11 David Simmons
11 David Simmons
Height: 6-3
Weight: 209
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Henderson, Ky.
High School: Henderson County HS
Position: Guard
gp 28
pts/g 12.9
fg % 44.2
3pt % 29.8
ft % 62.7
reb/g 6.1
a/g 2.8

One of the top returning players in the country...plays with a tremendous amount of passion and energy.

2015-16: The Panhandle Conference Freshman of the Year...First-team FCSAA All-State and First-team All-Panhandle Conference by both the coaches and media...named Panhandle Conference All-Freshmen by the media...averaged 14.0 points, 7.0 rebounds and 3.2 assists in 33 games...debuted with 15 points vs. Southwest Tennessee (10/30/15)...pulled down 12 rebounds vs. St. Petersburg (11/7/15)...scored in double-figures in each of his first six games, concluding with 16 points and 12 rebounds vs. Georgia Highlands (11/13/15)...13 rebounds vs. Hillsborough (12/3/15)...had another run of six straight double-figure scoring games, ending with 25 points vs. Florida State College-Jacksonville (12/13/15)...20 points vs. Central Georgia Tech (12/29/15)...12 rebounds vs. Chipola (1/9/16)...season-high 31 points vs. Northwest Florida State (1/16/16)...13 rebounds vs. Pensacola State (1/23/16)...12 rebounds vs. Chipola (1/26/16)...reached double-figures in 10 of 12 conference games...23 points vs. Northwest Florida State (2/2/16)...22 points vs. Gulf Coast State (2/10/16)...16 points vs. Chipola (2/13/16)...14 points vs. Daytona State (3/4/16) in Region 8 semifinals and 14 points vs. Northwest Florida State (3/5/16) in Region 8 Championship Game...an honors student...freshman representative on the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

High School: Played at Henderson County High School under Coach Tyler Smitheart…averaged 18.6 points and 5.4 rebounds as a senior and shot 74.0 percent from the free throw line and 29.6 percent on three-pointers…ended his prep career fourth on Henderson County’s all-time scoring list with 1,617 points…played for Team Kentucky in the Kentucky/Indiana All-Star Classic in 2015...member of Henderson County's 1,000 Point Club...Mr. Kentucky candidate.

Personal: Plans to study communications…born on October 18...son of Lisa and Eddie Thomas...grandfather played college basketball at Vincennes University...played AAU ball for the Henderson Hoopstars.


Getting to Know David Simmons

Favorite TV show: Fresh Prince of Bel-Air…Favorite food: Pizza…Favorite athlete: LeBron James…Most memorable moment as an athlete: Winning middle school state championship...Favorite movie: Straight Outta Compton...Favorite music genre: Gospel...In my spare time I like to: Play basketball...If I could visit any place in the world it would be: France...One thing people don't know about me: I can play the drums and piano...If I could have any superpower it would be: The ability to become invisible so I couldn't be seen sometimes...Person I admire the most: My grandfather...One food I absolutely will not touch: Sushi...Best place to eat in Tallahassee: Moe's...To get ready for a game I like to: Listen to music...My dream job is: Playing in the NBA.

