Men's Basketball's Alihodzic Named SAOW

Fahro Alihodzic leads the Blazers in foul shooting percentage for the season

Dec. 12, 2012

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. ---- Fahro Alihodzic of the men's basketball team was named the UAB Student Athlete of the Week for excelling on and off the court.

In the classroom, Alihodzic has maintained an impressive 3.5 GPA as an economics major while with the Blazers.

On the court, the 6-foot-10 post player is averaging 10.9 points, 4.3 rebounds and a team-best 1.5 steals per game.  In fact, his steal average ranks fifth best in Conference USA.

Alihodzic has also shot well from the free throw line during the 2012-13 season.  He leads the team in foul shooting percentage, making 27 of 30 (90 percent).  His foul shooting percentage ranks fourth in the conference.

In UAB's last game against South Alabama, Alihodzic poured in a career-high 17 points on 8-of-12 shooting this past Saturday.