Jonathan Holmes: 2015 Draft Prospect

Height: 6-9
Weight: 242
Position: SF/PF
College: Texas
Age: 22

2014-2015 Season Stats

PPG: 10.3
RPG: 6.1
APG: 1.1
BLK: 1.0
STL: 0.5

Player Bio
Courtesy of Texas Athletics

Returns for his fourth season as a starter in the frontcourt … lone scholarship senior on the roster … dropped 20 pounds in the offseason to get into better playing shape … versatile player who may see time at both the small forward/wing position and at power forward … has played in 95 career games (76 starts) during his first three seasons … earned All-Big 12 Second Team (coaches), USBWA All-District VII Team and NABC All-District 8 Second Team honors as a junior … three-time Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll member.

AS A JUNIOR (2013-14): Played in 32 games (31 starts) … led the team in scoring (12.8 ppg) and ranked second on the team in rebounding (7.2 rpg) and third in blocks (40) while averaging 24.3 minutes per game … named the team’s Most Valuable Player and shared the team’s Most Improved Player award (Cameron Ridley) at the annual end-of-the-year team banquet … voted the team captain … selected to the USBWA All-District VII Team and NABC All-District 8 Second Team … earned All-Big 12 Second Team (coaches) and All-Big 12 Honorable Mention (media) accolades … missed the game against UTA (Nov. 29) due to the death of his grandmother … did not play against Oklahoma State (Feb. 11) or TCU (March 5) due to a right knee injury… reached double figures in scoring in 24 games and recorded four double-doubles … posted a career-high 23 points (8-of-16 FG, career-high 4-of-7 threes) and nine rebounds in 26 minutes against South Alabama (Nov. 12) … had 16 points (5-of-8 FG) and eight rebounds in the overtime victory at Temple (Dec. 7) … had 15 points and 10 rebounds (five offensive) in the win at No. 14/18 North Carolina (Dec. 18) … tied his career high in points (23) and set a career high in field goals made (9-of-13) while adding seven rebounds in 31 minutes during the home win against No. 8/10 Iowa State (Jan. 18) … made a catch-and-shoot three-pointer at the buzzer to lead the Horns to a 67-64 home victory over No. 22 Kansas State (Jan. 21) … registered 22 points (career-high 9-of-10 FT), three blocks and three steals in 30 minutes during the home win against No. 6/7 Kansas (Feb. 1) … tallied a game-high 20 points (8-of-12 FT) and a career-high 16 rebounds at TCU (Feb. 4) … had 17 points and 10 boards in the second half of the win at TCU … became the first Longhorn to register 20 points and 15 rebounds in a Big 12 Conference road game since Damion James at Missouri (Jan. 12, 2008) … recorded 17 points (7-of-11 FG) and six rebounds at No. 8/8 Kansas (Feb. 22) … posted 20 points (7-of-8 FG) and seven rebounds in 18 minutes during the Big 12 Championship quarterfinal win over West Virginia (March 13) … tallied 11 points in the win over Arizona State (March 20) in the NCAA Second Round … earned a spot on the Spring 2014 Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll (minimum 3.0 GPA).

AS A SOPHOMORE (2012-13): Played in 29 games (team-high 29 starts) … led the team and ranked 16th in the Big 12 Conference in rebounds (5.6 rpg) … earned the team’s Hard Hat Award recipient, presented to a player for the physicality he brings to practice and in games … sat out five games (Jan. 26 vs. Texas Tech through Feb. 9 vs. Oklahoma State) due to a broken bone in his right hand suffered at Oklahoma (Jan. 21) … totaled eight games with double-digit points and three with 10 or more rebounds … led UT in rebounds during eight games … began season with a career-high 14 rebounds (eight offensive, six defensive) in 32 minutes against Fresno State (Nov. 9) … recorded first career double-double with 14 points (5-of-8 FG) and 10 rebounds (six offensive) in 27 minutes against Texas State (Dec. 15) … reached double figures in scoring during three consecutive games against West Virginia (12), at Iowa State (15) and against No. 4/4 Kansas (10) … set career high in minutes (36) while leading the team in rebounds (nine) and scoring (12 points) against West Virginia (Jan. 9) … also shot 2-of-3 from beyond the arc against West Virginia (Jan. 9), including a three-pointer to tie the game (50-50) with three seconds remaining in regulation to force overtime … scored 10 points (4-of-5 FG) in just 14 minutes against No. 4/4 Kansas (Jan. 19) … tied a season high with 15 points (6-of-12 FG) in 29 minutes at Iowa State (Jan. 12) … broke a bone in his right hand at Oklahoma (Jan. 21) after playing eight minutes … sat out the next five games, ending a string of 20 consecutive starts … had eight or more rebounds in 11-of-17 games prior to his hand injury … returned from injury against Iowa State (Feb. 13) and played 18 minutes with four points and three rebounds … shot 6-of-9 (.667) from the floor in two games at the Big 12 Championship … reached double figures in scoring (10 points) for the first time since his hand injury against No. 11/12 Kansas State (March 14) in the Big 12 Championship quarterfinals … converted 3-of-4 FG and 3-of-4 FT in 18 minutes against Kansas State.

