|High School:||Sherwood HS|
RS-SOPHOMORE (2010-11): Established himself as a starter in the second half of the 2010-11 campaign based primarily on his defensive prowess … grabbed 55 rebounds in the final 15 games of the season, three times posting seven boards (at Samford, 1/17; vs. Wofford, 2/05; vs. Savannah State, 2/14) … made his first career collegiate start at Samford (1/17), totaling seven rebounds and four points in the 61-50 comeback victory … was a perfect 7-for-7 from the floor, including one 3-pointer in an 81-63 victory over Appalachian State (1/20) at McAlister Field House. Against the Mountaineers, Holston was instrumental in the Bulldogs hitting better than 60% from the floor in each half and 61.8% (34-55) in the contest … converted 4-for-5 field goal attempts and finished a perfect 3-for-3 from the charity stripe en route to 11 points in a Citadel 85-75 victory over Davidson (1/26) … was one of four players in double figures, scoring 11 points, when the Bulldogs hosted Wofford (2/05).
RS-FRESHMAN (2009-10): Played in 21 games over the course of the season, including the final 11 Southern Conference contests, beginning with a six-minute outing against Samford (2/4) ... logged 20-plus minutes on five different occasions, including a career-high 25 minutes in a 63-56 victory over Eastern Michigan (11/20) ... established career-highs in total rebounds (nine), offensive rebounds (five) and defensive boards (four) in a 68-60 victory over Chattanooga (2/6) ... set a career-high mark in points (eight), to help the Bulldogs remain a perfect 3-0 at College of Charleston’s Carolina First Arena ... converted 18-for-27 (66.7%) attempts from the charity stripe ... has a streak of six straight games with at least two points or more heading into the 2010-11 season, dating back to a five-point outing against Western Carolina (2/18).
FRESHMAN (2008-09): Saw limited action in three games throughout the season … was on the floor for four minutes of action at Virginia Commonwealth (11/16).
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2008 graduate of Sherwood High School in Olney, Md. … lettered two years in basketball … was named All-County . . . named MVP of the Hempfield, Pa., Black Knight Tournament … a member of the 2007 Maryland 4A State Championship team … team was ranked third in the metro area … averaged 15.0 points, 7.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists per game … was a member of the National Honor Society … played for coach Dondrell Whitmore.
PERSONAL: Full name is Joseph Guimont Holston ... son of Andrea and Joe Holston ... born on Sept. 9, 1990, in New Orleans, La. … father played basketball at Tulane University from 1978-82 … has two siblings: Amanda and Alex … majoring in sports management.