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Women’s Basketball Signs Lucija Milkovic

Lucija Milkovic

COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Women’s Basketball has signed Lucija Milkovic, a 6-foot-7 center from Croatia, head coach Robin Pingeton announced on Thursday.

Milkovic played the last four seasons for ZKK Šibenik in the Croatia-Premijer Liga. During the 2022-23 season, she averaged 6.4 points and 5.5 rebounds in 22 games.

The signee recorded double-digit scoring efforts on five occasions, including a string of three-straight games in January.

Milkovic was also a member of the Croatian youth national team, representing her home country during the FIBA U18 European Championships last summer.

She joins Grace Slaughter, Abbey Schreacke, Hannah Linthacum and Hilke Feldrappe as members of the Tigers’ incoming freshman class.

Milkovic marks the third international athlete on the roster with Feldrappe (Germany) and Mama Dembele (Spain).


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