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Overview
Guard who transferred into the program after spending two seasons at the University of San Francisco ... sat out the 2014-15 season as a Division I transfer, but made a tremendous impact in two seasons with the Tigers in 2015-16 ... made 217 three-point goals over his career, including 119 in two seasons as a Tiger ... scored 1,259 points over his career, while starting 99 of 126 career appearances ... averaged double figures in both of his seasons at Clemson ... played 3,444 minutes over the course of his career ... at San Francisco, played in the West Coast Conference against high-caliber competition such as BYU, Gonzaga and Saint Mary's ... originally from the West Coast, he signed an aid agreement after taking an official visit in May 2014 ... earned undergraduate degree in communication in December 2016.

2016-17
All-ACC Academic Team member ... started all 33 games, averaging 26.8 minutes per contest ... third on the team with an average of 10.3 points per game ... led team in three-pointers, connecting on 69-156 attempts (26 more than the next closest teammate) ... shot 44.2 percent for the season to lead the ACC, the first Tiger to lead the league in three-point accuracy since Michael Tait in 1986-87 ... shot higher percentage overall as a senior, connecting on 41.5 percent of his field goals ... shot 81.5 percent at the free throw line as well ... third on the team with 34 steals ... averaged 11.1 points per game and shot 53.1 percent from three-point distance in the 18-game ACC regular season schedule ... had positive 44-27 assist-turnover ratio for the season ... scored double figures in 17 games, third-most on the team ... led Clemson in scoring on five occasions.

BEST GAMES, 2016-17
Posted season-high 22 points in the second game of the season, a win over Davidson in the Tire Pros Invitational ... made 4-7 three against the Wildcats ... posted 12 points and four rebounds against Oklahoma ... notched 13 points in wins against High Point and Coppin State ... scored 13 points in win over UNC Wilmington ... notched 20 points on two occasions in ACC play, first against eventual NCAA champion North Carolina in the home opener for the Tigers ... made 8-14 shots, including 4-9 from three, versus the Tar Heels ... also scored 20 at home against Virginia Tech, where he set a career high with five three-pointers ... also had five trifectas against Boston College, part of a 17-point, 10-rebound performance on Senior Day ... tallied 14 points at Georgia Tech, and 18 at home against the Yellow Jackets ... made all four of his three-point shots against Tech at home, the highest perfect shooting performance behind the arc under Brad Brownell ... scored 15 at Florida State and made 4-5 from long distance ... also scored 15 in home win over Wake Forest.

2015-16
Started all 31 games, averaging 31 minutes per contest ... third on the team in scoring at 10.0 points per game ... ranked second among all players with 50 three-point goals ... also second on the team with 80 assists, while committing just 41 turnovers ... a dogged defender, he was second on the team with 35 steals ... second on the team with 79 made free throws, he shot 72.5 percent for the season ... tied for second with Donte Grantham with 16 games at double figures in the scoring column ... compiled 27 of his 35 steals in the 18 ACC regular season games ... during the same 18-game stretch, the primary player he guarded for opposing teams shot just 33 percent (62-186), a testament to his on-the-ball defensive ability.

Best Games, 2015-16
Posted 20 points in December 2 win over USC Upstate ... made 7-9 field goals and added six assists without a turnover against the Spartans ... posted 18 points against UMass, with two steals ... posted 11 points and four rebounds against Alabama ... notched 12 in the win over Presbyterian College ... posted 11 points at North Carolina, he was 3-5 from three-point range ... posted 15 in the win over Florida State ... scored 12 at Syracuse, converting 4-6 shots from long range against the Orange, a Final Four team ... posted 16 in the January 10 win over Louisville, with 11 coming at the free throw line ... also came through in the clutch with late free throws in the upset of sixth-ranked Duke ... posted 13 points in the win over Pittsburgh, while connecting on 5-6 at the stripe ... tallied 17 in a road win over Wake Forest, most coming in the second half ... made 3-6 from long distance against the Deacons ... also poured in 17 against Notre Dame, where he shot 5-9 from the floor and 5-5 at the line ... posted 17 points against Boston College and was 7-8 at the line, while adding five assists and three steals ... also held BC's leading scorer Eli Carter to just 1-17 field goals ... notched six steals against Georgia Tech at home on February 13, most by a Tiger since 2010 ... finished year on a high note, posting 11 at Boston College in a win and 19 in the ACC Tournament versus Georgia Tech ... made season-high eight field goals against the Yellow Jackets and had four assists without a turnover in 41 minutes of play.

2013-14 (at San Francisco)
Honorable mention All-WCC selection ... started all 33 games for the Dons, who advanced to the NIT ... leading scorer on the team at 12.5 points per game, including 14.5 per WCC contest ... posted 23 double figure scoring efforts, second on the team ... ranked eighth in the WCC in both three-point percentage (.419) and free throw percentage (.837) ... averaged 3.1 assists per game as well ... posted double figures in the scoring column in 18 of the final 22 games ... scored game-winning jumper with 0.5 seconds left to give USF a 64-62 win over San Diego on Jan. 18 ... WCC Player of the Week on March 3 after posting 17 points at Pepperdine and a career-high 25 against Loyola Marymount ... 10 of his 25 points came in the final six minutes against the Lions ... shot 14-20 overall and 8-15 from three in those contests ... posted team-high 19 points in WCC Tournament quarterfinal win over San Diego.

2012-13 (at San Francisco)
WCC All-Freshman Team selection ... appeared in 29 games, with two starting assignments ... averaged 6.7 points per game and led the league in three-point accuracy (.471, 41-87) ... his mark was the third-best in school history and his 41 threes marked a USF freshman record ... made at least one three-pointer in 26 games, including 22 in a row ... posted 17 points in collegiate debut on 6-8 shooting at Stanford ... scored 12 points in WCC opener at Santa Clara on 4-5 field goals ... shot 4-4 from three-point range against Pepperdine on Feb. 2, part of a school record 14 makes from long distance ... matched season high with 17 points against BYU in the next game.

Before Clemson
Two-time all-state selection for North Salem (Ore.) High School ... two-time Central Valley Player of the Year and a four-year starter for the Vikings ... led school to consecutive AAAAAA playoff berths ... averaged 20.9 points, 4.8 rebounds and 6.3 assists per game as a senior ... played for head coach Willie Freeman ... lettered in football and was a second-team all-conference wide receiver as a junior ... born Feb. 20, 1994.



*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide

S T A T S

Holmes Career Statistics
Year
GP-GS
Min/Avg
FG-FGA
Pct
3FG-FGA
Pct
FT-FTA
Pct
Off/Reb/Avg
A-T
BS-ST
PF-DQ
Pts/Avg
2012-13 29-2 553/19.1 57-133 .429 41-87 .471 40-55 .727 9/48/1.7 25-28 0-11 34-0 195/6.7
2013-14 33-33

1046/31.7

126-288 .438 57-136 .419 103-123 .837 5/75/2.3 102-65 2-34 67-1 412/12.5
2015-16 31-31

960/31.0

91-243 .374 50-150 .333 79-109 .725 17/86/2.8 80-41 0-35 55-0 311/10.0
2016-17 33-33

886/26.8

103-248 .415 69-156 .442 66-81 .815 16/79/2.4 44-27 1-34 40-0 341/10.3
Totals
126-99
3444/27.3
377-912
.413
217-529
.410
288-368
.783
47/288/2.3
251-161
3-114
196-1
1259/10.0
 Note: 2012-13 and 2013-14 statistics are from the University of San Francisco.

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