The former college basketball player who savagely beat a fellow student from Brooklyn has been freed from jail two months early.
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.
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.
Miladin Kovacevic, 23, was sentenced to two years and three months in jail for beating a fellow Binghamton University student into a coma.
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.
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.
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.
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.