1 Mike'L Simms
1 Mike'L Simms
Height: 6-5
Weight: 210
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Richmond, Va.
High School: Highland Springs (Cowley CC)
Position: G/F
gp 33
pts/g 4.6
fg % 32.5
3pt % 25.2
ft % 80.8
reb/g 2.0
a/g 0.7

THE BASICS

  • A rugged wing capable of scoring from all three levels
  • 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, N.C.
  • Chose VCU over interest from Miami, Texas Tech, Pitt, Memphis, N.C. State and others

2017-2018 (SOPHOMORE)

  • Appeared in all 33 games off the bench for the Rams and averaged 17.3 minutes 5.7 points and 2.1 rebounds per game; Shot .409 (70-of-171) from the floor and connected 34 times from beyond the 3-point line
  • Provided a breakout performance at the Maui Invitational, where he averaged 9.3 points and 3.0 rebounds in three games against Marquette, Michigan and Cal
  • Produced a career-high 20 points, including six 3-pointers, against George Mason on Feb. 28
  • Topped double digits on five occasions
  • Buried 4-of-7 treys and finished with 16 points in 19 minutes in a win over Winthrop on Dec. 19

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 A.J. Gaston (Grambling) and Curtis Jones (Oklahoma State) played 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
Feb 26 Saint Louis W, 71-65
Mar 2 at Richmond W, 69-66
Mar 5 at George Mason W, 71-36
Mar 8 Saint Joseph's W, 75-63
Mar 15 vs. Rhode Island L, 75-70
Mar 22 UCF L, 73-58
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 33 18
Games started 2 -
Minutes 531 233
Minutes per game 16.1 12.9
FG 52-160 24-73
FG Pct 32.5 32.9
3PT 27-107 8-49
3PT Pct 25.2 16.3
FT 21-26 8-10
FT Pct 80.8 80.0
Off rebounds 18 9
Def rebounds 47 15
Total rebounds 65 24
Rebounds per game 2.0 1.3
Personal fouls 36 12
Disqualifications 1 -
Assists 22 10
Turnovers 21 11
Assist to turnover ratio 1.0 0.9
Steals 12 4
Blocks 2 0
Points 152 64
Points per game 4.6 3.6
Points per 40 min 11.5 11.0
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Oct 20 VCU   - - - - - - - - -
Oct 30 Virginia-Wise W, 87-41 - 23 2-4 50.0 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 5
Nov 6 Gardner-Webb W, 69-57 - 23 4-7 57.1 4-5 80.0 0-0 - 12
Nov 9 Hampton W, 69-57 1 26 1-8 12.5 1-5 20.0 2-2 100.0 5
Nov 12 Bowling Green W, 72-61 - 18 2-3 66.7 2-3 66.7 1-2 50.0 7
Nov 19 vs. Temple W, 57-51 - 23 1-3 33.3 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Nov 20 vs. St. John's L, 87-86 - 32 2-10 20.0 1-6 16.7 4-4 100.0 9
Nov 24 Hofstra W, 69-67 - 12 2-4 50.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 4
Nov 28 at Old Dominion L, 62-52 - 18 2-5 40.0 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 5
Dec 1 Iona W, 88-59 - 21 3-6 50.0 3-5 60.0 2-4 50.0 11
Dec 5 at Texas W, 54-53 - 13 0-3 0.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0
