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It was announced on Tuesday that LSU signee Ben Simmons has been named Gatorade National Player of the year. Per

The 6-foot-10, 220-pound senior forward has led the Eagles to a 28-1 record and a berth in the Dick's Sporting Goods National High School Tournament, scheduled for April 2. Also the 2015 Morgan Wootten Award winner and the Naismith Trophy Boys Basketball Player of the Year, Simmons averaged 28 points and 11.9 rebounds while shooting 70.7 percent from inside the arc through 29 games. He is rated as the nation's No. 1 recruit in the Class of 2015 by ESPN and is a 2015 McDonald's All-American Game selection as well as a 2015 Jordan Brand Classic game invitee. Simmons has also posted regular-season averages of four assists and 2.6 steals per game and has registered 24 double-doubles on the season.
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Recent winners of the Gatorade National Player of the Year award include Karl Towns, Andrew Wiggins, and Jabari Parker.
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Black n Gold110 months
What is his FT%?
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LSUAlum2001110 months
Next year it's F4 or bust!
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