11 Deion Holmes
11 Deion Holmes
Height: 6-2
Weight: 188
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Chesnee, S.C.
Position: G
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies
Last School: Chesnee HS
gp 29
pts/g 14.8
fg % 43.0
3pt % 36.4
ft % 82.0
reb/g 4.2
a/g 1.2

Honors:  2018-19 Big South Second Team Preseason All-Conference, 2015-16 ASUN All-Freshman Team.

2017-18:  Appeared in all 32 games and made 17 starts...Was first on the team in scoring averaging a career-high 15.5 points per game…Added 3.7 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game…Played in an average of 26.5 minutes per game…Ranked 10th in the ASUN in scoring…Became the 23rd player in school history to reach the 1,000 career point mark scoring a career-high 39 points against Lipscomb…Recorded first career double-double versus Lipscomb with a career-high 12 rebounds…Set new career-highs against Lipscomb in minutes played (48), field goals made (13), field goals attempted (25), free throws made (13) and free throws attempted (14)…His 39 points against Lipscomb tied Ty Greene for the third-most points in a game in program history…Added a 34-point performance in a home win against Stetson…Scored in double-figures 21 times including 11 of the last 12 games…Tied his career-best of four assists twice against Bowling Green and Jacksonville.

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…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.

Recent Games
Feb 13 UNC Asheville L, 57-53
Feb 16 at Longwood L, 83-79
Feb 21 at Charleston Southern L, 92-60
Feb 27 Campbell L, 85-73
Mar 2 Hampton L, 92-71
Mar 5 at Charleston Southern L, 71-52
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 29 16
Games started 28 15
Minutes 817 477
Minutes per game 28.2 29.8
FG 150-349 89-206
FG Pct 43.0 43.2
3PT 55-151 32-88
3PT Pct 36.4 36.4
FT 73-89 45-51
FT Pct 82.0 88.2
Off rebounds 31 19
Def rebounds 91 50
Total rebounds 122 69
Rebounds per game 4.2 4.3
Personal fouls 58 34
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 36 19
Turnovers 62 37
Assist to turnover ratio 0.6 0.5
Steals 15 10
Blocks 7 7
Points 428 255
Points per game 14.8 15.9
Points per 40 min 21.0 21.4
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 6 at South Carolina L, 65-52 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Brevard W, 86-43 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 14 at VMI L, 78-72 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 21 at Portland L, 73-56 1 26 5-7 71.4 4-6 66.7 3-4 75.0 17
Nov 23 vs. Texas State L, 82-50 1 18 0-4 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Nov 24 vs. Cal Poly L, 75-74 1 29 4-11 36.4 1-4 25.0 4-5 80.0 13
Nov 28 Gardner-Webb L, 74-61 1 34 7-18 38.9 3-10 30.0 1-1 100.0 18
Dec 1 at Western Mich. W, 71-66 1 25 10-16 62.5 4-5 80.0 1-2 50.0 25
Dec 5 at Eastern Kentucky L, 79-77 1 23 2-10 20.0 0-4 0.0 2-2 100.0 6
Dec 8 Furman L, 74-60 1 26 2-8 25.0 0-1 0.0 0-2 0.0 4
Dec 15 South Carolina State W, 88-84 1 38 12-21 57.1 5-11 45.5 6-6 100.0 35