Dec 9 at #4 Virginia L, 57-49 - 15 1-5 20.0 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 3
Dec 15 Col. of Charleston L, 83-79 - 21 2-10 20.0 2-7 28.6 0-0 - 6
Dec 22 Wichita State W, 70-54 - 15 0-3 0.0 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 0
Dec 30 Rider W, 90-79 - 18 5-7 71.4 3-5 60.0 2-2 100.0 15
Jan 5 at Fordham W, 76-51 - 15 1-3 33.3 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Jan 9 La Salle W, 69-63 - 13 0-4 0.0 0-3 0.0 2-2 100.0 2
Jan 12 at Davidson L, 64-57 - 15 1-2 50.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Jan 16 Dayton W, 76-71 - 14 3-6 50.0 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 7
Jan 19 Massachusetts W, 68-50 - 11 0-0 - 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 2
Jan 23 at Rhode Island L, 71-65 - 15 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 26 at Duquesne W, 80-74 - 14 1-6 16.7 0-4 0.0 0-0 - 2
Feb 2 George Mason W, 79-63 - 12 1-3 33.3 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 3
Feb 6 at George Washington W, 60-50 - 13 2-5 40.0 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 5
Feb 9 at St. Bonaventure W, 85-55 - 13 4-7 57.1 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 8
Feb 13 Richmond W, 81-60 - 20 4-9 44.4 2-7 28.6 3-3 100.0 13
Feb 16 at Dayton W, 69-68 - 15 3-5 60.0 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 8
Feb 19 Rhode Island W, 76-42 - 11 0-4 0.0 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 0
Feb 23 George Washington W, 85-57 - 16 3-6 50.0 0-3 0.0 0-1 0.0 6
Feb 26 Saint Louis W, 71-65 - 5 1-3 33.3 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 3
Mar 2 at Richmond W, 69-66 - 8 0-2 0.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0
Mar 5 at George Mason W, 71-36 - 12 0-5 0.0 0-4 0.0 0-0 - 0
Mar 8 Saint Joseph's W, 75-63 - 11 0-2 0.0 0-2 0.0 1-2 50.0 1
Mar 15 vs. Rhode Island L, 75-70 1 25 2-9 22.2 0-4 0.0 2-2 100.0 6
Mar 22 UCF L, 73-58 - 18 1-4 25.0 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 3
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Oct 20 VCU   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 30 Virginia-Wise W, 87-41 - 23 0 4 4 2 2 1.0 5 0 0 -
Nov 6 Gardner-Webb W, 69-57 - 23 0 4 4 1 1 1.0 0 1 2 -
Nov 9 Hampton W, 69-57 1 26 0 3 3 0 0 - 0 1 1 -
Nov 12 Bowling Green W, 72-61 - 18 0 1 1 1 0 - 1 0 3 -
Nov 19 vs. Temple W, 57-51 - 23 1 3 4 3 0 - 2 0 0 -
Nov 20 vs. St. John's L, 87-86 - 32 1 5 6 4 0 - 1 0 1 -
Nov 24 Hofstra W, 69-67 - 12 0 2 2 0 2 0.0 0 0 0 -
Nov 28 at Old Dominion L, 62-52 - 18 0 1 1 0 0 - 1 0 4 -
Dec 1 Iona W, 88-59 - 21 2 4 6 0 0 - 1 0 0 -
Dec 5 at Texas W, 54-53 - 13 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 2 -
Dec 9 at #4 Virginia L, 57-49 - 15 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 1 -
