1 Mike'l Simms
1 Mike'l Simms
Height: 6-5
Weight: 220
Year: So.
Hometown: Richmond, Va.
High School: Highland Springs (Cowley CC)
Position: G/F
gp 20
pts/g 5.8
fg % 42.1
3pt % 30.5
ft % 75.0
reb/g 2.1
a/g 0.9

THE BASICS

  • A rugged, 6-foot-5, 225-pound wing capable of scoring from all three levels. Will have three years of eligibility remaining.
  • Enjoyed a productive high school career, but blossomed during prep school and junior college seasons after losing 25 pounds.
  • Highland Springs product who spent the 2015-16 campaign at Bull City Prep in Durham, North Carolina.
  • Chose VCU over interest from Miami, Texas Tech, Pitt, Memphis, N.C. State and others.

PRIOR TO VCU

  • Averaged 14.4 points, 4.4 rebounds and 1.2 steals per game at Cowley Community College in Arkansas City, Kansas in 2016-17. Shot .438 (160-of-365) from the floor, including .358 (54-of-151) from the 3-point line. Knocked down 73-of-89 (.820) free throws.
  • Averaged 25.6 points in his final eight games of the 2016-17 season, including a career-best 45 in a win over Pratt
  • Named Cowley’s 2017 Male Athlete of the Year, as well as Second Team All-Jayhawk East Conference and Second Team All-Region VI.
  • Averaged 11 points per game as a senior at Highland Springs High School for Coach George Lancaster.
  • Played for Team Loaded AAU program.
PERSONAL
Parents: Lorez Simms and Bennika Lockley
Birthdate: Aug. 2, 1997
Nickname: Kello
Hometown: Richmond, Va.
Major: Sociology
Fast Fact: Cousins AJ Gaston (Grambling) and Curtis Jones (Indiana) currently play Division I basketball.
Plans after basketball: To become an agent
Wears No. 1 because: I couldn’t get No. 3 or 5, so I chose No. 1 because of Tracy McGrady
Recent Games
Jan 3 at Saint Joseph's L, 87-81
Jan 6 at La Salle W, 80-74
Jan 9 Duquesne W, 78-67
Jan 12 at Dayton L, 106-79
Jan 17 Richmond L, 67-52
Jan 20 George Washington W, 87-63
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 20 7
Games started - -
Minutes 327 127
Minutes per game 16.4 18.1
FG 45-107 16-37
FG Pct 42.1 43.2
3PT 18-59 6-21
3PT Pct 30.5 28.6
FT 9-12 1-1
FT Pct 75.0 100.0
Off rebounds 9 2
Def rebounds 34 14
Total rebounds 43 16
Rebounds per game 2.1 2.3
Personal fouls 32 15
Disqualifications 0 -
Assists 18 9
Turnovers 14 4
Assist to turnover ratio 1.3 2.3
Steals 13 3
Blocks 1 1
Points 117 39
Points per game 5.8 5.6
Points per 40 min 14.3 12.3
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Oct 26 Liberty L, 85-69 - 20 1-4 25.0 1-4 25.0 2-3 66.7 5
Nov 3 Virginia Union W, 98-74 1 13 4-10 40.0 1-4 25.0 1-2 50.0 10
Nov 10 Grambling State W, 94-65 - 17 1-4 25.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 2
Nov 13 North Florida W, 95-85 - 6 1-2 50.0 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 3
Nov 17 Virginia L, 76-67 - 5 1-2 50.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 3
Nov 20 vs. Marquette L, 94-83 - 18 4-10 40.0 0-2 0.0 1-2 50.0 9
Nov 21 vs. California W, 83-69 - 12 3-7 42.9 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 7
Nov 22 vs. Michigan L, 68-60 - 17 4-5 80.0 2-2 100.0 2-2 100.0 12
Nov 28 Appalachian State W, 85-72 - 25 2-7 28.6 0-3 0.0 1-1 100.0 5
Dec 2 Old Dominion W, 82-75 - 19 0-3 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Dec 5 Texas L, 71-67 - 14 1-5 20.0 1-4 25.0 1-2 50.0 4
