11 Deion Holmes
11 Deion Holmes
Height: 6-2
Weight: 188
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Chesnee, S.C.
Position: G
Last School: Chesnee HS
gp 32
pts/g 15.5
fg % 46.9
3pt % 34.0
ft % 77.2
reb/g 3.7
a/g 1.3

Honors:  2015-16 ASUN All-Freshman Team.

2016-17:  Appeared in 30 games and registered 14 starts…Averaged 21.9 minutes of playing time per game…Was fourth on the team in scoring with 8.9 points per game and had a 40.0 percent (88-of-220) shooting mark…Was the team’s best free throw shooter with an 82.8 percent (53-of-64) clip at the charity stripe…Scored in double-figures 10 times include 20 or more points four times…Had a season-high 24 points twice against The Citadel and Stetson…Made a career-best 10-of-11 free throw attempts at Stetson…Grabbed a career-high eight rebounds during a road win at Charlotte...Recorded nine made field goals, a career-high, at The Citadel during the Holy City Hoops Classic…Tied his career-high of four assists at The Citadel and three steals in the home opener against Mars Hill.

2015-16:  Was an ASUN All-Freshman Team performer after leading Upstate in scoring during his freshman season…Played in all 32 games and led the team with 29 starts…Averaged 12.3 points and 2.6 rebounds per game, and posted 25.0 minutes of playing time per contest…Was also first on the team, and fifth in the ASUN, in free-throw shooting at 80.0% (64-of-80)…Had a team-high 21 double-digit scoring performances led by a career-high 26 points against The Citadel during the Palmetto State Shootout…Tied for a team-best five 20-point scoring efforts including four straight versus Winthrop, Georgia Southern, The Citadel and Toccoa Falls…Grabbed a season-high six rebounds against Winthrop…Went a combined 17-for-18 at the free-throw line in back-to-back games against Georgia Southern and The Citadel; made all eight free throws versus Georgia Southern and was 9-of-10 against The Citadel…Dished out a career-best four assists three times versus Toccoa Falls, Navy and Stetson…Had three steals in a home win over North Greenville.

High School:  Graduated from Chesnee High School where he lettered in basketball and played for head coach Andy Pitt…Finished his prep career as one of only two players in South Carolina history to score 3,000 points for his career…Scored over 60 points in a game twice during his senior season, and holds the state record for most free-throws made in a game (27) and a season (290)…Amassed the seventh-most points in a season as a junior scoring 808 and averaging 31.1 points per game…Earned numerous athletic accolades including SCBCA Class AA Player of the Year, Spartanburg Sports Report Area Player of the Year, Region I-AA Player of the Year and First Team All-Area…Is the all-time leading scorer at Chesnee…Participated in the Carolina’s All-Star Classic…Nominee for the McDonald’s All-American Game…Was featured in Sports Illustrated “Faces in the Crowd” on Jan. 26, 2014 after recording 61 points and 20 rebounds in an 83-72 win over Carolina High School.

Personal:
  Born on October 3, 1996…Parents are Elliott and Sharon Holmes…Has one brother and one sister…Both of his parents played basketball collegiately at USC Upstate where his father, Elliott, still ranks 10th all-time in career scoring average with 15.1 points in 28 games from 1985-86…Is majoring in business administration.

