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Concordia's Holmes signs with Tigers


By The Hays Daily News

By The Hays Daily News

Fort Hays State University men's basketball coach Mark Johnson announced Friday an early signing for the 2014-15 season.

Concordia senior Grant Holmes committed to the Tigers and will enter his senior season with the Panthers as the third leading scorer in Concordia history.

Holmes, listed at 6-foot-4, is the son of Concordia assistant coach Derek Holmes. He has 1,000 career points for the Panthers with 327 rebounds.

He is a three-time all-NCKL first-team selection. Last season, he averaged 15.7 points per game and has been all-state in Class 4A the last three seasons. Holmes also participated in the Kansas City Run GMC AAU program for three seasons.