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Merrill Holden
Merrill  Holden

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Pratt CC

Last College:
Pratt CC

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 220

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
12/14/1993

Experience:
1L

03/29/2016

Post-Game Notes

Bulldogs fall, 88-83, to Buccaneers

03/10/2016

Post-Game Notes

Bulldogs fall, 68-52, to Monarchs in C-USA Tournament quarterfinals

03/05/2016

Post-Game Notes

Bulldogs drop heartbreaker in overtime

03/03/2016

Bulldogs Win Wild One

Freshman Derric Jean hits game-winner from half court

03/03/2016

Post-Game Notes

Freshman Derric Jean hits game-winner from half court; Bulldogs win wild one over the Herd

03/29/2016

CBS Sports Network Highlights: ETSU vs. La Tech (Vegas 16)

Louisiana Tech's season came to an end with an 88-83 loss to ETSU in the quarterfinals of the Vegas 16 Tournament at Mandalay Bay Events Center.

02/27/2016

LA Tech vs. Rice 2/27/16

Alex Hamilton caps TAC career with a triple-double and a blowout victory

02/13/2016

LA Tech vs. UAB 2/13/16

Bulldogs pour it on in the second half to complete comeback victory over league-leader UAB, 85-76.

01/31/2016

Louisiana Tech vs. UTEP

Men's Basketball

01/28/2016

LA Tech vs. UTSA

LA Tech tops UTSA

01/09/2016

LA Tech vs. Charlotte 1/9/16

Bulldogs defeat the 49ers, 93-90, in overtime

Career Stats Get Acrobat Reader

2015-16: Saw action in 23 games, including 16 starts ... Missed the first 10 games of the season due to a thumb injury suffered in preseason ... Averaged 8.1 points per game, including nine double-digit scoring games that all came during conference play ... Hit two three-pointers in two of the last three games ... Led the team in blocks per game (1.1) ... Saw first action of the season against Southern (12/18), posting four points, four rebounds and two rejections ... Registered a career-high four blocks versus Prairie View A&M (12/28) ... Got first start of the year at Florida Atlantic (1/16), posting 13 points on 6-of-6 shooting to go along with seven rebounds ... Tallied a career-high 18 points on 7-of-10 shooting at UTSA (2/18) ... Recorded first career double-double with 13 points and a career-best 11 boards in overtime victory versus North Texas (2/25).

2014-15:
Played in 27 games with one start ... Scored a season-high seven points in his Bulldog debut at Southern (11/14) ... Provided a much-needed lift off the bench versus Middle Tennessee (1/17), logging a season-high 14 minutes while recording four points, three rebounds and a season-high three blocks ... Got first career start against Florida Atlantic (2/12) ... Pulled down season-high five boards at North Texas (1/22) ... Had two rejections in NIT victory at Texas A&M (3/23).

Junior College:
Played one year at Pratt Community College who went 22-13 while averaging 5.8 points on 52 percent field goal shooting and 4.9 rebounds per game, including 2.2 offensive boards per game ... Saw action in 28 games with 11 starts ... Posted a career game against Labette CC where he tallied 18 points and 12 rebounds ... Played high school ball at Lincoln HS in Lincoln, Neb.

Personal: Full name is Merrill Holden ... Born Dec. 14, 1993 in Chicago, Ill. ... Chose Louisiana Tech over Washington State, Nevada, Florida Gulf Coast and Tulane.

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