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Notre Dame vs. Wake Forest (USATSI)

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Miami at Notre Dame (USATSI)

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Notre Dame vs. Duke (USATSI)

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Notre Dame vs. Louisville (USATSI)

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  • 2017 ACC Academic Honor Roll


  • Matched his career high with nine rebounds in 25 minutes in the NIT opening win over Hampton.
  • Played 34 turnover-free minutes at Wake Forest while pulling down a career-best nine rebounds.
  • With Rex Pflueger missing the Miami (FL) game due to injury, played a career-high 37 minutes against the Hurricanes, scoring seven points and grabbing a career-best five rebounds.
  • Stepped up in a crucial time in the second half at Boston College with Rex Pflueger sidelined after taking a hard fall on a drive to the basket. Took over defensive responsiblities for BC’s Jerome Robinson while also making key plays on offense - including a big 3FGM when BC had cut the Irish lead to nine points with 5:32 remaining in the game.
  • Hit double-digit scoring for the second time in his career at No. 4/5 Duke, finishing with 10 points.
  • Made his first career start against Virginia Tech, becoming the first Canadian-born player to start at game at Notre Dame. Finished by playing a career-high 34 minutes with three points, two blocks and a steal.
  • Stepped up in the battle with No. 20/18 North Carolina, scoring a career-high 12 points with four rebounds - hitting back-to-back 3FGs late in the game to give the Irish a six-point lead in an eventual one-point loss.
  • Played 24 minutes at Georgia Tech and responded with a career-high five points and three rebounds.
  • Missed the game against Southeastern Louisiana while he recovered from an illness.
  • Logged seven key minutes vs. Indiana in the Crossroads Classic, finishing with three points and two rebounds.
  • Saw his earliest playing time of the year at Delaware, as he was the second substitute to enter the game in the first half, finished with a 3FG in four minutes of action.
  • Connected on his first career three-point field goal in the victory over LSU at the 2017 Maui Invitational.
  • Played a career-high 10 minutes in the victory over Chicago State, dishing out four assists.
  • Made his Notre Dame debut in the second half against Mount St. Mary’s.


  • Sat out the 2016-17 season to preserve a year of eligibility.


  • Attended Saltfleet for his freshman through junior season before transferring to Athlete Institute Prep for his final year of prep competition.
  • Averaged 18 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists in his junior season at Saltfleet, helping them to the Triple A OFSAA Championship (equal of state championship in United States).
  • Helped Athletes Institute win the inaugural OSBA Championship in 2016.
  • Also competed in volleyball and soccer during his prep career.


  • Full name is Nikola Djogo.
  • Born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
  • Son of Djordje and Zana Djogo, along with older sister Anja.
  • Parents moved from the former Yugoslavia to Ontario, Canada, to escape the Yugoslav Civil War fought throughout the 1990s.
  • Enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.

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Nikola Djogo
Nikola  Djogo


Hamilton, Ontario

High School:
Athlete Institute Prep

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 211


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