LSU signee Ben Simmons scored 24 points and had 13 rebounds to lead Montverde Academy (Fla.) to a 57-53 victory against Findlay Prep (Nv.) in the semifinals of the Dick's Sporting Goods High School Nationals basketball tournament on Friday.
Montverde will be playing for its third consecutive national title.
Montverde will play the Oak Hill (Va.) -Huntington Prep (WVa.) winner.
Simmons, a 6-foot-9 power forward, had some good moments and some bad moments in the game.
A good moment came on this slick behind the back pass to a teammate for a layup.
A bad moment came when he stumbled to the ground trying to defend highly-rated Findlay point guard Derryck Thornton, who faked him out but missed a wide-open jump shot.