Johnny Holley
Johnny Holley

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
McKinney, Texas

High School:
McKinney HS

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 180

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
06/04/1979

VILLANOVA

Will serve as a team co-captain in 2000-2001... Knee injuries have hindered his progress... Terrific athlete ... Long arms and quick feet make him a quality defender ... Can be used in a variety of roles.

1999-00: Made only one appearance after injuring his right knee on Jan. 8 in a practice session at the Palestra ... Scored two points in one minute in that appearance, Feb. 23 at Syracuse in 91-63 defeat ... Suffered the knee injury prior to the Pennsylvania game on Jan. 8, after starting the previous three games ... Posted career highs in minutes (16), rebounds (2) and steals (2) in 70-57 win over Wake Forest on Dec. 30 ... Inserted into the starting lineup on Dec. 29 vs. Bradley for the first time in his college career ... Played eight minutes ... Made his 1999-2000 debut against Penn State, scoring one point and grabbing a rebound ... Saw five minutes of action against Colorado on Dec. 27. 1998-99: Just as he appeared ready to claim a role for himself, a knee injury disrupted matters ... Came down awkwardly during a practice in Fairbanks, Alaska and arthroscopic surgery was required on his right knee ... Surgery was successfully performed on Nov. 27 ... Returned to the lineup against Rider on Dec. 22 ... Saw a season-high 10 minutes of action against Howard on Dec. 27 ... Scored two points in five minutes at Notre Dame on Jan. 7 ... Played in nine games.

MCKINNEY HIGH SCHOOL

District Co-MVP as a senior ... Also earned first-team all-state honors in 1997 ... District Offensive Player of the Year as a junior and Defensive Player of the Year as a sophomore ... Honorable mention all-district as a freshman ... All-time leader in blocked shots at McKinney ... Second leading rebounder in school history ... Single-game school record holder in rebounding ... Averaged 23.0 ppg and 12.5 rpg as a junior to earn all-state honors ... Helped guide team to a 23-11 record in 1996 and an appearance in the regional semifinals ... Four-year honor roll student ... Student of the month in October 1996.

PERSONAL

Enrolled in the school of Arts and Sciences ... Born 6/4/79 ... The son of John Holley and Marsha Bollin ... One of four children: Bryson 3, Darius 13, and Maceo 16 ... Father played quarterback at Texas Southern from 1981-85 ... Coached by Mark Weir at McKinney High School.

HOLLEY CAREER HIGHS

Points: 2 three times, last vs. Syracuse (2/23/00)

Rebounds: 2 vs. Wake Forest (12/30/99)

Assists: 1 vs. Pittsburgh (1/19/99)

Steals: 2 vs. Wake Forest (12/30/99)

Minutes: 16 vs. Wake Forest (12/30/99)

Field Goals: 1 on 4 occasions, Last vs. Syracuse (2/23/00)

3-point goals:

Free Throws: 1 vs. Penn State (12/11/99)

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