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0 Tomica Bacic

Fourth-year guard from Sibenik, Croatia... Born March 30, 1990.

 

AS A SENIOR (2011-12):
Appeared in 29 games with 28 starts... Finished the season averaging 8.2 points per game, 6.6 rebounds per game, 16 total steals, 1.7 assists per game, and .661 free throw percentage... Opened season with eight points, three rebounds and five assists against North Carolina A&T (Nov. 11)... Went 2-3 from the field with with ten rebounds at Bryant (Nov. 15)... Went 4-7 from the field against Stony Brook (Nov. 18)... Went 4-9 from the field for nine points and nine rebounds vs. Long Beach State (Nov. 26)... Had nine points and nine rebounds at Toledo (Dec. 1)...Went 5-6 from the field for 10 points at Miami (Dec. 2)... Went a perfect 6-6 from the line with eight rebounds at Colgate (Dec. 29)... Had 15 points on 5-9 shooting with 11 rebounds at Fairfield (Jan. 2)... Had 11 points and 11 rebounds at Niagara (Jan. 7)...Had nine points and five rebounds at Canisius (Jan. 9)...Went 8-12 from the field for career high 18 points and 13 rebounds vs. Rider (Jan. 13)... Had 13 points and eight rebounds vs. Manhattan (Jan. 15)... Had 12 points and 12 rebounds at Saint Peter’s (Jan. 20)... Had ten points, including 2-3 from behind the arc, five rebounds and three assists vs. Marist (Jan. 27)... Had eight points and six rebounds vs. Fairfield (Jan. 29)... Scored 18 points with ten rebounds at Siena (Feb. 4)... Had 15 points on 7-10 shooting with six rebounds at Loyola (Feb. 10)... Scored nine points and grabbed six rebounds at Manhattan (Feb. 15)... Scored 10 points and grabbed nine rebounds at Rider (Feb. 17)... Scored 12 points to go along with seven boards and four assists vs. Loyola (Feb. 19)... Had seven points with seven rebounds and one assist against Saint Peter's (Feb. 26).

AS A JUNIOR (2010-11):
Played in all 31 games, making 12 starts... Averaged 23.5 minutes, 7.6 points, 5.6 rebounds, and 1.2 assists per game... Finished third on the team in scoring, field goal percentage, and assists... Had ten double digit scoring performances... Scored a career-high 22 points with nine rebounds, three assists, and three steals against Rider on 1/21... Registered 15 points on three occasions, including at Bucknell (12/18), vs. Canisius (1/23), and vs. Fairfield (2/4)... Pulled down a season-best 11 boards vs. Marist on 2/11 and added ten vs. Manhattan in the MAAC Championships on 3/4.

 

AS A SOPHOMORE (2009-10):
Appeared in 31 of Iona's 32 games, making three starts and averaging 12.0 minutes per game... Averaged 1.8 points and 2.2 rebounds per contest... Recorded two points, four rebounds, and two assists in the season opener against Arizona on 11/14... Went 1-1 from beyond the arc to add three points vs. Bucknell on 11/15... Posted four points, five boards, and one assist vs. Cleveland State in the Caribbean Challenge on 11/27... Grabbed six rebounds with four points and a season high five assists against SFYN on 12/28... Played a season-high 20 minutes at Saint Peter's on 2/21, totaling seven points, eight rebounds, and two assists... Averaged 2.5 assists in two MAAC Championship games.

AS A FRESHMAN (2008-09):
Appeared in 31 contests, making 24 starts over her first 25 career games... Had at least two points in all but four games in which she played... Recorded seven points and four rebounds in her debut against Hofstra on 11/14... Posted a season-best 11 points, with a career-high three trifectas, against Maryland-Eastern Shore on 11/29... Matched her career best of 11 points on two more occasions; against Manhattan on 1/4 and Loyola on 1/23, when she also set a personal best with 10 rebounds... Had three nine-point outings; at USF on 12/31, vs. Fairfield on 1/13, and at Niagara on 2/20... Fifth on the team in rebounds (117) and assists (34) and fourth in field goal attempts (5.6/g).

BEFORE IONA:
Four-year member of the Croatian national team, serving as captain for two years... Was the leading scorer at the U-18 Croatian national tournament.

GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS:
2008-09 | 2009-102010-11 2011-12

CAREER STATISTICS:

Year GP-GS Min FG Pct 3FG Pct FT Pct Reb Avg A TO Bk St Pts/Avg
2008-09 31-24 656 60 .345 21 .296 14 .483 117 3.8 34 45 3 20 155/5.0
2009-10  31-3 371 24 .264 4 .182 4 .571 69 2.2 27 33 2 6 56/1.8
2010-11 31-12 730 90 .409 10 .357 45 .672 174 5.6 38 58 14 29 235/7.6
TOTAL 93-39 1757 174 .359 35 .289 63 .612 360 3.9 99 136 19 55 446/4.8

Position: Guard
Height: 6'0"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Sibenik, Croatia
High School: H.S. of Economics
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