Rivals' No. 1-ranked player in the 2015 class, LSU commit Ben Simmons continues to draw rave reviews. But the latest might just be the best yet. The Sporting News suggested that Simmons is LSU's most prestigious basketball recruit since Shaquille O'Neal 25 years ago. Simmons isn't a center like Shaq. He's listed as a power forward, and he considers himself a point forward. The 6-foot-8, 225-pound Melbourne, Australia, native was arguably the biggest standout player during the Peach Jam in North Augusta, S.C.
Ben Simmons is LSU's best basketball recruit since Shaq
New Orleans Times-Picayune | Jul 22