Matt Holland
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    Matt Holland

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Dallas, TX

    High School:
    Pierce

    Height / Weight:
    6-6 / 205

    Position:
    Forward

    Major:
    Management

    2007-08 (Junior)

    Played in all 30 games, starting 29 ... averaged five points and two rebounds per game ... scored career-high 11 points vs. Prairie View A&M and at Wyoming ... career-high five rebounds at Northern Illinois ... four rebounds vs. Colorado and at Wyoming ... career-high three assists against Washington State and Norfolk State ... career-high 27 minutes at Wyoming ... 10 points on 4-of-6 shooting at TCU ...nine points on 3-for-4 shooting from 3-point range vs. Colorado Christian ... also scored nine points on 3-for-4 from long range at Wake Forest and vs. Wyoming ...career-high two steals vs. Colorado Christian.

    2006-07 (Sophomore)

    Played in 18 games ... averaged 1.2 points and 0.8 rebounds per game ... season-high five points vs. Radford and Colorado College ... four points in eight minutes against Arkansas-Pine Bluff ... season-high three rebounds vs. Colorado College and TCU ... season-high 12 minutes vs. Colorado College ... season-best two assists at Colorado and vs. CC and Norfolk State ... shot 44.4 percent (8-18) from the field.

    2005-06 (Freshman)

    Did not play a varsity game.

    Before Air Force

    Three-year letterwinner in basketball at Pearce High School ... also lettered in track ... team captain and team MVP as a senior ... conference offensive player of the year as a junior ... first-team all-conference selection ... led his district in scoring at 18 ppg ... led team in three-pointers made his junior and senior seasons ... No. 6 on Pearce High School's career scoring list with 977 points ... high jump state finalist ... attended and played basketball at the USAFA Prep School in 2004-05 ... high school basketball coach was Marc Johnson.

    Personal

    Parents are Steve and Sarah Holland ... has two brothers, Craig (24) and Cole (16), and one sister, Stephanie (15) ... his grandfather, David Lodwick, is a 1953 graduate of West Point ... completed Operation Air Force at Little Rock AFB, Ark., last summer ... also took an astronautical class ... nickname is Mr. Bojangles ... also recruited by Baylor and Furman ... active in his squadron as the safety / security clerk ... enjoys hunting, fishing and listening to music in his spare time ... favorite food is steak and mashed potatoes ... favorite TV show is SportsCenter ... favorite movie is Batman: The Dark Knight ... his greatest moment in sports was making a game-winning jump shot in overtime against his rival high school ... credits his family with the biggest influence on his sports career ... member of cadet squadron 40.

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