Dec 15 Col. of Charleston L, 83-79 - 21 0 3 3 1 1 1.0 1 0 1 -
Dec 22 Wichita State W, 70-54 - 15 3 1 4 1 0 - 0 0 1 -
Dec 30 Rider W, 90-79 - 18 0 1 1 1 1 1.0 0 0 1 -
Jan 5 at Fordham W, 76-51 - 15 0 2 2 1 3 0.3 0 0 0 -
Jan 9 La Salle W, 69-63 - 13 2 0 2 1 1 1.0 0 0 1 -
Jan 12 at Davidson L, 64-57 - 15 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 1 -
Jan 16 Dayton W, 76-71 - 14 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Jan 19 Massachusetts W, 68-50 - 11 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 1 -
Jan 23 at Rhode Island L, 71-65 - 15 1 1 2 0 0 - 0 0 3 -
Jan 26 at Duquesne W, 80-74 - 14 0 1 1 0 0 - 1 0 0 -
Feb 2 George Mason W, 79-63 - 12 0 2 2 0 1 0.0 2 0 0 -
Feb 6 at George Washington W, 60-50 - 13 1 1 2 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 -
Feb 9 at St. Bonaventure W, 85-55 - 13 1 2 3 3 0 - 0 0 0 -
Feb 13 Richmond W, 81-60 - 20 1 0 1 0 0 - 1 0 1 -
Feb 16 at Dayton W, 69-68 - 15 2 2 4 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Feb 19 Rhode Island W, 76-42 - 11 0 0 0 1 1 1.0 0 0 1 -
Feb 23 George Washington W, 85-57 - 16 0 1 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 -
Feb 26 Saint Louis W, 71-65 - 5 0 0 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 -
Mar 2 at Richmond W, 69-66 - 8 0 0 0 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 -
Mar 5 at George Mason W, 71-36 - 12 1 1 2 1 0 - 0 0 1 -
Mar 8 Saint Joseph's W, 75-63 - 11 0 0 0 1 0 - 0 0 1 -
Mar 15 vs. Rhode Island L, 75-70 1 25 1 0 1 0 5 0.0 1 0 5 1
Mar 22 UCF L, 73-58 - 18 1 2 3 0 0 - 0 0 2 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2017-18 33 - 17.3 2.1-5.2 40.9 1.0-3.2 32.7 0.5-0.7 65.2 5.7
2018-19 33 2 16.1 1.6-4.8 32.5 0.8-3.2 25.2 0.6-0.8 80.8 4.6
Total 66 2 16.7 1.8-5.0 36.9 0.9-3.2 28.9 0.5-0.7 73.5 5.2
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2017-18 33 - 571 70-171 40.9 34-104 32.7 15-23 65.2 189
2018-19 33 2 531 52-160 32.5 27-107 25.2 21-26 80.8 152
Total 66 2 1102 122-331 36.9 61-211 28.9 36-49 73.5 341
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2017-18 33 - 17.3 4.9-12.0 40.9 2.4-7.3 32.7 1.1-1.6 65.2 13.2
2018-19 33 2 16.1 3.9-12.1 32.5 2.0-8.1 25.2 1.6-2.0 80.8 11.5
Total 66 2 16.7 4.4-12.0 36.9 2.2-7.7 28.9 1.3-1.8 73.5 12.4
  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 33 - 17.3 0.4 1.6 2.1 1.5 0.0 1.1 0.8 1.4 0.7 0.1
2018-19 33 2 16.1 0.5 1.4 2.0 1.1 0.0 0.7 0.6 1.0 0.4 0.1
Total 66 2 16.7 0.5 1.5 2.0 1.3 0.0 0.9 0.7 1.2 0.5 0.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2017-18 33 - 571 14 54 68 49 0 37 27 1.4 24 2
2018-19 33 2 531 18 47 65 36 1 22 21 1.0 12 2
Total 66 2 1102 32 101 133 85 1 59 48 1.2 36 4
  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 33 - 17.3 1.0 3.8 4.8 3.4 0.0 2.6 1.9 1.4 1.7 0.1
