Player Profiles



Jonathan                           Holton
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Jonathan
Holton
Class: Jr.
Hometown: Miami, Fla.
Height: 6-7
Weight: 220
Sport: Men's Basketball
Position: F

Biography

  •  Signed with West Virginia in May 2013 and sat out last season from competition
Palm Beach State Community College (2012-13)
  • Averaged 17.5 points and 14.1 rebounds per game
  • Shot 39.6 percent from 3-point range
  • Earned NJCAA and FCSAA Player of the Week honors
  • Rated by JucoRecruiting.com as the 13th-best junior college player in the 2013 class
Rhode Island (2011-12)
  • Averaged 10.2 points and 8.1 rebounds per game
  • Earned a spot on the Atlantic 10 All-Rookie team
  • Started 26 of 31 games, averaging 28.5 minutes per contest
  • Fourth in the Atlantic 10 in rebounding and second in offensive rebounding
  • Averaged 9.4 rebounds per contest in Atlantic 10 games
  • Had a season-high 18 rebounds in a game against Fordham
  • Ranked sixth among all freshmen nationally in rebounding and double-doubles with eight
  • Registered 10 or more rebounds in a game on 10 different occasions
  • Named Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week on four occasions, including a stretch in which he received the award three straight weeks
  • Posted a double-double in his first collegiate game with 12 points and 14 rebounds at George Mason
  • Was the first Rhode Island player to tally at least 14 rebounds in his URI debut since Lamar Odom did so on Nov. 9, 1998
High School
  • Averaged 25.5 points and 15.5 rebounds per game at Coral Gables High, playing for coach Glenn Hyatt
  • Earned a spot on the All-Dade 6A First Team by the Miami Herald
  • Led Coral Gables to a 21-6 record, falling in the 2011 FHSAA state quarterfinals
  • All-Dade 6A First Team selection as a junior
  • Averaged 14.0 points and 11.5 rebounds per game
  • Led Coral Gables to its first GMAC championship and an appearance in the Region 4-6A semifinals
Personal
  • Son of Mary Jobe and Johnny Holton
  • Birthday is November 26
  • Majoring in sociology
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

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Posted: 1.9.14


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