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Villanova's Mislav Brzoja playing with Croatian U19 team

Christof Koepsel

Villanova rising sophomore Mislav Brzoja has been named to the preliminary roster for the Croatian U-19 basketball team that will be competing in the upcoming FIBA U19 World Championships.

In a recent warm-up game against Montenegro, Brzoja tallied 14 points and 5 boards for the Vatreni.

Croatia is ranked 5th in the World and will be in Group A along with Korea, Canada, and Spain. The U19 Worlds will be held in Prague int he Czech Republic from June 27 through July 7th.

As a freshman, Brzoja tallied a total of 2 points, 6 rebounds, and 4 assists in 41 total minutes through the 2012-13 season.

H/T to Wildcat91