One of Wake Forest's top 2019 recruiting targets is transferring high schools.
Five-star junior Balša Koprivica to enroll at Windermere Prep. He's currently in Serbia, preparing to play in U18 European Championship pic.twitter.com/LM92Mw3xPc
— Russ Wood (@RussHoops) July 9, 2017
Balsa Koprivica, the nation’s No. 5 ranked prospect, is heading to Windermere Prep (Windermere, Fla.) for his junior season. The 7-foot-1, 240-pounder previously attended University School (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.). The Deacons offered Koprivica June 15.
Blessed to say I have received an offer from Wake Forest pic.twitter.com/ds9REbYH4s
— Balsa (@balsa_koprivica) June 15, 2017
The Serbian native moved to the U.S. five years ago and holds 20 scholarship offers including Florida, Arizona, Georgia Tech, Kansas, Wake Forest and Miami among them. The past two travel seasons Koprivica has played with Nike Team Florida. This year he averaged 8.2 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.6 blocks per game.
In addition to changing high schools Koprivica will also change AAU programs from Nike Team Florida to 1 Family. He is skipping the July live period, and instead is currently in Serbia getting ready to play for their U18 team in the European Championship that will be held in Slovakia July 29-August 6.