COLCHESTER, Vt. - Saint Michael's College men's basketball senior Levi Holmes III (East Brunswick, N.J./Rutgers Prep) landed a spot on the Northeast-10 Conference Weekly Honor Roll for the cycle ending on Tuesday, Feb. 26. This is his seventh weekly accolade of the season.
Holmes averaged 19.7 points behind 48.0 percent three-point shooting while adding 3.3 rebounds and 1.6 assists in three games during the last two weeks against regional powers. In a 77-74 loss to regionally-ranked Bentley University last Wednesday, Holmes shot 9-of-14 from three-point range en route to finishing with 35 points, five rebounds, two assists and a steal before collecting nine points, two assists and a steal during a 93-61 loss at 19th-ranked Saint Anselm College on Saturday. He turned in 15 points, five rebounds and one assist in a 104-72 loss to regionally-ranked Merrimack College during Tuesday's season finale.
Holmes notched 10 20-point games this season, while leading the Purple Knights in scoring average (20.2), three-point percentage (44.1), and free-throw percentage (89.7). Holmes finished the year with the 12th-best free-throw percentage in Division II, good for second in both the East Region and the NE10. He also sits in the top 10 regionally in scoring average, three-point percentage, and three-pointers per game (3.0), while standing fifth in scoring average, sixth in three-point percentage, and seventh in free throws made per game (4.0) and field goals made per game (6.6) in the conference. Holmes registered a career high in steals this season (1.1), while tying his career high in rebounds (4.2).
Holmes capped his career as a Purple Knight with the best career three-point percentage (45.3%) and free-throw percentage (87.0%) in program history, while finishing third in three-pointers (278), fourth in points (1,784), fifth in scoring average (17.7), and 10th in field goals (603). His career scoring average was the best by a Purple Knight since 1974. He also became just the fourth Purple Knight to have multiple seasons with a scoring average above 20.0 and to have multiple seasons with 70 or more made three-pointers. He sits fourth in NE10 history in career three-point percentage and fifth in free throw success rate. Holmes also owns three of the four best single-season free-throw percentages in program history.