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USF Men's Basketball BIO
3 A.J. Holland

2011-12 (JUNIOR): Played in 28 games, starting in 17 contests at point guard... averaged 6.5 points, 3.9 rebounds, 3.2 assists, and 1.5 steals per game... had a strong second half of the season, where he bettered his numbers in almost every statistical category averaging 8.8 points, 3.5 assists, and 1.8 steals in each of the final 17 games of the season... was USF's top rebounder from the guard position, recording 110 boards, the second-highest total on the team... went 2-4 from behind the arc and a perfect 4-4 at the line to post a season-high 14 points in a close win at Minot (1/27), while adding five rebounds, four assists, and two steals... had a fantastic February, tallying four double-digits performances in a seven-game stretch... most accurate of any 3-point shooters (with min. of 5 attempts), connecting on 25 3-pointers at a 41% clip... finished as the team's top distributor with 89 assists and arguably the best defender, as he ranked first in steals (43) and second in blocks (9)

2010-11 (SOPHOMORE): Spent one season at the College of Central Florida... averaged six points, four rebounds, four assists and one steal per game during his sophomore campaign, earning All-Mid Florida Conference honorable mention honors.

2009-10 (FRESHMAN): Played one season at Rice University... averaged 1.5 points and 1.4 assists a game for the Owls. He tallied a career-best eight points in a road contest against Texas Christian and ended his rookie campaign with four assists in the 2009 Conference USA Championship tournament.

HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Paul W. Bryant... averaged 12 points, five assists, five rebounds and 2.6 steals per game for the Stampede as a senior...also led the team in three-pointers, assists and steals as a junior ... drained the game-winning free throws after being fouled while driving inside late in a victory over Huntsville's Lee High School during junior year ... received the team's Leadership Award as a junior.

PERSONAL: Born June 5, 1991... son of James and Rhonda Holland... brother to Kevin (17)... sports management major... professional goal to coach college basketball or work in athletic administration... father (James Holland) played collegiately at USC Upstate, later was a member of the Harlem Globetrotters and as a collegiate coach has been on staffs at South Carolina, Georgia, UTEP and Alabama, among others... favorite athlete is Chris Paul

Position: Guard
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 185
Year: Junior
Hometown: Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Other College: College of Central Florida
Major: Sports Management
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