Recent Games
Feb 8 Stetson W, 91-79
Feb 10 Florida Gulf Coast L, 88-71
Feb 15 at North Florida L, 109-100
Feb 17 at Jacksonville L, 82-70
Feb 22 NJIT L, 76-67
Feb 26 at Florida Gulf Coast L, 96-76
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 32 14
Games started 17 11
Minutes 848 417
Minutes per game 26.5 29.8
FG 186-397 103-210
FG Pct 46.9 49.0
3PT 52-153 17-60
3PT Pct 34.0 28.3
FT 71-92 47-58
FT Pct 77.2 81.0
Off rebounds 48 29
Def rebounds 71 45
Total rebounds 119 74
Rebounds per game 3.7 5.3
Personal fouls 58 34
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 42 18
Turnovers 85 37
Assist to turnover ratio 0.5 0.5
Steals 16 5
Blocks 3 1
Points 495 270
Points per game 15.5 19.3
Points per 40 min 23.3 25.9
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 10 at Minnesota L, 92-77 - 14 4-6 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 8
Nov 12 Allen W, 85-66 - 17 5-11 45.5 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 13
Nov 14 at Georgia L, 74-65 - 27 4-12 33.3 2-6 33.3 0-0 - 10
Nov 18 Charleston Southern L, 82-72 - 8 0-2 0.0 0-1 0.0 2-2 100.0 2
Nov 20 Paine W, 79-59 - 27 9-18 50.0 3-9 33.3 3-4 75.0 24
Nov 24 vs. Bowling Green L, 83-74 - 25 5-15 33.3 1-7 14.3 2-3 66.7 13
Nov 25 vs. Abilene Christian W, 88-78 - 33 6-12 50.0 5-8 62.5 2-2 100.0 19
Nov 26 at Campbell L, 93-74 - 30 8-13 61.5 2-4 50.0 2-2 100.0 20
Nov 29 at UNC Asheville L, 82-70 1 21 3-7 42.9 0-3 0.0 3-5 60.0 9
Dec 2 at Gardner-Webb L, 87-66 1 14 3-7 42.9 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 7
Dec 5 at Kansas State L, 86-49 - 16 2-6 33.3 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 6
Dec 9 at Denver L, 84-69 1 34 8-19 42.1 7-15 46.7 1-4 25.0 24
Dec 16 at Jacksonville State L, 77-61 1 37 6-13 46.2 4-8 50.0 2-2 100.0 18
Dec 18 Coastal Georgia W, 83-75 1 32 8-12 66.7 3-5 60.0 6-7 85.7 25
Dec 20 at Creighton L, 116-62 - 23 4-10 40.0 0-3 0.0 1-1 100.0 9
Dec 30 North Greenville W, 80-59 - 26 4-9 44.4 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 9
Jan 2 Kansas City L, 79-77 - 15 1-3 33.3 0-2 0.0 0-2 0.0 2
Jan 6 at NJIT L, 98-87 - 18 4-5 80.0 1-2 50.0 2-2 100.0 11
Jan 11 at Florida Gulf Coast L, 75-58 - 19 2-6 33.3 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 4
Jan 13 at Stetson L, 87-69 - 24 2-7 28.6 0-2 0.0 5-11 45.5 9
Jan 18 Jacksonville W, 91-85 1 31 11-19 57.9 2-3 66.7 4-5 80.0 28
Jan 20 North Florida L, 100-80 1 26 7-19 36.8 0-4 0.0 2-2 100.0 16
Jan 24 at Lipscomb L, 92-78 1 22 3-9 33.3 0-1 0.0 6-7 85.7 12
Jan 27 Kennesaw State L, 81-80 1 27 8-16 50.0 3-9 33.3 0-0 - 19
Jan 29 Lipscomb L, 110-106 1 48 13-25 52.0 0-3 0.0 13-14 92.9 39
Feb 3 at Kennesaw State L, 93-69 1 38 5-14 35.7 0-3 0.0 2-2 100.0 12
Feb 8 Stetson W, 91-79 1 33 13-21 61.9 3-8 37.5 5-5 100.0 34
Feb 10 Florida Gulf Coast L, 88-71 1 37 7-18 38.9 0-5 0.0 2-3 66.7 16
Feb 15 at North Florida L, 109-100 1 35 12-20 60.0 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 27
Feb 17 at Jacksonville L, 82-70 1 29 11-18 61.1 5-9 55.6 1-1 100.0 28
Feb 22 NJIT L, 76-67 1 30 5-13 38.5 0-4 0.0 5-6 83.3 15
Feb 26 at Florida Gulf Coast L, 96-76 1 32 3-12 25.0 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 7
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 10 at Minnesota L, 92-77 - 14 1 2 3 1 3 0.3 1 0 4 0
Nov 12 Allen W, 85-66 - 17 2 0 2 2 4 0.5 2 0 0 0
