Florida State basketball recruiting: Five-star center Balsa Koprivica to take unofficial visit

  • Sydney Hunte
  • Diehards
7:29 p.m Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 Sports

The Florida State Seminoles will host five-star Windermere (Fla.) Prep center Balsa Koprivica on an unofficial visit on Saturday, according to a report from Rivals.com recruiting analyst Corey Evans.

Koprivica is considered the #9 player in the class of 2019 according to 247Sports’ composite rankings. The 7′, 240-pounder currently has nineteen offers from a host of major programs, including Arizona, UConn, Baylor, Florida, Louisville, Kentucky, Kansas, Miami (Fla.) Southern Cal and UCLA. The Serbia native transferred to Windemere Prep from Fort Lauderdale University School before the school year began.

The Seminoles finished 26-9 last season and were an ACC semifinalists. They advanced to the NCAA Tournament as an at-large team – seeded third in the west region – where they defeated Florida Gulf Coast in the first round before falling to eleventh-seeded Xavier in the second round.

Florida State opens the 2017-18 season on November 14 against George Washington. Leonard Hamilton’s incoming recruiting class ranks 12th in the country and features shooting guard M.J. Walker and Ikechukwu Obiagu.

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