Richaun Holmes: 2015 Draft Prospect

Height: 6-10
Weight: 236
Position: PF
College: Bowling Green
Age: 23

2014-2015 Season Stats

PPG: 14.7
RPG: 8.0
APG: 0.8
BLK: 2.6
STL: 0.7

Player Bio
Courtesy of Bowling Green Athletics

Named to the MAC All-Conference Third-Team … Also earned a spot on the College Sports MadnessMAC All-Conference Third-Team … Was a MAC All-Conference selection … Named the College Sports Madness MAC Player of the Week on Dec. 16 … Was twice tabbed the MAC East Division Player of the Week … Became BGSU’s all-time career blocked shots leader, surpassing Otis Polk’s previous career mark of 159 career blocks … Set a new BGSU single season blocks record with a team-high 88 blocked shots on the year, which was second overall in the MAC and ranked in the top-30 nationally all season long … Played in all 32 games for the Falcons, starting 31 on the season … Led the MAC and ranked in the top-25 in the NCAA all season long with an average of 2.8 blocks per game … Was fourth on the team with 1024 minutes on the season, an average of 32.0 per game … Led the team and was 13th in the MAC in scoring at 13.3 points per game … Was tied for the team lead and tied for fifth overall in the MAC on the year with 7.7 rebounds per contest … Was fifth in the MAC with 2.7 offensive rebounds per game on the year … Led the team with 425 points on the season … Also posted a team-high 50.7 field goal percentage, which was also tied for 10th overall in the MAC … Shot 70.6 percent from the free throw line, also tops on the team … Recorded 245 rebounds, 36 steals and 29 assists on the season … Posted eight double-doubles on the year … Scored in double digits in 24 contests on the season, including posting double digit points in 12 straight games midway through the season … Hauled in double digit rebounds on eight different occasions … Scored 20 points or more five times … Poured in a career-high 26 points at Xavier … Had 21 points in a home win over North Dakota … Also recorded 20 points versus Central Michigan, at Eastern Michigan and at home against Ohio … Pulled in a career-high 14 rebounds against North Dakota and at Northern Illinois … Also had 13 rebounds at Akron and 11 boards against Toledo … Turned away a career-high seven shots in back-to-back wins versus Western Kentucky and at Morehead State … Also totaled six blocks at home versus Central Michigan … Posted five blocks at Xavier, against North Dakota and versus Buffalo … Picked up a career-high four steals at Akron … Connected on a career-high nine made free throws in home games against Western Kentucky and Ohio … Played 30 minutes or more in 23 different contests on the year … Logged a career-high 41 minutes at Northern Illinois … Also totaled 39 minutes of action at Xavier and versus Eastern Michigan at home.

Played in 31 games, starting twice … Set a new school record with 73 blocked shots, breaking the previous record of 59 set by Cornelius Cash in the 1973-74 season … Shot 63.6 percent from the field, good for the fourth-best season in program history … Averaged 6.3 points and ranked second on the team with 5.0 rebounds per game … Had a string of 15 consecutive games with at least one blocked shot … Scored in double-figures five times, posting a career-best 15 points on 5-of-6 shooting and 5-of-5 at the free-throw line against Akron … Added eight rebounds and four blocks in that game against Akron … Had at least four blocks in a game seven times, including a career-best six against North Dakota … Ranked third in the MAC and 36th in the country in blocked shots … Came up just shy of a double-double with nine points and 10 rebounds against New Orleans.

Junior College
Played one season at Moraine Valley Community College ... Named an NJCAA Division II All-American after averaging 19.3 points, 9.3 rebounds, and 5.2 blocks per game ... Skyway Conference Player of the Year ... Set program record for most blocked shots in a season ... Led team to a 27-9 record, including 14-2 in league play ... Team captain.

High School
Played two years of varsity basketball at Lockport Township High School ... Broke out as a senior with 11.0 points, 7.2 rebounds, and 4.1 blocks per game ... Set school record for blocked shots.

Born Oct. 15, 1993 ... Son of Richard Sr. and Lydecia Holmes ... Has three brothers ... Majoring in Liberal Studies.


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