Brandon Hollinger

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COLLEGIATE HIGHLIGHTS:

2006-2007 (Sophomore):

  • Started in 19 of 32 games played
  • Averaged 4.9 points
  • Averaged 1.4 rebounds
  • Averaged 1.8 assists
  • Scored career best 19 points on the road at UMass in the final game of the 2007 season, the NIT
  • Was 6 of 14 from the field and 3 of 7 from 3-point range and played 38 minutes in that game
  • Scored 11 points at Mississippi State
  • Had seven assists in the 2007 season opener against Jackson State
  • Started in last 12 straight games and first six straight games (with Alabama State start mixed in between)
  • Shot .769% (40-52) at the free throw line
  • Won team award “Highest 3-Point Percentage” for leading Tide with his .429% (30-70) from the 3-point line
  • Tied his career high with five rebounds against Texas Southern

2005-2006 (Freshman):

  • Starter in 18 of 30 games played, beginning at Auburn on January 11 and continuing straight through the final horn of the season
  • Averaged 2.3 points, 1.2 rebounds and 1.2 assists
  • Scored 13 points in SEC opener against Ole Miss
  • Scored 10 points at Kentucky in his first ever trip to Rupp
  • Had five rebounds in the SEC tournament quarterfinal against Kentucky
  • Shot .737% (14 of 19) at the free throw line

PREP HIGHLIGHTS:

  • State’s 6A Player of the Year in 2005
  • 2005 Mobile Press Register Co-Player of the Year (along with his teammate, Harold Edwards)
  • Played point guard in high school
  • Averaged 19 points, 8 rebounds, 6 assists and 4.5 steals his senior season at LeFlore High School
  • 1st Team All-State in 2005
  • 1st Team Super 5 and the Southwest Regional Player of the Year in 2005
  • 2005 Regional Tournament MVP
  • Led LeFlore to a final 35-1 record and No. 2 national ranking before falling in the 6A state championship game in 2005 (1st LeFlore team to go undefeated in regular season)
  • Coached at LeFlore by Otis Hughley
  • 2004 NIKE All-American Camp participant
  • Hollinger was one of 5 LeFlore senior starters who all signed with colleges on April 14, 2005

PERSONAL INFORMATION:

  • Says he owes his love of basketball and UA scholarship and future degree to the Boys & Girls Club where he started playing organized ball at age 7 and visited daily after school
  • Loves his hometown of Mobile
  • A communication studies major at UA
  • High school nickname was B-Holl
  • Has a brother, Carlos Skinner, and three sisters, Katina Skinner, Latoya Hollinger and Yashonda Hollinger
  • Son of Wanda Hollinger
  • Born January 13, 1987