Jaren Holmes named Big 12 Newcomer of the week

The following is a press release from Iowa State Athletics Communications:

IRVING, Texas – Iowa State senior guard Jaren Holmes has been named the Big 12 Newcomer of the Week for his performance last week at the Phil Knight Invitational.

Holmes helped Iowa State to a runner-up finish in the PKI Championship and was selected to the All-Tournament Team. He led the Cyclones in scoring on the week with 15.0 points per game, including 22 points in the win over No. 1 North Carolina. The senior guard averaged 31.7 minutes in the three games and scored double figures in each. Holmes also averaged 4.7 assists, 3.3 rebounds and 2.0 steals.

Iowa State returns to action on Wednesday against North Dakota. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. at Hilton Coliseum. The game is available on Big 12 Now, while tickets can be purchased here.