|Born||February 26, 1934|
January 28, 1998 63) (aged|
Rexford, New York
|Listed height||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Listed weight||215 lb (98 kg)|
|College||George Washington (1952–1956)|
|NBA draft||1956 / Round: 1 / Pick: 5th overall|
|Selected by the Syracuse Nationals|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Points||1,347 (7.0 ppg)|
|Rebounds||852 (4.4 rpg)|
|Assists||193 (1.0 apg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Joseph J. Holup (February 26, 1934 – January 28, 1998) was an American professional basketball player.
A 6'6' forward, Holup starred at George Washington University from 1953 to 1956. He tallied 2,226 points and 2,030 rebounds in 104 varsity games, and led the NCAA in rebounds per game (25.6) during the 1955–56 season. Holup held George Washington's record for most career points until 2003, when he was surpassed by Chris Monroe.
After college, Holup was selected with the fifth overall pick of the 1956 NBA draft by the Syracuse Nationals. He played three seasons in the NBA with the Nationals and Detroit Pistons, averaging 7.0 points per game and 4.4 rebounds per game.
Holup died in Rexford, New York in 1998.
- List of NCAA Division I men's basketball players with 2000 points and 1000 rebounds
- List of NCAA Division I men's basketball career free throw scoring leaders
- List of NCAA Division I men's basketball season rebounding leaders
- List of NCAA Division I men's basketball career rebounding leaders
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- ESPN Sports Almanac 2008. ESPN Books, 2007. 334.
- Sam Doku. "Chris Monroe Breaks G.W's 47-Year Old Record". Washington Informer. March 19, 2003. 24.
- Joe Holup. basketball-reference.com. Retrieved on October 25, 2009.