Recent Games
Feb 4 at Northwest Florida State College L, 84-77
Feb 11 at Pensacola State College W, 60-56
Feb 14 Gulf Coast State College W, 80-71
Feb 18 at Chipola College L, 77-65
Feb 25 Northwest Florida State College L, 64-59
Mar 9 vs. St. Petersburg College L, 66-60
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 28 12
Games started 25 11
Minutes 871 414
Minutes per game 31.1 34.5
FG 123-278 55-121
FG Pct 44.2 45.5
3PT 17-57 10-29
3PT Pct 29.8 34.5
FT 99-158 40-66
FT Pct 62.7 60.6
Off rebounds 42 12
Def rebounds 130 49
Total rebounds 172 61
Rebounds per game 6.1 5.1
Personal fouls 88 40
Disqualifications 4 3
Assists 77 37
Turnovers 67 36
Assist to turnover ratio 1.1 1.0
Steals 28 12
Blocks 7 4
Points 362 160
Points per game 12.9 13.3
Points per 40 min 16.6 15.5
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Oct 1 Southeastern Jamboree   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 Faith Baptist Christian Academy W, 69-59 1 30 3-11 27.3 0-2 0.0 2-4 50.0 8
Nov 4 Atlanta Metropolitan College W, 72-62 1 34 4-10 40.0 0-1 0.0 3-7 42.9 11
Nov 5 South Georgia Technical College W, 84-57 1 25 4-10 40.0 0-2 0.0 4-4 100.0 12
Nov 8 at Albany Technical College W, 85-59 1 30 5-10 50.0 0-0 - 2-5 40.0 12
Nov 15 Santa Fe College W, 75-59 1 23 3-8 37.5 0-1 0.0 5-7 71.4 11
Nov 18 vs. Combine Academy W, 104-43 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 19 vs. Red Devils Basketball Academy W, 101-28 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 21 at Hillsborough Community College W, 79-67 - 15 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 4
Nov 29 Hillsborough Community College W, 82-57 1 26 2-8 25.0 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 5
Dec 1 Albany Technical College W, 90-60 1 27 6-11 54.5 1-2 50.0 2-2 100.0 15
Dec 3 at St. Petersburg College W, 65-60 1 37 5-14 35.7 0-3 0.0 4-5 80.0 14
Dec 5 at South Georgia Technical College W, 75-71 1 28 5-10 50.0 0-2 0.0 6-9 66.7 16
Dec 10 vs. Palm Beach State College W, 84-69 1 32 9-12 75.0 1-1 100.0 8-10 80.0 27
Dec 11 vs. Daytona State College L, 85-80 1 30 10-15 66.7 3-4 75.0 1-5 20.0 24
Dec 13 Red Devils Basketball Academy W, 119-56 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 16 St. Petersburg College W, 92-72 1 36 5-14 35.7 2-5 40.0 10-15 66.7 22
Dec 29 Three Rivers College W, 88-80 - 16 1-5 20.0 0-1 0.0 7-10 70.0 9
Dec 30 Northeast Mississippi Community College W, 85-49 1 34 3-9 33.3 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 8
Jan 7 at Pensacola State College W, 79-62 1 39 4-11 36.4 1-4 25.0 2-4 50.0 11
Jan 10 Gulf Coast State College W, 73-59 1 39 9-12 75.0 0-1 0.0 2-3 66.7 20
Jan 14 at Chipola College W, 74-73 1 37 2-9 22.2 0-3 0.0 7-16 43.8 11
Jan 21 Northwest Florida State College L, 78-76 1 40 9-15 60.0 3-3 100.0 7-8 87.5 28
Jan 24 Pensacola State College W, 63-45 1 33 4-11 36.4 1-2 50.0 4-4 100.0 13
Jan 28 at Gulf Coast State College W, 73-53 1 35 3-5 60.0 2-2 100.0 2-4 50.0 10
Jan 31 Chipola College L, 86-78 1 39 5-15 33.3 1-6 16.7 0-0 - 11
Feb 4 at Northwest Florida State College L, 84-77 - 25 1-6 16.7 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Feb 11 at Pensacola State College W, 60-56 1 35 6-12 50.0 1-2 50.0 6-9 66.7 19
Feb 14 Gulf Coast State College W, 80-71 1 27 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 4-8 50.0 12