Dec 19 Truett-McConnell W, 85-54 1 26 5-9 55.6 3-5 60.0 3-4 75.0 16
Dec 22 at N.C. State L, 98-71 1 17 4-8 50.0 1-3 33.3 1-1 100.0 10
Dec 29 Coker W, 89-69 1 23 2-9 22.2 0-3 0.0 3-5 60.0 7
Jan 2 at Georgia Tech L, 79-63 1 28 4-11 36.4 2-7 28.6 2-4 50.0 12
Jan 5 at Presbyterian L, 64-61 1 25 7-13 53.8 3-6 50.0 4-4 100.0 21
Jan 10 Radford L, 79-72 1 32 4-10 40.0 0-3 0.0 5-5 100.0 13
Jan 12 at Gardner-Webb L, 64-59 1 16 2-5 40.0 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 6
Jan 16 at High Point L, 71-54 1 30 5-14 35.7 0-4 0.0 2-3 66.7 12
Jan 19 Winthrop L, 82-72 1 30 11-19 57.9 6-9 66.7 4-4 100.0 32
Jan 21 Presbyterian L, 68-59 1 33 3-11 27.3 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 8
Jan 24 at Hampton L, 88-70 1 30 6-16 37.5 0-5 0.0 0-1 0.0 12
Jan 26 Longwood W, 80-63 1 29 6-15 40.0 3-7 42.9 5-5 100.0 20
Jan 30 at UNC Asheville L, 71-62 1 31 5-14 35.7 1-8 12.5 5-7 71.4 16
Feb 2 Charleston Southern L, 90-71 1 30 4-9 44.4 1-3 33.3 1-2 50.0 10
Feb 9 at Campbell L, 82-66 - 19 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 6
Feb 13 UNC Asheville L, 57-53 1 34 6-15 40.0 2-6 33.3 4-4 100.0 18
Feb 16 at Longwood L, 83-79 1 42 3-11 27.3 2-9 22.2 4-4 100.0 12
Feb 21 at Charleston Southern L, 92-60 1 29 10-17 58.8 4-7 57.1 0-1 0.0 24
Feb 27 Campbell L, 85-73 1 35 6-14 42.9 4-8 50.0 6-6 100.0 22
Mar 2 Hampton L, 92-71 1 32 9-18 50.0 2-6 33.3 3-3 100.0 23
Mar 5 at Charleston Southern L, 71-52 1 27 4-11 36.4 0-3 0.0 2-2 100.0 10
Mar 7 at Big South Quarterfinals   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 at Big South Semifinals   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 at Big South Championship   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 6 at South Carolina L, 65-52 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Brevard W, 86-43 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 14 at VMI L, 78-72 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 21 at Portland L, 73-56 1 26 0 4 4 2 3 0.7 0 0 0 0
Nov 23 vs. Texas State L, 82-50 1 18 0 2 2 0 3 0.0 0 0 3 0
Nov 24 vs. Cal Poly L, 75-74 1 29 2 8 10 1 1 1.0 0 0 3 -
Nov 28 Gardner-Webb L, 74-61 1 34 2 6 8 0 1 0.0 1 0 4 0
Dec 1 at Western Mich. W, 71-66 1 25 1 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 0
Dec 5 at Eastern Kentucky L, 79-77 1 23 2 3 5 0 3 0.0 1 0 1 0
Dec 8 Furman L, 74-60 1 26 0 3 3 1 0 - 1 0 0 0
Dec 15 South Carolina State W, 88-84 1 38 1 1 2 5 5 1.0 1 0 1 0
Dec 19 Truett-McConnell W, 85-54 1 26 1 5 6 3 2 1.5 0 0 2 0
Dec 22 at N.C. State L, 98-71 1 17 1 1 2 0 2 0.0 0 0 2 0
Dec 29 Coker W, 89-69 1 23 0 2 2 3 1 3.0 1 0 0 -
Jan 2 at Georgia Tech L, 79-63 1 28 2 4 6 0 0 - 0 0 3 0
Jan 5 at Presbyterian L, 64-61 1 25 1 3 4 1 0 - 2 0 2 0
Jan 10 Radford L, 79-72 1 32 1 1 2 1 4 0.3 0 0 2 0
Jan 12 at Gardner-Webb L, 64-59 1 16 1 2 3 1 3 0.3 0 0 3 0
Jan 16 at High Point L, 71-54 1 30 0 3 3 3 1 3.0 0 1 1 0
Jan 19 Winthrop L, 82-72 1 30 1 5 6 1 2 0.5 1 0 4 0
Jan 21 Presbyterian L, 68-59 1 33 0 2 2 2 3 0.7 0 0 4 0