Nov 14 at Georgia L, 74-65 - 27 3 3 6 1 4 0.3 1 0 0 0
Nov 18 Charleston Southern L, 82-72 - 8 0 1 1 0 2 0.0 0 0 0 0
Nov 20 Paine W, 79-59 - 27 2 1 3 1 1 1.0 2 0 0 0
Nov 24 vs. Bowling Green L, 83-74 - 25 2 1 3 4 1 4.0 2 0 2 0
Nov 25 vs. Abilene Christian W, 88-78 - 33 0 5 5 1 3 0.3 0 2 0 0
Nov 26 at Campbell L, 93-74 - 30 0 2 2 3 0 - 0 0 0 0
Nov 29 at UNC Asheville L, 82-70 1 21 0 1 1 2 2 1.0 0 0 0 0
Dec 2 at Gardner-Webb L, 87-66 1 14 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 3 0
Dec 5 at Kansas State L, 86-49 - 16 1 1 2 0 2 0.0 0 0 1 0
Dec 9 at Denver L, 84-69 1 34 0 1 1 2 3 0.7 1 0 3 -
Dec 16 at Jacksonville State L, 77-61 1 37 2 0 2 1 3 0.3 0 0 3 0
Dec 18 Coastal Georgia W, 83-75 1 32 1 0 1 1 7 0.1 1 0 2 0
Dec 20 at Creighton L, 116-62 - 23 0 1 1 2 2 1.0 0 0 1 0
Dec 30 North Greenville W, 80-59 - 26 3 4 7 2 4 0.5 1 0 1 0
Jan 2 Kansas City L, 79-77 - 15 0 1 1 0 3 0.0 0 0 3 0
Jan 6 at NJIT L, 98-87 - 18 1 2 3 3 1 3.0 0 0 2 -
Jan 11 at Florida Gulf Coast L, 75-58 - 19 1 0 1 0 1 0.0 1 0 1 -
Jan 13 at Stetson L, 87-69 - 24 1 4 5 1 2 0.5 1 0 1 0
Jan 18 Jacksonville W, 91-85 1 31 2 7 9 1 4 0.3 1 0 4 0
Jan 20 North Florida L, 100-80 1 26 2 2 4 0 5 0.0 0 0 1 0
Jan 24 at Lipscomb L, 92-78 1 22 1 1 2 0 4 0.0 0 0 4 0
Jan 27 Kennesaw State L, 81-80 1 27 4 1 5 2 0 - 0 0 3 0
Jan 29 Lipscomb L, 110-106 1 48 6 6 12 1 1 1.0 0 0 4 0
Feb 3 at Kennesaw State L, 93-69 1 38 0 2 2 2 3 0.7 0 0 3 0
Feb 8 Stetson W, 91-79 1 33 2 6 8 0 2 0.0 0 1 3 0
Feb 10 Florida Gulf Coast L, 88-71 1 37 4 4 8 1 3 0.3 1 0 2 0
Feb 15 at North Florida L, 109-100 1 35 1 7 8 2 3 0.7 1 0 1 0
Feb 17 at Jacksonville L, 82-70 1 29 2 2 4 4 1 4.0 0 0 4 0
Feb 22 NJIT L, 76-67 1 30 2 1 3 1 7 0.1 0 0 1 0
Feb 26 at Florida Gulf Coast L, 96-76 1 32 2 2 4 1 3 0.3 0 0 1 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 32 17 26.5 5.8-12.4 46.9 1.6-4.8 34.0 2.2-2.9 77.2 15.5
Conference 14 11 29.8 7.4-15.0 49.0 1.2-4.3 28.3 3.4-4.1 81.0 19.3
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 13 8 27.5 7.0-14.3 48.9 1.4-4.8 28.6 3.2-3.8 84.0 18.6
Away 17 9 25.5 4.9-10.8 45.7 1.6-4.4 37.3 1.5-2.2 67.6 13.0
Neutral 2 - 29.0 5.5-13.5 40.7 3.0-7.5 40.0 2.0-2.5 80.0 16.0
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Wins 7 3 28.4 8.0-14.6 54.9 2.9-6.1 46.5 2.9-3.3 87.0 21.7
Losses 25 14 26.0 5.2-11.8 44.1 1.3-4.4 29.1 2.0-2.8 73.9 13.7
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November 9 1 22.4 4.9-10.7 45.8 1.8-4.9 36.4 1.6-2.0 77.8 13.1
December 7 4 26.0 5.0-10.9 46.1 2.6-6.0 42.9 1.4-2.0 71.4 14.0
January 9 5 25.6 5.7-12.1 46.8 0.7-3.2 20.7 3.6-4.8 74.4 15.6
February 7 7 33.4 8.0-16.6 48.3 1.7-5.4 31.6 2.1-2.4 88.2 19.9
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 32 17 848 186-397 46.9 52-153 34.0 71-92 77.2 495
Conference 14 11 417 103-210 49.0 17-60 28.3 47-58 81.0 270
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 13 8 357 91-186 48.9 18-63 28.6 42-50 84.0 242
Away 17 9 433 84-184 45.7 28-75 37.3 25-37 67.6 221
Neutral 2 - 58 11-27 40.7 6-15 40.0 4-5 80.0 32
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Wins 7 3 199 56-102 54.9 20-43 46.5 20-23 87.0 152
Losses 25 14 649 130-295 44.1 32-110 29.1 51-69 73.9 343
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November 9 1 202 44-96 45.8 16-44 36.4 14-18 77.8 118
December 7 4 182 35-76 46.1 18-42 42.9 10-14 71.4 98