Dec 9 at #19 Seton Hall L, 90-67 - 17 0-6 0.0 0-4 0.0 2-2 100.0 2
Dec 16 Bucknell W, 85-79 - 15 3-3 100.0 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 7
Dec 19 Winthrop W, 69-55 - 19 6-10 60.0 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 16
Dec 22 VMI W, 75-65 - 16 3-6 50.0 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 8
Dec 30 Fordham W, 76-63 - 17 1-5 20.0 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 3
Jan 3 at Saint Joseph's L, 87-81 - 21 1-4 25.0 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 3
Jan 6 at La Salle W, 80-74 - 12 0-2 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Jan 9 Duquesne W, 78-67 - 17 3-5 60.0 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 7
Jan 12 at Dayton L, 106-79 - 15 4-5 80.0 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 9
Jan 17 Richmond L, 67-52 - 28 5-11 45.5 1-5 20.0 1-1 100.0 12
Jan 20 George Washington W, 87-63 - 17 2-5 40.0 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 5
Jan 23 at Saint Louis   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 27 at George Mason   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 Rhode Island   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 7 at Richmond   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 Dayton   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 Davidson   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 17 at George Washington   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 21 at Massachusetts   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 St. Bonaventure   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 28 George Mason   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 at Fordham   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 7 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 11 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Oct 26 Liberty L, 85-69 - 20 0 5 5 0 0 - 0 0 2 -
Nov 3 Virginia Union W, 98-74 1 13 0 2 2 1 0 - 3 0 2 -
Nov 10 Grambling State W, 94-65 - 17 0 1 1 1 3 0.3 0 0 0 -
Nov 13 North Florida W, 95-85 - 6 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Nov 17 Virginia L, 76-67 - 5 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Nov 20 vs. Marquette L, 94-83 - 18 3 3 6 2 1 2.0 2 0 0 -
Nov 21 vs. California W, 83-69 - 12 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 3 0
Nov 22 vs. Michigan L, 68-60 - 17 0 3 3 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 -
Nov 28 Appalachian State W, 85-72 - 25 1 3 4 2 1 2.0 1 0 2 -
Dec 2 Old Dominion W, 82-75 - 19 0 0 0 1 1 1.0 2 0 1 -
Dec 5 Texas L, 71-67 - 14 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 3 -
Dec 9 at #19 Seton Hall L, 90-67 - 17 2 1 3 1 0 - 3 0 3 -
Dec 16 Bucknell W, 85-79 - 15 1 1 2 1 0 - 0 0 1 -
Dec 19 Winthrop W, 69-55 - 19 0 5 5 1 1 1.0 1 0 1 -
Dec 22 VMI W, 75-65 - 16 0 1 1 0 2 0.0 0 0 1 -
Dec 30 Fordham W, 76-63 - 17 1 3 4 3 0 - 0 0 1 -
Jan 3 at Saint Joseph's L, 87-81 - 21 0 5 5 1 0 - 0 1 1 -
Jan 6 at La Salle W, 80-74 - 12 0 1 1 1 0 - 1 0 4 -
Jan 9 Duquesne W, 78-67 - 17 0 2 2 1 1 1.0 1 0 2 -
Jan 12 at Dayton L, 106-79 - 15 0 0 0 1 1 1.0 1 0 4 -
Jan 17 Richmond L, 67-52 - 28 0 1 1 1 0 - 0 0 1 -
Jan 20 George Washington W, 87-63 - 17 1 2 3 1 2 0.5 0 0 2 -