AS A FRESHMAN (2011-12): Played in all 34 games (17 starts) … ranked second on the team in rebounding (4.8 rpg), sixth in scoring (7.1 ppg) and third in blocked shots (20) … reached double figures in scoring in nine games … converted 81-of-167 (.485) field goals and 69-of-96 (.719) free throws … led the team in offensive rebounds (74) … started the season opener against Boston University (Nov. 13) and recorded seven points (3-of-5 FG) and two rebounds in 20 minutes … posted 11 points (7-of-8 FT), six rebounds and a block in 21 minutes against Rhode Island (Nov. 15) … registered 12 points (3-of-4 FG, 6-of-6 FT) and five rebounds in 21 minutes against Oregon State (Nov.19) … set a season high with 16 points (4-of-8 FG, 7-of-7 FT), eight boards and one assist in 20 minutes against North Carolina State (Nov. 21) … made 20 consecutive free throws over a three-game span from Nov. 15-21 (Rhode Island, Oregon State, N.C. State) … recorded 14 points, nine rebounds and three assists in 28 minutes against Sam Houston State (Nov. 26) … tallied 12 points (4-of-7 FG), six rebounds, one block and one steal in 27 minutes against North Texas (Nov. 29) … tied his season high with 16 points (6-of-11 FG, 2-of-5 threes) and added six rebounds (five offensive) and three blocks in 28 minutes at No. 5/6 North Carolina (Dec. 21) … posted 11 points (4-of-5 FG, 3-of-4 FT), four rebounds and two steals in 21 minutes against Oklahoma State (Jan. 7) … registered 10 points (5-of-6 FG) and seven boards in 19 minutes at No. 9/9 Missouri (Jan. 14) … recorded seven points and tied his season highs in rebounds (nine, four offensive) and blocks (three) in 27 minutes against No. 4/4 Missouri (Jan. 30) … tallied 11 points (5-of-7 FG) and four rebounds (three offensive) in 27 minutes against No. 5/5 Missouri in the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship semifinal (Mar. 9) … earned a spot on the Fall 2011 and Spring 2012 Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Rolls (minimum 3.0 GPA).

HIGH SCHOOL: Antonian College Prep in San Antonio, Texas (head coach Andre Walker) … ranked as the No. 62 prospect nationally in the ESPNU 100 and No. 89 by Rivals.com following his senior season … two-time TAPPS (Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools) and TABC (Texas Association of Basketball Coaches) All-State selection as a junior and senior … two-time San Antonio Express-News Super Team selection (junior and senior) … averaged 23.4 points, 8.7 rebounds and 2.9 blocks per game while helping Antonian to a 16-13 mark in his senior year … averaged 24.2 points, 9.8 rebounds and 3.2 blocks per game while leading Antonian to the TAPPS 5A state semifinals during his junior season.

PERSONAL: Full name is Jonathan Alexander Holmes … son of Daryl and Angela Holmes … father, Daryl, played football at the University of Nebraska (lettered in 1980 as a defensive end) … middle of three children in the family … older sister, Amber, played basketball for four years at Southeast Missouri State (2009-12) … younger brother, Sterling, is a sophomore at Richland College in Dallas … born Dec. 9, 1992 in San Antonio, Texas … majoring in applied learning and development with a minor in educational psychology.

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