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Serbian Basketball Player Who Beat Brooklyn Classmate Released From Prison Early

The former college basketball player who savagely beat a fellow student from Brooklyn has been freed from jail two months early.

11/26/2012

Paul Hewitt (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: This And That Around College Basketball

Temple is now in prime position to challenge for yet another Atlantic 10 title after the Owls officially added Boston University big man Jake O’Brien as a transfer this past week.

08/10/2012

Miladin Kovacevic (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)

Serb Basketball Player Starts Serving Sentence

Kovacevic was sentenced by a Belgrade court in November for severely beating fellow Binghamton University student Bryan Steinhauer of Brooklyn in May 2008 during a barroom brawl.

01/21/2011

Miladin Kovacevic (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)

Serb Court Sentences Ex-Player In Brooklyn Man’s Beating

Miladin Kovacevic, 23, was sentenced to two years and three months in jail for beating a fellow Binghamton University student into a coma.

11/01/2010

Miladin Kovacevic (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)

Serb Pleads Guilty In NY Student Beating Case

Under the agreement, 23-year-old Miladin Kovacevic could be sentenced to two years and three months for the beating of Bryan Steinhauer of Brooklyn in May 2008 near Binghamton University.

09/27/2010

Miladin Kovacevic (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)

Serb Agrees To Plea Deal After College Attack

Lawyers reached a plea bargain Tuesday under which a Serb college basketball player charged with beating an American student into a coma would serve about two years in prison in his homeland, potentially ending a case that had strained relations with the U.S.

09/14/2010

Miladin Kovacevic (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)

Plea Bargain Expected In Binghamton Beating Case

A deal is expected in the trial of Miladin Kovacevic, who is charged with beating a college student from Brooklyn into a coma, according to an AP source.

09/13/2010

Nenad Krstic, left, of Serbia throws a chair toward Greece's Yannis Bouroussis, third left, who did not take part in the game, during the Acropolis tournament at the indoor Olympic stadium of Athens, Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010. The friendly basketball tournament finished in a brawl as the last game between Serbia and Greece was abandoned with 2:40 to go when a fight broke out and the benches cleared on Thursday. (AP Photo/Icon, Yiannis Liakos)

Krstic Released After Greece Basketball Brawl

Serbia basketball player Nenad Krstic, a center for the Oklahoma City Thunder, was released Friday after being held in police custody overnight following a chaotic brawl during a match with Greece.

WFAN–08/20/2010