January 9 5 230 51-109 46.8 6-29 20.7 32-43 74.4 140
February 7 7 234 56-116 48.3 12-38 31.6 15-17 88.2 139
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 32 17 26.5 8.8-18.7 46.9 2.5-7.2 34.0 3.3-4.3 77.2 23.3
Conference 14 11 29.8 9.9-20.1 49.0 1.6-5.8 28.3 4.5-5.6 81.0 25.9
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 13 8 27.5 10.2-20.8 48.9 2.0-7.1 28.6 4.7-5.6 84.0 27.1
Away 17 9 25.5 7.8-17.0 45.7 2.6-6.9 37.3 2.3-3.4 67.6 20.4
Neutral 2 - 29.0 7.6-18.6 40.7 4.1-10.3 40.0 2.8-3.4 80.0 22.1
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Wins 7 3 28.4 11.3-20.5 54.9 4.0-8.6 46.5 4.0-4.6 87.0 30.6
Losses 25 14 26.0 8.0-18.2 44.1 2.0-6.8 29.1 3.1-4.3 73.9 21.1
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November 9 1 22.4 8.7-19.0 45.8 3.2-8.7 36.4 2.8-3.6 77.8 23.4
December 7 4 26.0 7.7-16.7 46.1 4.0-9.2 42.9 2.2-3.1 71.4 21.5
January 9 5 25.6 8.9-19.0 46.8 1.0-5.0 20.7 5.6-7.5 74.4 24.3
February 7 7 33.4 9.6-19.8 48.3 2.1-6.5 31.6 2.6-2.9 88.2 23.8
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 32 17 26.5 1.5 2.2 3.7 1.8 0.0 1.3 2.7 0.5 0.5 0.1
Conference 14 11 29.8 2.1 3.2 5.3 2.4 0.0 1.3 2.6 0.5 0.4 0.1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 8 27.5 2.3 2.6 4.9 1.8 0.0 0.9 3.3 0.3 0.6 0.1
Away 17 9 25.5 0.9 1.8 2.8 1.9 0.0 1.5 2.2 0.7 0.4 0.0
Neutral 2 - 29.0 1.0 3.0 4.0 1.0 0.0 2.5 2.0 1.3 1.0 1.0
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Wins 7 3 28.4 1.7 3.3 5.0 1.4 0.0 1.1 3.6 0.3 1.0 0.4
Losses 25 14 26.0 1.4 1.9 3.4 1.9 0.0 1.4 2.4 0.6 0.4 0.0
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November 9 1 22.4 1.1 1.8 2.9 0.7 0.0 1.7 2.2 0.8 0.9 0.2
December 7 4 26.0 1.0 1.0 2.0 2.0 0.0 1.1 3.1 0.4 0.4 0.0
January 9 5 25.6 2.0 2.7 4.7 2.6 0.0 0.9 2.3 0.4 0.3 0.0
February 7 7 33.4 1.9 3.4 5.3 2.1 0.0 1.6 3.1 0.5 0.3 0.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 32 17 848 48 71 119 58 0 42 85 0.5 16 3
Conference 14 11 417 29 45 74 34 0 18 37 0.5 5 1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 8 357 30 34 64 24 0 12 43 0.3 8 1
Away 17 9 433 16 31 47 32 0 25 38 0.7 6 0
Neutral 2 - 58 2 6 8 2 0 5 4 1.3 2 2
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Wins 7 3 199 12 23 35 10 0 8 25 0.3 7 3
Losses 25 14 649 36 48 84 48 0 34 60 0.6 9 0
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November 9 1 202 10 16 26 6 0 15 20 0.8 8 2
December 7 4 182 7 7 14 14 0 8 22 0.4 3 0
January 9 5 230 18 24 42 23 0 8 21 0.4 3 0
February 7 7 234 13 24 37 15 0 11 22 0.5 2 1
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 32 17 26.5 2.3 3.3 5.6 2.7 0.0 2.0 4.0 0.5 0.8 0.1
Conference 14 11 29.8 2.8 4.3 7.1 3.3 0.0 1.7 3.5 0.5 0.5 0.1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 8 27.5 3.4 3.8 7.2 2.7 0.0 1.3 4.8 0.3 0.9 0.1
Away 17 9 25.5 1.5 2.9 4.3 3.0 0.0 2.3 3.5 0.7 0.6 0.0
Neutral 2 - 29.0 1.4 4.1 5.5 1.4 0.0 3.4 2.8 1.3 1.4 1.4
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Wins 7 3 28.4 2.4 4.6 7.0 2.0 0.0 1.6 5.0 0.3 1.4 0.6
Losses 25 14 26.0 2.2 3.0 5.2 3.0 0.0 2.1 3.7 0.6 0.6 0.0
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November 9 1 22.4 2.0 3.2 5.1 1.2 0.0 3.0 4.0 0.8 1.6 0.4
December 7 4 26.0 1.5 1.5 3.1 3.1 0.0 1.8 4.8 0.4 0.7 0.0
January 9 5 25.6 3.1 4.2 7.3 4.0 0.0 1.4 3.7 0.4 0.5 0.0
February 7 7 33.4 2.2 4.1 6.3 2.6 0.0 1.9 3.8 0.5 0.3 0.2