UNLV CAREER: Sljivancanin is in his second season in the Runnin’ Rebel program in 2017-18.
FRESHMAN (2016-17): Appeared in 11 games, averaging 4.3 minutes per contest ... Averaged 1.4 points per game ... Scored a career-high 15 points vs. Northern Arizona.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2016 graduate of IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla ... Has a wealth of international experience as he has represented the Serbian and Ukrainian Junior National Teams ... In the Albert Schweitzer Tournament in Mannheim, Germany, which is the Unofficial World Championships for U18, he scored 12 points for Ukraine against the United States ... Coached at IMG by Vince Walden ... Played for Mega Leks in Serbia before coming to the U.S.
PERSONAL: Djordjije Sljivancanin was born May 6, 1997 in Kiev, Ukraine ... Has not declared a major ... Son of Slobodan Sljivancanin and Elvira Paponova ... Has a brother: Danilo (25) ... His father was an accomplished international star who played for numerous professional teams throughout Europe during his professional career.