Jan 23 at Saint Louis   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 27 at George Mason   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 Rhode Island   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 7 at Richmond   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 Dayton   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 Davidson   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 17 at George Washington   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 21 at Massachusetts   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 St. Bonaventure   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 28 George Mason   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 at Fordham   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 7 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 11 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2017-18 20 - 16.4 2.2-5.3 42.1 0.9-3.0 30.5 0.5-0.6 75.0 5.8
Total 20 - 16.4 2.2-5.3 42.1 0.9-3.0 30.5 0.5-0.6 75.0 5.8
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2017-18 20 - 327 45-107 42.1 18-59 30.5 9-12 75.0 117
Total 20 - 327 45-107 42.1 18-59 30.5 9-12 75.0 117
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2017-18 20 - 16.4 5.5-13.1 42.1 2.2-7.2 30.5 1.1-1.5 75.0 14.3
Total 20 - 16.4 5.5-13.1 42.1 2.2-7.2 30.5 1.1-1.5 75.0 14.3
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2017-18 20 - 16.4 0.5 1.7 2.1 1.6 0.0 0.9 0.7 1.3 0.7 0.1
Total 20 - 16.4 0.5 1.7 2.1 1.6 0.0 0.9 0.7 1.3 0.7 0.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2017-18 20 - 327 9 34 43 32 0 18 14 1.3 13 1
Total 20 - 327 9 34 43 32 0 18 14 1.3 13 1
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2017-18 20 - 16.4 1.1 4.2 5.3 3.9 0.0 2.2 1.7 1.3 1.6 0.1
Total 20 - 16.4 1.1 4.2 5.3 3.9 0.0 2.2 1.7 1.3 1.6 0.1
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 20 - 16.4 2.2-5.3 42.1 0.9-3.0 30.5 0.5-0.6 75.0 5.8
Conference 7 - 18.1 2.3-5.3 43.2 0.9-3.0 28.6 0.1-0.1 100.0 5.6
Exhibition 2 1 16.5 2.5-7.0 35.7 1.0-4.0 25.0 1.5-2.5 60.0 7.5
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Home 13 - 16.5 2.2-5.2 42.6 1.0-3.2 31.7 0.3-0.5 66.7 5.8
Away 4 - 16.3 1.2-4.2 29.4 0.5-2.5 20.0 0.5-0.5 100.0 3.5
Neutral 3 - 15.7 3.7-7.3 50.0 1.0-2.7 37.5 1.0-1.3 75.0 9.3
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Wins 12 - 16.0 2.1-4.9 42.4 0.9-2.9 31.4 0.2-0.2 66.7 5.3
Losses 8 - 16.9 2.5-6.0 41.7 0.9-3.0 29.2 0.9-1.1 77.8 6.8
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November 7 - 14.3 2.3-5.3 43.2 0.6-2.3 25.0 0.7-1.0 71.4 5.9
December 7 - 16.7 2.0-5.4 36.8 1.3-3.7 34.6 0.4-0.6 75.0 5.7
January 6 - 18.3 2.5-5.3 46.9 0.8-2.8 29.4 0.2-0.2 100.0 6.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 20 - 327 45-107 42.1 18-59 30.5 9-12 75.0 117
Conference 7 - 127 16-37 43.2 6-21 28.6 1-1 100.0 39
Exhibition 2 1 33 5-14 35.7 2-8 25.0 3-5 60.0 15
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Home 13 - 215 29-68 42.6 13-41 31.7 4-6 66.7 75
Away 4 - 65 5-17 29.4 2-10 20.0 2-2 100.0 14
Neutral 3 - 47 11-22 50.0 3-8 37.5 3-4 75.0 28
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Wins 12 - 192 25-59 42.4 11-35 31.4 2-3 66.7 63
Losses 8 - 135 20-48 41.7 7-24 29.2 7-9 77.8 54
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November 7 - 100 16-37 43.2 4-16 25.0 5-7 71.4 41