Feb 18 at Chipola College L, 77-65 1 26 2-7 28.6 0-1 0.0 2-4 50.0 6
Feb 25 Northwest Florida State College L, 64-59 1 39 6-11 54.5 1-4 25.0 4-6 66.7 17
Mar 9 vs. St. Petersburg College L, 66-60 1 34 2-8 25.0 0-3 0.0 0-3 0.0 4
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Oct 1 Southeastern Jamboree   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 Faith Baptist Christian Academy W, 69-59 1 30 2 5 7 1 0 - 0 0 1 -
Nov 4 Atlanta Metropolitan College W, 72-62 1 34 2 7 9 1 0 - 0 0 3 -
Nov 5 South Georgia Technical College W, 84-57 1 25 2 7 9 4 2 2.0 0 0 1 -
Nov 8 at Albany Technical College W, 85-59 1 30 3 4 7 1 5 0.2 1 1 2 -
Nov 15 Santa Fe College W, 75-59 1 23 2 4 6 0 0 - 0 0 3 -
Nov 18 vs. Combine Academy W, 104-43 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 19 vs. Red Devils Basketball Academy W, 101-28 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 21 at Hillsborough Community College W, 79-67 - 15 0 2 2 3 0 - 2 0 3 -
Nov 29 Hillsborough Community College W, 82-57 1 26 1 2 3 2 2 1.0 2 0 3 -
Dec 1 Albany Technical College W, 90-60 1 27 3 2 5 2 1 2.0 1 1 2 -
Dec 3 at St. Petersburg College W, 65-60 1 37 1 6 7 3 4 0.8 2 0 5 1
Dec 5 at South Georgia Technical College W, 75-71 1 28 2 6 8 2 3 0.7 2 0 3 -
Dec 10 vs. Palm Beach State College W, 84-69 1 32 1 8 9 4 4 1.0 1 0 4 -
Dec 11 vs. Daytona State College L, 85-80 1 30 4 5 9 4 4 1.0 1 0 4 -
Dec 13 Red Devils Basketball Academy W, 119-56 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 16 St. Petersburg College W, 92-72 1 36 0 8 8 5 2 2.5 1 0 3 -
Dec 29 Three Rivers College W, 88-80 - 16 0 2 2 4 1 4.0 2 0 5 0
Dec 30 Northeast Mississippi Community College W, 85-49 1 34 3 9 12 2 2 1.0 1 1 3 -
Jan 7 at Pensacola State College W, 79-62 1 39 0 5 5 8 0 - 0 0 0 -
Jan 10 Gulf Coast State College W, 73-59 1 39 0 4 4 1 2 0.5 1 1 2 -
Jan 14 at Chipola College W, 74-73 1 37 1 5 6 3 3 1.0 1 0 3 -
Jan 21 Northwest Florida State College L, 78-76 1 40 1 4 5 1 7 0.1 0 0 2 -
Jan 24 Pensacola State College W, 63-45 1 33 0 3 3 3 2 1.5 2 0 3 -
Jan 28 at Gulf Coast State College W, 73-53 1 35 0 2 2 6 7 0.9 0 0 5 1
Jan 31 Chipola College L, 86-78 1 39 1 2 3 2 6 0.3 1 0 3 -
Feb 4 at Northwest Florida State College L, 84-77 - 25 2 1 3 2 0 - 1 0 4 -
Feb 11 at Pensacola State College W, 60-56 1 35 1 7 8 2 2 1.0 2 1 4 -
Feb 14 Gulf Coast State College W, 80-71 1 27 3 5 8 4 3 1.3 1 1 4 -
Feb 18 at Chipola College L, 77-65 1 26 1 2 3 1 1 1.0 1 0 5 1
Feb 25 Northwest Florida State College L, 64-59 1 39 2 9 11 4 3 1.3 2 1 5 1
Mar 9 vs. St. Petersburg College L, 66-60 1 34 4 4 8 2 1 2.0 0 0 3 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2015-16 33 29 30.4 4.9-9.5 51.4 0.7-2.0 35.4 3.5-6.0 58.4 14.0
2016-17 28 25 31.1 4.4-9.9 44.2 0.6-2.0 29.8 3.5-5.6 62.7 12.9
Total 61 54 30.7 4.7-9.7 48.1 0.7-2.0 32.8 3.5-5.8 60.3 13.5
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2015-16 33 29 1002 162-315 51.4 23-65 35.4 115-197 58.4 462
2016-17 28 25 871 123-278 44.2 17-57 29.8 99-158 62.7 362
Total 61 54 1874 285-593 48.1 40-122 32.8 214-355 60.3 824
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2015-16 33 29 30.4 6.5-12.6 51.4 0.9-2.6 35.4 4.6-7.9 58.4 18.4
2016-17 28 25 31.1 5.6-12.8 44.2 0.8-2.6 29.8 4.5-7.3 62.7 16.6