Jan 24 at Hampton L, 88-70 1 30 2 3 5 0 3 0.0 0 0 3 0
Jan 26 Longwood W, 80-63 1 29 2 2 4 2 4 0.5 1 0 2 0
Jan 30 at UNC Asheville L, 71-62 1 31 2 1 3 0 1 0.0 1 0 1 0
Feb 2 Charleston Southern L, 90-71 1 30 1 3 4 1 3 0.3 1 0 0 0
Feb 9 at Campbell L, 82-66 - 19 0 4 4 0 0 - 0 0 1 0
Feb 13 UNC Asheville L, 57-53 1 34 0 2 2 1 1 1.0 0 3 2 0
Feb 16 at Longwood L, 83-79 1 42 1 8 9 2 1 2.0 1 2 4 0
Feb 21 at Charleston Southern L, 92-60 1 29 2 3 5 0 4 0.0 2 1 2 0
Feb 27 Campbell L, 85-73 1 35 3 5 8 2 3 0.7 1 0 1 0
Mar 2 Hampton L, 92-71 1 32 2 3 5 2 4 0.5 0 0 2 0
Mar 5 at Charleston Southern L, 71-52 1 27 0 2 2 2 3 0.7 0 0 3 0
Mar 7 at Big South Quarterfinals   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 at Big South Semifinals   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 at Big South Championship   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 29 28 28.2 5.2-12.0 43.0 1.9-5.2 36.4 2.5-3.1 82.0 14.8
Conference 16 15 29.8 5.6-12.9 43.2 2.0-5.5 36.4 2.8-3.2 88.2 15.9
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 13 13 30.9 5.9-13.5 43.8 2.4-5.8 41.3 3.2-3.6 87.2 17.4
Away 14 13 26.3 4.9-11.3 43.7 1.6-5.1 32.4 2.0-2.6 75.7 13.5
Neutral 2 2 23.5 2.0-7.5 26.7 0.5-2.5 20.0 2.0-2.5 80.0 6.5
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Wins 5 5 28.2 7.0-14.0 50.0 3.0-6.2 48.4 3.6-4.4 81.8 20.6
Losses 24 23 28.2 4.8-11.6 41.2 1.7-5.0 33.3 2.3-2.8 82.1 13.5
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November 4 4 26.8 4.0-10.0 40.0 2.0-5.2 38.1 2.0-2.5 80.0 12.0
December 7 7 25.4 5.3-11.6 45.7 1.9-4.6 40.6 2.3-3.1 72.7 14.7
January 10 10 28.4 5.3-12.8 41.4 1.9-5.6 33.9 2.7-3.3 81.8 15.2
February 6 5 31.5 5.2-11.8 43.7 2.2-5.5 39.4 2.8-3.2 89.5 15.3
March 2 2 29.5 6.5-14.5 44.8 1.0-4.5 22.2 2.5-2.5 100.0 16.5
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 29 28 817 150-349 43.0 55-151 36.4 73-89 82.0 428
Conference 16 15 477 89-206 43.2 32-88 36.4 45-51 88.2 255
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 13 13 402 77-176 43.8 31-75 41.3 41-47 87.2 226
Away 14 13 368 69-158 43.7 23-71 32.4 28-37 75.7 189
Neutral 2 2 47 4-15 26.7 1-5 20.0 4-5 80.0 13
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Wins 5 5 141 35-70 50.0 15-31 48.4 18-22 81.8 103
Losses 24 23 676 115-279 41.2 40-120 33.3 55-67 82.1 325
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November 4 4 107 16-40 40.0 8-21 38.1 8-10 80.0 48
December 7 7 178 37-81 45.7 13-32 40.6 16-22 72.7 103
January 10 10 284 53-128 41.4 19-56 33.9 27-33 81.8 152
February 6 5 189 31-71 43.7 13-33 39.4 17-19 89.5 92
March 2 2 59 13-29 44.8 2-9 22.2 5-5 100.0 33
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 29 28 28.2 7.3-17.1 43.0 2.7-7.4 36.4 3.6-4.4 82.0 21.0
Conference 16 15 29.8 7.5-17.3 43.2 2.7-7.4 36.4 3.8-4.3 88.2 21.4
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 13 13 30.9 7.7-17.5 43.8 3.1-7.5 41.3 4.1-4.7 87.2 22.5
Away 14 13 26.3 7.5-17.2 43.7 2.5-7.7 32.4 3.0-4.0 75.7 20.5
Neutral 2 2 23.5 3.4-12.8 26.7 0.9-4.3 20.0 3.4-4.3 80.0 11.1