2018-19 33 2 16.1 1.4 3.5 4.9 2.7 0.1 1.7 1.6 1.0 0.9 0.2
Total 66 2 16.7 1.2 3.7 4.8 3.1 0.0 2.1 1.7 1.2 1.3 0.1
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 33 2 16.1 1.6-4.8 32.5 0.8-3.2 25.2 0.6-0.8 80.8 4.6
Conference 18 - 12.9 1.3-4.1 32.9 0.4-2.7 16.3 0.4-0.6 80.0 3.6
Exhibition 1 - 23.0 2.0-4.0 50.0 1.0-3.0 33.3 0.0-0.0 - 5.0
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Home 18 1 15.8 1.8-4.9 36.0 1.2-3.6 32.3 0.8-1.1 75.0 5.6
Away 12 - 13.8 1.2-4.1 30.6 0.4-2.6 16.1 0.0-0.0 - 2.9
Neutral 3 1 26.7 1.7-7.3 22.7 0.3-3.7 9.1 2.0-2.0 100.0 5.7
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Wins 25 1 14.9 1.6-4.6 36.0 0.8-3.2 26.6 0.6-0.8 75.0 4.7
Losses 8 1 19.9 1.4-5.8 23.9 0.8-3.5 21.4 0.8-0.8 100.0 4.3
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November 7 1 21.7 2.0-5.7 35.0 1.3-3.7 34.6 1.0-1.1 87.5 6.3
December 6 - 17.2 1.8-5.7 32.4 1.5-4.2 36.0 0.7-1.0 66.7 5.8
January 7 - 13.9 0.9-3.1 27.3 0.1-1.7 8.3 0.6-0.6 100.0 2.4
February 8 - 13.1 2.2-5.2 42.9 0.9-3.6 24.1 0.4-0.5 75.0 5.8
March 5 1 14.8 0.6-4.4 13.6 0.2-3.0 6.7 0.6-0.8 75.0 2.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 33 2 531 52-160 32.5 27-107 25.2 21-26 80.8 152
Conference 18 - 233 24-73 32.9 8-49 16.3 8-10 80.0 64
Exhibition 1 - 23 2-4 50.0 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 5
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Home 18 1 285 32-89 36.0 21-65 32.3 15-20 75.0 100
Away 12 - 166 15-49 30.6 5-31 16.1 0-0 - 35
Neutral 3 1 80 5-22 22.7 1-11 9.1 6-6 100.0 17
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Wins 25 1 372 41-114 36.0 21-79 26.6 15-20 75.0 118
Losses 8 1 159 11-46 23.9 6-28 21.4 6-6 100.0 34
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November 7 1 152 14-40 35.0 9-26 34.6 7-8 87.5 44
December 6 - 103 11-34 32.4 9-25 36.0 4-6 66.7 35
January 7 - 97 6-22 27.3 1-12 8.3 4-4 100.0 17
February 8 - 105 18-42 42.9 7-29 24.1 3-4 75.0 46
March 5 1 74 3-22 13.6 1-15 6.7 3-4 75.0 10
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 33 2 16.1 3.9-12.1 32.5 2.0-8.1 25.2 1.6-2.0 80.8 11.5
Conference 18 - 12.9 4.1-12.5 32.9 1.4-8.4 16.3 1.4-1.7 80.0 11.0
Exhibition 1 - 23.0 3.5-7.0 50.0 1.7-5.2 33.3 0.0-0.0 - 8.7
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Home 18 1 15.8 4.5-12.5 36.0 2.9-9.1 32.3 2.1-2.8 75.0 14.0
Away 12 - 13.8 3.6-11.8 30.6 1.2-7.5 16.1 0.0-0.0 - 8.4
Neutral 3 1 26.7 2.5-11.0 22.7 0.5-5.5 9.1 3.0-3.0 100.0 8.5
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Wins 25 1 14.9 4.4-12.3 36.0 2.3-8.5 26.6 1.6-2.2 75.0 12.7
Losses 8 1 19.9 2.8-11.6 23.9 1.5-7.0 21.4 1.5-1.5 100.0 8.6
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November 7 1 21.7 3.7-10.5 35.0 2.4-6.8 34.6 1.8-2.1 87.5 11.6
December 6 - 17.2 4.3-13.2 32.4 3.5-9.7 36.0 1.6-2.3 66.7 13.6
