University Of Dayton Flyers

Dayton’s DaRon Holmes earns A-10 weekly honor for 1st time this season

Photo of DaRon Holmes II. Photo courtesy of Rick Roshto

DAYTON — Dayton sophomore forward DaRon Holmes II has been named the Atlantic 10 Player of the Week following his performances last week against UMass and George Mason.

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He averaged 28.0 points, 6.5 rebounds and 2.0 blocked shots in two games. In addition, Holmes made over 64% of his shot from field.

He scored 22 points, had seven boards, three assists and three blocks in UD’s 72-54 win at UMass on February 23.

Holmes had a career-high 34 points, including 21 in the second half, in the Flyers’ 74-69 loss to George Mason at home on Saturday, February 25.

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Holmes leads Dayton in scoring at 18.3 points per game and is first in the country with 79 dunks.

It is his first A-10 weekly honor. Toumani Camara won it two weeks ago.

UD’s next game is Tuesday night when they host LaSalle at the UD Arena at 7 p.m.

The game will be broadcast on WHIO Radio. It will also be carried here at

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