COLCHESTER, Vt. - Saint Michael's College men's basketball junior Levi Holmes III (East Brunswick, N.J./Rutgers Prep) landed on the Northeast-10 Conference Weekly Honor Roll for the week ending on Sunday, Jan. 7, earning the recognition from the league for the seventh time this season.
Holmes averaged 24.0 points on 58.3 shooting, including 6-of-8 from three-point range, while adding a 14-of-15 free throw effort during a 1-1 week. He also turned in 2.5 rebounds, 1.0 assist and 1.0 steal. In a 96-83 loss at regionally-ranked The College of Saint Rose on Wednesday, Holmes recorded a career-high 31 points while shooting 10-of-14 overall, including 5-for-7 from deep, and 6-of-6 on free throws in addition to pulling three boards and handing out one assist. He turned in 17 points behind an 8-of-9 free throw effort with two rebounds, two steals and an assist during a 65-53 win against American International College on Saturday.
Holmes averages 22.1 points, 4.1 rebounds and 1.8 assists. The guard connects on career highs of 51.5 percent of his shots and 49.4 percent of his three-point attempts while also turning in a 91.8 percent performance on free throws. Within NCAA Division II, he is ranked 12th in three-point percentage and 14th in free throw percentage while sitting first in the NCAA East Region in both categories. He is also third in the NE10 and fifth in the region for points per game. Holmes has scored 20 points in nine of the Purple Knights' 14 contests. Through 65 career games, Holmes has 981 career points, becoming one of the top 50 scorers in the more than 100-year history of the program, while tying Dom Ditlefsen '15 for 11th in school annals with 160 career threes.
Saint Michael's, which is 5-9 overall and 2-7 in the NE10, hosts the University of New Haven on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. The Purple Knights have won four of their last five games.