January 7 - 13.9 2.5-9.1 27.3 0.4-4.9 8.3 1.6-1.6 100.0 7.0
February 8 - 13.1 6.9-16.0 42.9 2.7-11.0 24.1 1.1-1.5 75.0 17.5
March 5 1 14.8 1.6-11.9 13.6 0.5-8.1 6.7 1.6-2.2 75.0 5.4
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 33 2 16.1 0.5 1.4 2.0 1.1 0.0 0.7 0.6 1.0 0.4 0.1
Conference 18 - 12.9 0.5 0.8 1.3 0.7 - 0.6 0.6 0.9 0.2 0.0
Exhibition 1 - 23.0 0.0 4.0 4.0 0.0 - 2.0 2.0 1.0 5.0 0.0
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Home 18 1 15.8 0.5 1.4 1.9 1.0 - 0.5 0.6 0.8 0.3 0.1
Away 12 - 13.8 0.5 1.2 1.7 1.0 - 0.5 0.4 1.2 0.2 0.0
Neutral 3 1 26.7 1.0 2.7 3.7 2.0 0.3 2.3 1.7 1.4 1.3 0.0
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Wins 25 1 14.9 0.6 1.3 1.9 0.7 - 0.7 0.6 1.1 0.3 0.1
Losses 8 1 19.9 0.5 1.8 2.3 2.3 0.1 0.6 0.8 0.8 0.5 0.0
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November 7 1 21.7 0.3 2.7 3.0 1.6 - 1.3 0.4 3.0 0.7 0.3
December 6 - 17.2 0.8 1.8 2.7 1.0 - 0.5 0.3 1.5 0.3 0.0
January 7 - 13.9 0.4 0.9 1.3 0.9 - 0.3 0.9 0.3 0.1 0.0
February 8 - 13.1 0.6 1.0 1.6 0.5 - 0.6 0.5 1.3 0.4 0.0
March 5 1 14.8 0.6 0.6 1.2 1.8 0.2 0.6 1.2 0.5 0.2 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 33 2 531 18 47 65 36 1 22 21 1.0 12 2
Conference 18 - 233 9 15 24 12 - 10 11 0.9 4 0
Exhibition 1 - 23 0 4 4 0 - 2 2 1.0 5 0
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Home 18 1 285 9 25 34 18 - 9 11 0.8 6 2
Away 12 - 166 6 14 20 12 - 6 5 1.2 2 0
Neutral 3 1 80 3 8 11 6 1 7 5 1.4 4 0
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Wins 25 1 372 14 33 47 18 - 17 15 1.1 8 2
Losses 8 1 159 4 14 18 18 1 5 6 0.8 4 0
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November 7 1 152 2 19 21 11 - 9 3 3.0 5 2
December 6 - 103 5 11 16 6 - 3 2 1.5 2 0
January 7 - 97 3 6 9 6 - 2 6 0.3 1 0
February 8 - 105 5 8 13 4 - 5 4 1.3 3 0
March 5 1 74 3 3 6 9 1 3 6 0.5 1 0
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 33 2 16.1 1.4 3.5 4.9 2.7 0.1 1.7 1.6 1.0 0.9 0.2
Conference 18 - 12.9 1.5 2.6 4.1 2.1 0.0 1.7 1.9 0.9 0.7 0.0
Exhibition 1 - 23.0 0.0 7.0 7.0 0.0 0.0 3.5 3.5 1.0 8.7 0.0
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Home 18 1 15.8 1.3 3.5 4.8 2.5 0.0 1.3 1.5 0.8 0.8 0.3
Away 12 - 13.8 1.4 3.4 4.8 2.9 0.0 1.4 1.2 1.2 0.5 0.0
Neutral 3 1 26.7 1.5 4.0 5.5 3.0 0.5 3.5 2.5 1.4 2.0 0.0
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Wins 25 1 14.9 1.5 3.5 5.1 1.9 0.0 1.8 1.6 1.1 0.9 0.2
Losses 8 1 19.9 1.0 3.5 4.5 4.5 0.3 1.3 1.5 0.8 1.0 0.0
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November 7 1 21.7 0.5 5.0 5.5 2.9 0.0 2.4 0.8 3.0 1.3 0.5
December 6 - 17.2 1.9 4.3 6.2 2.3 0.0 1.2 0.8 1.5 0.8 0.0
January 7 - 13.9 1.2 2.5 3.7 2.5 0.0 0.8 2.5 0.3 0.4 0.0
February 8 - 13.1 1.9 3.0 5.0 1.5 0.0 1.9 1.5 1.3 1.1 0.0
March 5 1 14.8 1.6 1.6 3.2 4.9 0.5 1.6 3.2 0.5 0.5 0.0