11 Deion Holmes
11 Deion Holmes
Height: 6-2
Weight: 188
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Chesnee, S.C.
Position: G
Last School: Chesnee HS
gp 7
pts/g 11.9
fg % 40.5
3pt % 38.7
ft % 68.8
reb/g 4.7
a/g 0.6

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…Is majoring in business administration.

Recent Games
Nov 23 vs. Texas State L, 82-50
Nov 24 vs. Cal Poly L, 75-74
Nov 28 Gardner-Webb L, 74-61
Dec 1 at Western Mich. W, 71-66
Dec 5 at Eastern Kentucky L, 79-77
Dec 8 Furman L, 74-60
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 7 -
Games started 7 -
Minutes 181 -
Minutes per game 25.9 -
FG 30-74 0-0
FG Pct 40.5 -
3PT 12-31 0-0
3PT Pct 38.7 -
FT 11-16 0-0
FT Pct 68.8 -
Off rebounds 7 -
Def rebounds 26 -
Total rebounds 33 -
Rebounds per game 4.7 -
Personal fouls 13 -
Disqualifications 0 -
Assists 4 -
Turnovers 12 -
Assist to turnover ratio 0.3 -
Steals 3 -
Blocks 0 -
Points 83 0
Points per game 11.9 -
Points per 40 min 18.3 -
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   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 19 Truett-McConnell   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 22 at N.C. State   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 29 Coker   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 2 at Georgia Tech   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 5 at Presbyterian   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 10 Radford   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 12 at Gardner-Webb   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 16 at High Point   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 19 Winthrop   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 21 Presbyterian   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 24 at Hampton   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 Longwood   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 30 at UNC Asheville   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 Charleston Southern   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 9 at Campbell   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 13 UNC Asheville   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 at Longwood   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 21 at Charleston Southern   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 Campbell   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 Hampton   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 5 at Big South First Round   - - - - - - - - -
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   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 19 Truett-McConnell   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 22 at N.C. State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 29 Coker   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 2 at Georgia Tech   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 5 at Presbyterian   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 10 Radford   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 12 at Gardner-Webb   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 16 at High Point   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 19 Winthrop   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 21 Presbyterian   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 24 at Hampton   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 Longwood   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 30 at UNC Asheville   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 Charleston Southern   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 9 at Campbell   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 13 UNC Asheville   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 at Longwood   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 21 at Charleston Southern   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 Campbell   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 Hampton   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 5 at Big South First Round   - - - - - - - - - - - -
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 7 7 25.9 4.3-10.6 40.5 1.7-4.4 38.7 1.6-2.3 68.8 11.9
Conference - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 2 2 30.0 4.5-13.0 34.6 1.5-5.5 27.3 0.5-1.5 33.3 11.0
Away 3 3 24.7 5.7-11.0 51.5 2.7-5.0 53.3 2.0-2.7 75.0 16.0
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 1 1 25.0 10.0-16.0 62.5 4.0-5.0 80.0 1.0-2.0 50.0 25.0
Losses 6 6 26.0 3.3-9.7 34.5 1.3-4.3 30.8 1.7-2.3 71.4 9.7
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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 3 3 24.7 4.7-11.3 41.2 1.3-3.3 40.0 1.0-2.0 50.0 11.7
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 7 7 181 30-74 40.5 12-31 38.7 11-16 68.8 83
Conference - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 2 2 60 9-26 34.6 3-11 27.3 1-3 33.3 22
Away 3 3 74 17-33 51.5 8-15 53.3 6-8 75.0 48
Neutral 2 2 47 4-15 26.7 1-5 20.0 4-5 80.0 13
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Wins 1 1 25 10-16 62.5 4-5 80.0 1-2 50.0 25
Losses 6 6 156 20-58 34.5 8-26 30.8 10-14 71.4 58
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November 4 4 107 16-40 40.0 8-21 38.1 8-10 80.0 48
December 3 3 74 14-34 41.2 4-10 40.0 3-6 50.0 35
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 7 7 25.9 6.6-16.4 40.5 2.7-6.9 38.7 2.4-3.5 68.8 18.3
Conference - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 2 2 30.0 6.0-17.3 34.6 2.0-7.3 27.3 0.7-2.0 33.3 14.7
Away 3 3 24.7 9.2-17.8 51.5 4.3-8.1 53.3 3.2-4.3 75.0 25.9
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 1 1 25.0 16.0-25.6 62.5 6.4-8.0 80.0 1.6-3.2 50.0 40.0
Losses 6 6 26.0 5.1-14.9 34.5 2.1-6.7 30.8 2.6-3.6 71.4 14.9
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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 3 3 24.7 7.6-18.4 41.2 2.2-5.4 40.0 1.6-3.2 50.0 18.9
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 7 7 25.9 1.0 3.7 4.7 1.9 0.0 0.6 1.7 0.3 0.4 0.0
Conference - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 2 2 30.0 1.0 4.5 5.5 2.0 0.0 0.5 0.5 1.0 1.0 0.0
Away 3 3 24.7 1.0 2.3 3.3 1.0 0.0 0.7 2.3 0.3 0.3 0.0
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 1 1 25.0 1.0 0.0 1.0 2.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Losses 6 6 26.0 1.0 4.3 5.3 1.8 0.0 0.7 1.8 0.4 0.5 0.0
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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 3 3 24.7 1.0 2.0 3.0 1.0 0.0 0.3 1.3 0.3 0.7 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 7 7 181 7 26 33 13 0 4 12 0.3 3 0
Conference - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 2 2 60 2 9 11 4 0 1 1 1.0 2 0
Away 3 3 74 3 7 10 3 0 2 7 0.3 1 0
Neutral 2 2 47 2 10 12 6 0 1 4 0.3 0 0
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Wins 1 1 25 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 0.0 0 0
Losses 6 6 156 6 26 32 11 0 4 11 0.4 3 0
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November 4 4 107 4 20 24 10 0 3 8 0.4 1 0
December 3 3 74 3 6 9 3 0 1 4 0.3 2 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 7 7 25.9 1.5 5.7 7.3 2.9 0.0 0.9 2.7 0.3 0.7 0.0
Conference - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 2 2 30.0 1.3 6.0 7.3 2.7 0.0 0.7 0.7 1.0 1.3 0.0
Away 3 3 24.7 1.6 3.8 5.4 1.6 0.0 1.1 3.8 0.3 0.5 0.0
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 1 1 25.0 1.6 0.0 1.6 3.2 0.0 0.0 1.6 0.0 0.0 0.0
Losses 6 6 26.0 1.5 6.7 8.2 2.8 0.0 1.0 2.8 0.4 0.8 0.0
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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 3 3 24.7 1.6 3.2 4.9 1.6 0.0 0.5 2.2 0.3 1.1 0.0