- Frank Holmes
Frank  Holmes


Somerville, Tenn.

High School:
Fayett-Ware HS

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 225



Played in all 31 contests, starting 24 times ... led team in field goal percentage, connecting on 56 percent from the floor ... finished campaign averaging 6.6 points and 5.0 rebounds a game ... finished the season strong by averaging 10.1 points, 6.8 rebounds and 1.1 blocks a game over UAB's last eight contests, while also leading the team in field goal percentage (65.3 percent) over the stretch ... earned first double-double this season and second of his career, with a career-high tying 22 points, on 7-of-8 shooting from the floor, and 11 boards in double overtime win against Minnesota (12/5) ... nabbed second double double on the year with 14 points and 10 boards against No. 8/10 Memphis (2/8) ... collected second consecutive double-double and third of season with 13 points and 10 boards in the win over UTEP (2/10) ... swatted a career-high five blocks, becoming the first Blazer since former UAB standout Will Campbell blocked five shots against Southern Miss on Jan. 12, 2002, while adding six points and five boards in the win at Cincinnati (12/2) ... recorded 15 points and seven boards in just 18 minutes of work against Tulane (3/3) ... had four points, seven rebounds and two blocked shots in 16 minutes of action in victory at Tulane (1/13).

Started 29 times and played in all 31 contests ... led team in rebounds per game (4.8/game) ... exploded for a career-high 22 points on 9-of-9 field goal shooting at Marshall (3/4) ... had first career double-double with 13 points and a career-high 14 rebounds in win over Alcorn State (12/10) ... grabbed 11 rebounds against Valdosta State (1/5) ... scored six points with six rebounds in C-USA semifinal win over UTEP (3/10)... scored 14 points in upset win over then-No. 3 Memphis (3/2) ... tallied six points and four boards at Southern Miss (2/18) ... notched six points and six rebounds in win over East Carolina (2/11) ... led team with six rebounds in the win over Southern Miss (1/28) ... led team with eight rebounds against Old Dominion (12/22) ... tallied eight points and six rebounds with three blocked shots against Centenary (12/19) ... scored five points and grabbed six rebounds at DePaul (12/6) ... scored five points with three rebounds in the Western Kentucky game (11/29) ... notched second straight game with 14 points in the win over South Carolina State (11/27).

Key reserve for UAB squad which advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament ... had five rebounds against both Tulane (2/26) and East Carolina (2/16) ... scored five points, including his first three-pointer, against USF (1/29) ... had six points and six rebounds against Murray State (1/2) ... played a season-high 22 minutes with four points and two rebounds against Alabama A&M (12/28) ... scored six points with three rebounds in debut against VCU (11/27) ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

Four-year letterwinner at Fayette-Ware High School ... was named a Nike All-American after attending the elite Nike Camp in 2004 ... listed as the 35th top forward in the Southeast according to Rivals.com ... also listed as one of the top four seniors in the state of Tennessee by the Memphis Commercial Appeal ... averaged 17 points and 12 rebounds as a senior ... led team to the Class AA sectionals in the Tennessee state tournament ... was named to the Memphis Commercial Appeal All-Metro team in 2003 and 2004 ... was a starting member of the Memphis YMCA AAU National Champion team.

Full name is William Frank Holmes, Jr., ... born on Dec. 23, 1984 ... parents are Lillie Rosser and Frank Holmes ... major is history.