National recruit Ben Simmons has elected to withdraw from playing in the Jordan Brand Classic in Brooklyn, New York to concentrate on finishing his senior and turn his focus toward LSU, according to a USA Today report.
Simmons, a 6-foot-10 forward is the All-USA Player of the Year after averaging 28 points, 11 rebounds a game for Montverde High School, in Montverde, Florida.
Simmons along with Antonio Blakeney are expected to prove a formidable addition to LSU basketball next season as freshmen. Both players have recently been courting another five-star recruit guard Malik Newman to join them next season.
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