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Wins 5 5 28.2 9.9-19.9 50.0 4.3-8.8 48.4 5.1-6.2 81.8 29.2
Losses 24 23 28.2 6.8-16.5 41.2 2.4-7.1 33.3 3.3-4.0 82.1 19.2
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November 4 4 26.8 6.0-15.0 40.0 3.0-7.9 38.1 3.0-3.7 80.0 17.9
December 7 7 25.4 8.3-18.2 45.7 2.9-7.2 40.6 3.6-4.9 72.7 23.1
January 10 10 28.4 7.5-18.0 41.4 2.7-7.9 33.9 3.8-4.6 81.8 21.4
February 6 5 31.5 6.6-15.0 43.7 2.8-7.0 39.4 3.6-4.0 89.5 19.5
March 2 2 29.5 8.8-19.7 44.8 1.4-6.1 22.2 3.4-3.4 100.0 22.4
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 29 28 28.2 1.1 3.1 4.2 2.0 0.0 1.2 2.1 0.6 0.5 0.2
Conference 16 15 29.8 1.2 3.1 4.3 2.1 0.0 1.2 2.3 0.5 0.6 0.4
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 13 30.9 1.1 3.1 4.2 1.8 0.0 1.8 2.5 0.7 0.6 0.2
Away 14 13 26.3 1.1 2.9 4.0 2.0 0.0 0.8 1.8 0.4 0.5 0.3
Neutral 2 2 23.5 1.0 5.0 6.0 3.0 0.0 0.5 2.0 0.3 0.0 0.0
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Wins 5 5 28.2 1.0 2.0 3.0 1.4 0.0 2.6 2.6 1.0 0.6 0.0
Losses 24 23 28.2 1.1 3.4 4.5 2.1 0.0 1.0 2.0 0.5 0.5 0.3
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November 4 4 26.8 1.0 5.0 6.0 2.5 0.0 0.8 2.0 0.4 0.3 0.0
December 7 7 25.4 0.9 2.1 3.0 1.1 0.0 1.7 2.0 0.9 0.6 0.0
January 10 10 28.4 1.2 2.6 3.8 2.5 0.0 1.1 2.1 0.5 0.5 0.1
February 6 5 31.5 1.2 4.2 5.3 1.7 0.0 1.0 2.0 0.5 0.8 1.0
March 2 2 29.5 1.0 2.5 3.5 2.5 0.0 2.0 3.5 0.6 0.0 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 29 28 817 31 91 122 58 0 36 62 0.6 15 7
Conference 16 15 477 19 50 69 34 0 19 37 0.5 10 7
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 13 402 14 40 54 24 0 24 33 0.7 8 3
Away 14 13 368 15 41 56 28 0 11 25 0.4 7 4
Neutral 2 2 47 2 10 12 6 0 1 4 0.3 0 0
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Wins 5 5 141 5 10 15 7 0 13 13 1.0 3 0
Losses 24 23 676 26 81 107 51 0 23 49 0.5 12 7
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November 4 4 107 4 20 24 10 0 3 8 0.4 1 0
December 7 7 178 6 15 21 8 0 12 14 0.9 4 0
January 10 10 284 12 26 38 25 0 11 21 0.5 5 1
February 6 5 189 7 25 32 10 0 6 12 0.5 5 6
March 2 2 59 2 5 7 5 0 4 7 0.6 0 0
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 29 28 28.2 1.5 4.5 6.0 2.8 0.0 1.8 3.0 0.6 0.7 0.3
Conference 16 15 29.8 1.6 4.2 5.8 2.9 0.0 1.6 3.1 0.5 0.8 0.6
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 13 30.9 1.4 4.0 5.4 2.4 0.0 2.4 3.3 0.7 0.8 0.3
Away 14 13 26.3 1.6 4.5 6.1 3.0 0.0 1.2 2.7 0.4 0.8 0.4
Neutral 2 2 23.5 1.7 8.5 10.2 5.1 0.0 0.9 3.4 0.3 0.0 0.0
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Wins 5 5 28.2 1.4 2.8 4.3 2.0 0.0 3.7 3.7 1.0 0.9 0.0
Losses 24 23 28.2 1.5 4.8 6.3 3.0 0.0 1.4 2.9 0.5 0.7 0.4
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November 4 4 26.8 1.5 7.5 9.0 3.7 0.0 1.1 3.0 0.4 0.4 0.0
December 7 7 25.4 1.3 3.4 4.7 1.8 0.0 2.7 3.1 0.9 0.9 0.0
January 10 10 28.4 1.7 3.7 5.4 3.5 0.0 1.5 3.0 0.5 0.7 0.1
February 6 5 31.5 1.5 5.3 6.8 2.1 0.0 1.3 2.5 0.5 1.1 1.3
March 2 2 29.5 1.4 3.4 4.7 3.4 0.0 2.7 4.7 0.6 0.0 0.0