December 7 - 117 14-38 36.8 9-26 34.6 3-4 75.0 40
January 6 - 110 15-32 46.9 5-17 29.4 1-1 100.0 36
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 20 - 16.4 5.5-13.1 42.1 2.2-7.2 30.5 1.1-1.5 75.0 14.3
Conference 7 - 18.1 5.0-11.7 43.2 1.9-6.6 28.6 0.3-0.3 100.0 12.3
Exhibition 2 1 16.5 6.1-17.0 35.7 2.4-9.7 25.0 3.6-6.1 60.0 18.2
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Home 13 - 16.5 5.4-12.7 42.6 2.4-7.6 31.7 0.7-1.1 66.7 14.0
Away 4 - 16.3 3.1-10.5 29.4 1.2-6.2 20.0 1.2-1.2 100.0 8.6
Neutral 3 - 15.7 9.4-18.7 50.0 2.6-6.8 37.5 2.6-3.4 75.0 23.8
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Wins 12 - 16.0 5.2-12.3 42.4 2.3-7.3 31.4 0.4-0.6 66.7 13.1
Losses 8 - 16.9 5.9-14.2 41.7 2.1-7.1 29.2 2.1-2.7 77.8 16.0
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November 7 - 14.3 6.4-14.8 43.2 1.6-6.4 25.0 2.0-2.8 71.4 16.4
December 7 - 16.7 4.8-13.0 36.8 3.1-8.9 34.6 1.0-1.4 75.0 13.7
January 6 - 18.3 5.5-11.6 46.9 1.8-6.2 29.4 0.4-0.4 100.0 13.1
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 20 - 16.4 0.5 1.7 2.1 1.6 0.0 0.9 0.7 1.3 0.7 0.1
Conference 7 - 18.1 0.3 2.0 2.3 2.1 - 1.3 0.6 2.3 0.4 0.1
Exhibition 2 1 16.5 0.0 3.5 3.5 2.0 - 0.5 0.0 - 1.5 0.0
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Home 13 - 16.5 0.3 1.6 1.9 1.2 - 0.9 0.8 1.1 0.4 0.0
Away 4 - 16.3 0.5 1.8 2.3 3.0 - 1.0 0.3 4.0 1.3 0.3
Neutral 3 - 15.7 1.0 2.0 3.0 1.7 0.0 0.7 0.7 1.0 1.0 0.0
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Wins 12 - 16.0 0.3 1.7 2.0 1.5 0.0 1.0 0.9 1.1 0.6 0.0
Losses 8 - 16.9 0.6 1.8 2.4 1.8 - 0.8 0.4 2.0 0.8 0.1
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November 7 - 14.3 0.6 1.6 2.1 1.0 0.0 0.7 0.9 0.8 0.6 0.0
December 7 - 16.7 0.6 1.7 2.3 1.6 - 1.0 0.6 1.8 0.9 0.0
January 6 - 18.3 0.2 1.8 2.0 2.3 - 1.0 0.7 1.5 0.5 0.2
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 20 - 327 9 34 43 32 0 18 14 1.3 13 1
Conference 7 - 127 2 14 16 15 - 9 4 2.3 3 1
Exhibition 2 1 33 0 7 7 4 - 1 0 - 3 0
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Home 13 - 215 4 21 25 15 - 12 11 1.1 5 0
Away 4 - 65 2 7 9 12 - 4 1 4.0 5 1
Neutral 3 - 47 3 6 9 5 0 2 2 1.0 3 0
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Wins 12 - 192 4 20 24 18 0 12 11 1.1 7 0
Losses 8 - 135 5 14 19 14 - 6 3 2.0 6 1
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November 7 - 100 4 11 15 7 0 5 6 0.8 4 0
December 7 - 117 4 12 16 11 - 7 4 1.8 6 0
January 6 - 110 1 11 12 14 - 6 4 1.5 3 1
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 20 - 16.4 1.1 4.2 5.3 3.9 0.0 2.2 1.7 1.3 1.6 0.1
Conference 7 - 18.1 0.6 4.4 5.0 4.7 0.0 2.8 1.3 2.3 0.9 0.3
Exhibition 2 1 16.5 0.0 8.5 8.5 4.8 0.0 1.2 0.0 - 3.6 0.0
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Home 13 - 16.5 0.7 3.9 4.7 2.8 0.0 2.2 2.0 1.1 0.9 0.0
Away 4 - 16.3 1.2 4.3 5.5 7.4 0.0 2.5 0.6 4.0 3.1 0.6
Neutral 3 - 15.7 2.6 5.1 7.7 4.3 0.0 1.7 1.7 1.0 2.6 0.0
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Wins 12 - 16.0 0.8 4.2 5.0 3.8 0.0 2.5 2.3 1.1 1.5 0.0
Losses 8 - 16.9 1.5 4.1 5.6 4.1 0.0 1.8 0.9 2.0 1.8 0.3
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November 7 - 14.3 1.6 4.4 6.0 2.8 0.0 2.0 2.4 0.8 1.6 0.0
December 7 - 16.7 1.4 4.1 5.5 3.8 0.0 2.4 1.4 1.8 2.1 0.0
January 6 - 18.3 0.4 4.0 4.4 5.1 0.0 2.2 1.5 1.5 1.1 0.4