LSU Basketball commit Ben Simmons, the consensus No. 1 player in the country, was named as the 2015 Morgan Wootten Player of the Year on Tuesday. Per USAToday Sports:

Simmons, an LSU signee, has led Montverde to back-to-back DICK’s Nationals titles. He’s averaging 29 points, 12 rebounds and 4.4 assists a game this season.

“I feel very honored to be named the Morgan Wooten Player of the Year,” Simmons said. “I am so humbled to be selected from such a talented group of my peers. I continue every day to work hard and be grateful. Individual accolades would not be possible without my teammates and my coaches at Montverde Academy.”
The award presentation will take place at the McDonald’s All American Games awards banquet on March 31 in Chicago.

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Class of 2015 Signee Ben Simmons (@bensimmons20) was named the 2015 Morgan Wootten Award winner today, joining the ranks of Lebron James, Kevin Love, Dwight Howard and many other great players. The award is annually given to the best Male McDonald's All American player who exemplifies outstanding character, exhibits leadership and embodies the values of being a student-athlete in the classroom and in the community #LSUBasketball


Congrats to Ben. Great statement afterward. I'm glad he's a Tiger!
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Congrats to Ben. Great statement afterward. I'm glad he's a Tiger!
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