Feb. 27, 2013
LANCASTER, PA – Johns Hopkins sophomores George Bugarinovic and Jimmy Hammer have been selected to the All-Centennial Conference teams as announced by the conference office Wednesday morning. Bugarinovic has been named to the second team, while Hammer was named honorable mention. The Blue Jays have now produced 35 All-Centennial Conference selections and for the first time in program history, JHU produced a pair of sophomore all-conference honorees.
Bugarinovic earns All-Centennial Conference honors for the second time after being named to the honorable mention squad as a freshman. He led the team and ranked seventh in the conference in rebounding (7.1) this season, while also leading the team in field goals made (125), offensive (49) and defensive rebounds (136), free throw attempts (93) and free throws made (64). Bugarinovic also ranked second on the team in scoring (12.1), field goal percentage (52.3), blocks (1.2) and assists (2.0) and ranked third in steals (0.9). He ranked fourth in the conference in blocks and 17th in scoring.
Bugarinovic ranks 20th in school history in career offensive rebounds (100), 13th in career rebounding average (6.55) and 13th in blocks (56).
Hammer earns all-conference nods for the first time in his career after a breakout season in 2012-13. He led the Blue Jays in scoring (12.2), field goal attempts (247), three-point field goal attempts (141), three-point field goals made (64), three-point field goal percentage (45.4), free throw percentage (89.7), steals (1.0) and minutes played (32.4). In addition, Hammer ranked second in field goals made (100), total rebounds (95) and defensive rebounds (91). He led the Centennial Conference in three point field goals made and attempted, three-point field goal percentage and free throw percentage while also ranking 16th in scoring.
Hammer finished the season with 141 three-point field goal attempts and 64 made three-point field goals, both of which rank fifth in school single-season history. After two seasons, he ranks 12th in career three-point field goal attempts (255), ninth in career three-point field goals made (104) and fourth in career three-point field goal percentage (40.8). Hammer’s free throw percentage of 89.7 this season is the fourth best in school history.