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Amar Alibegovic
Amar  Alibegovic

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rome, Italy

High School:
Istituto Tecnico Minerva

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 240

Position:
Forward

03/08/2017

St. John's snaps long Big East Tournament drought.

02/13/2016

St. John's Falls at No. 1/1 Villanova

Amar Alibegovic Scored Career-High 18 Points To Lead Red Storm

12/09/2015

Postgame Notes: St. John's 48, Niagara 44

Red Storm allows fewest points since 82-39 victory against Drake on Nov. 26, 2010.

11/19/2015

St. John's Rallies Back From 16-Point Deficit To Defeat Rutgers in Gavitt Tipoff Games

Felix Balamou Delivers Career Performance to Lead Red Storm to 3-0

11/16/2015

St. John's Pulls Away Late To Defeat UMBC, 75-53

Federico Mussini scores 18 to lead all scorers for second time in as many games.

02/08/2015

Red Storm Report: Episode 5 (2015)

Red Storm Report: Episode 5 (2015)

02/07/2015

Postgame Highlights & Press Conference: St. John's 84, Creighton 66

Postgame Highlights & Press Conference: St. John's 84, Creighton 66

02/04/2015

Postgame Highlights & Press Conference: No. 22 Butler 85, St. John's 62

Postgame Highlights & Press Conference: No. 22 Butler 85, St. John's 62

01/31/2015

Postgame Highlights & Press Conference: St. John's 75, Providence 66

Postgame Highlights & Press Conference: St. John's 75, Providence 66

01/30/2015

Red Storm Report: Episode 4 (2015)

Red Storm Report: Episode 4 (2015)

03/08/2017

USATSI Gallery - St. John's vs. Georgetown - Big East Tournament 2017

USATSI Gallery - St. John's vs. Georgetown - Big East Tournament 2017

03/04/2017

St. John's vs. Providence

March 4, 2017

02/28/2017

St. John's vs. Creighton

Feb. 27, 2017

02/25/2017

St. John's vs. Georgetown

Feb. 25, 2017

02/15/2017

St. John's vs. No. 24 Butler

St. John's vs. No. 24 Butler February 15, 2017

2016-17
Averaged 2.1 points and 1.7 points per game in 26 appearances...tallied four points, three rebounds and two assists against Bethune-Cookman (Nov. 11)... recorded five points, two assists and a steal at Tulane (Dec. 2)... had three points in 13 minutes against CSUN (Dec. 5)... grabbed a season-high eight rebounds against Fordham (Dec. 8)... had two points and three rebounds against Creighton (1/4)... registered two points and six rebounds at Xavier (Jan. 7)... played his most significant minutes of the season, tallying seven points on 3-of-4 shooting against Seton Hall (Feb. 11)... had four points and two blocks against Georgetown (Feb. 25)... tallied nine points on 3-of-5 shooting, including a 2-for-3 effort from beyond the arc in the BIG EAST Tournament against Villanova (March 9).

2015-2016
One of five Red Storm players to play all 32 games … averaged 5.1 points and 2.4 rebounds over 15.9 minutes per contest … drained 26 3-pointers … scored double-figures six times with a career-high 18 points on 7-of-15 shooting at Villanova (Feb. 13) … poured in 15 points, shooting 5-of-6 from the field, to go with a career-high nine rebounds in a win over Syracuse (Dec. 13) at Madison Square Garden … started six of 18 BIG EAST appearances, averaging 17.1 minutes in conference play … finished with 15 steals, notching 10 against BIG EAST opponents … averaged 7.1 points and 3.6 rebounds in seven games at Madison Square Garden.
2014-2015
Appeared in 24 games, making two starts … averaged 1.5 points and 1.5 rebounds per game … saw action in 15 BIG EAST contests, averaging 11.1 minutes in conference games … scored a season-high seven points, hitting 3-of-4 field goal attempts against Creighton (Feb.7)… grabbed a season-best five rebounds at DePaul (Jan. 18) and at Xavier (Feb. 14)… made back-to-back starts against Seton Hall (Feb. 21) and Xavier (Feb. 23).

Before St. John’s
Ranked as the No. 41 prospect in the 1995 age group in Europe ... named to the preliminary 23-man roster for the Bosnia and Herzegovina Senior National Team in advance of the EuroBasket 2015 Second Qualifying Round ... helped Bosnia and Herzegovina finish 8-0 and win the 2014 U20 European Championship Division B ... posted three double-figure games and averaged 5.1 points on 54.8 percent shooting to go with 2.8 rebounds as part of championship run for U20 squad ... averaged 6.0 points on 56.3 percent shooting and grabbed 3.3 boards in stint with Stella Azzurra junior squad in Italy.

Personal
Amar Alibegovic ... born in Corvallis, Ore. ... son of Teoman and Lejla Alibegovic ... has two siblings, Mirza and Denis ... father, Teoman, played with Gary Payton at Oregon State and helped guide Beavers to consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances in 1988-89 and 1989-90 ... maternal grandfather Refik Muftic was a world-class goalkeeper from Bosnia-Herzegovina, played eight years with FK Sarajevo, and made both Champions League and Europa League appearances ...majoring in finance.

Amar Alibegovic Profile
Favorite meal: Lasagna
Favorite hobby: Reading
Favorite pro team: New York Knicks
Favorite movie: "Inception"
Favorite athlete: Carmelo Anthony

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