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In a recent article, 2015 LSU Basketball commit Ben Simmons said he wants to 'help build the start of something new' at LSU:

"That's the type of school I want to go to," Simmons said last week. "I want to go to school where I can help build the start of something new. I know they had great players back in the day, you know, like Shaq and Pistol Pete. I just want to be one of those guys that's remembered for helping build LSU."

Simmons was already on the national recruiting radar when he left his home country and came to play for Montverde Academy in Florida midway through his sophomore season. He possesses a blend of size, skill, athleticism and basketball IQ that attracted college scouts early on, and his recruitment picked up even more when he arrived in the United States.
Simmons, who is the No. 1 ranked prospect in the nation according to 247Sports, said that committing to LSU was an easy decision for him to make:

"I just felt comfortable with LSU," he said. "I just went with my gut. Usually when I go with my gut, it turns out pretty well."
Here is new video of Simmons dominating at the NBPA Top 100 camp last week. He took home the MVP Honors for the entire camp which featured many top prospects.

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Comments (8) - Add Comments

Rabbs and QStick - 15 months ago
L S Usetheforce - or we can thank David Patrick, you know his God Father who lived with the kid for a while.
SouljaBreauxTellEm - 15 months ago
The Australian Pipeline continues, regardless of sport.
JacksonLSU - 15 months ago
a forward with pg skills---gonna be insane and the top lottery pick--all i want is 2 years please buddy....who dat!
MasterofTigerBait - 15 months ago
Ben "THE GOAT" Simmons
macanLSU - 15 months ago
The young Tim Duncan of LSU?
ShadyTiger182 - 15 months ago
You da real MVP.
nolaandy - 15 months ago
He's got the gut and the chest.
L S Usetheforce - 15 months ago
we can thank Brad Wing for his commitment.
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