LSU signee Ben Simmons to play in the Jordan Brands Classic at the Barclay's Center in April _lowres

Advocate file photo by VERONICA DOMINACH -- Montverde's Ben Simmons, 20, runs past Helen Cox's Marlain Veal, 5, during the Allstate Sugar Bowl Classic at the Alario Center in Westwego on Thursday, January 8, 2015.


Add another all-star game to the April schedule of LSU men’s basketball signee Ben Simmons.

Simmons, from Montverde Academy, will be part of the Jordan Brands Classic April 17 at the Barclay’s Center in New York City.

Simmons is scheduled to participate in the McDonald’s All-Star Game in Chicago at the start of April.

This will be the 14th Jordan Brand Classic contest involving the nation’s top high school seniors.

Simmons signed with the Tigers and Coach Johnny Jones in the early signing period,