NEW CASTLE, Ind. – SIUE Athletics Hall of Famer and men's basketball all-time leading scorer Jason Holmes is being honored by the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame.
Holmes is part of the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame's 2018 Silver Anniversary. The team honors individuals who achieved outstanding accomplishments as a senior basketball player 25 years ago.
The native of New Castle, Indiana, graduated New Castle High School as the fifth-leading scorer with 1,157 points.
As a Cougar, Holmes made his mark in his first game as a collegiate men's basketball player, setting the single-game scoring record with 45 points against Carthage in 1993. He played in 103 games as a Cougar and scored a school-record 1,949 points. The Cougar guard also holds career records for three-pointers made (222) and free throws made (419).
Homes was inducted into the SIUE Athletics Hall of Fame in 2012.