Majoring in philosophy... Parents are Marijan and Ana Nujic... Nickname is Iggy... Event in history he wished he could've witnessed was the construction of the pyramids in Egypt... Favorite advice came from former NBA player Luc Longley: "There will be days when you'll want to quit everything. It's when you make it through those days that you know you're doing ok."
UC Davis opens two-game homestand against Pacific
Gameday Central at
San Francisco (8 p.m.)