Total 61 54 30.7 6.1-12.7 48.1 0.9-2.6 32.8 4.6-7.6 60.3 17.6
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2015-16 33 29 30.4 2.1 4.8 7.0 3.1 0.1 3.2 2.9 1.1 1.3 0.2
2016-17 28 25 31.1 1.5 4.6 6.1 3.1 0.1 2.8 2.4 1.1 1.0 0.3
Total 61 54 30.7 1.8 4.8 6.6 3.1 0.1 3.0 2.7 1.1 1.1 0.2
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2015-16 33 29 1002 70 160 230 102 3 107 95 1.1 42 6
2016-17 28 25 871 42 130 172 88 4 77 67 1.1 28 7
Total 61 54 1874 112 290 402 190 7 184 162 1.1 70 13
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2015-16 33 29 30.4 2.8 6.4 9.2 4.1 0.1 4.3 3.8 1.1 1.7 0.2
2016-17 28 25 31.1 1.9 6.0 7.9 4.0 0.2 3.5 3.1 1.1 1.3 0.3
Total 61 54 30.7 2.4 6.2 8.6 4.1 0.1 3.9 3.5 1.1 1.5 0.3
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 28 25 31.1 4.4-9.9 44.2 0.6-2.0 29.8 3.5-5.6 62.7 12.9
Conference 12 11 34.5 4.6-10.1 45.5 0.8-2.4 34.5 3.3-5.5 60.6 13.3
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 15 14 31.2 4.5-10.5 43.3 0.6-2.1 29.0 3.8-5.5 69.5 13.5
Away 10 8 30.7 3.4-8.6 39.5 0.4-1.8 22.2 3.3-5.8 56.9 10.5
Neutral 3 3 32.0 7.0-11.7 60.0 1.3-2.7 50.0 3.0-6.0 50.0 18.3
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Wins 21 19 30.4 4.2-9.6 43.8 0.4-1.7 25.7 4.0-6.3 64.4 12.9
Losses 7 6 33.3 5.0-11.0 45.5 1.1-3.1 36.4 2.0-3.7 53.8 13.1
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November 7 6 26.1 3.1-8.4 37.3 0.0-1.0 0.0 2.7-4.4 61.3 9.0
December 8 7 30.1 5.5-11.2 48.9 0.9-2.2 38.9 5.0-7.2 69.0 16.9
January 7 7 37.4 5.1-11.1 46.2 1.1-3.0 38.1 3.4-5.6 61.5 14.9
February 5 4 30.4 3.8-8.6 44.2 0.4-1.6 25.0 3.2-5.4 59.3 11.2
March 1 1 34.0 2.0-8.0 25.0 0.0-3.0 0.0 0.0-3.0 0.0 4.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 28 25 871 123-278 44.2 17-57 29.8 99-158 62.7 362
Conference 12 11 414 55-121 45.5 10-29 34.5 40-66 60.6 160
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 15 14 468 68-157 43.3 9-31 29.0 57-82 69.5 202
Away 10 8 307 34-86 39.5 4-18 22.2 33-58 56.9 105
Neutral 3 3 96 21-35 60.0 4-8 50.0 9-18 50.0 55
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Wins 21 19 638 88-201 43.8 9-35 25.7 85-132 64.4 270
Losses 7 6 233 35-77 45.5 8-22 36.4 14-26 53.8 92
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November 7 6 183 22-59 37.3 0-7 0.0 19-31 61.3 63
December 8 7 240 44-90 48.9 7-18 38.9 40-58 69.0 135
January 7 7 262 36-78 46.2 8-21 38.1 24-39 61.5 104
February 5 4 152 19-43 44.2 2-8 25.0 16-27 59.3 56
March 1 1 34 2-8 25.0 0-3 0.0 0-3 0.0 4
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 28 25 31.1 5.6-12.8 44.2 0.8-2.6 29.8 4.5-7.3 62.7 16.6
Conference 12 11 34.5 5.3-11.7 45.5 1.0-2.8 34.5 3.9-6.4 60.6 15.5
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 15 14 31.2 5.8-13.4 43.3 0.8-2.6 29.0 4.9-7.0 69.5 17.2
Away 10 8 30.7 4.4-11.2 39.5 0.5-2.3 22.2 4.3-7.6 56.9 13.7
Neutral 3 3 32.0 8.8-14.6 60.0 1.7-3.3 50.0 3.8-7.5 50.0 22.9
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Wins 21 19 30.4 5.5-12.6 43.8 0.6-2.2 25.7 5.3-8.3 64.4 16.9
Losses 7 6 33.3 6.0-13.2 45.5 1.4-3.8 36.4 2.4-4.5 53.8 15.8
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November 7 6 26.1 4.8-12.9 37.3 0.0-1.5 0.0 4.2-6.8 61.3 13.8
December 8 7 30.1 7.3-15.0 48.9 1.2-3.0 38.9 6.7-9.6 69.0 22.5
January 7 7 37.4 5.5-11.9 46.2 1.2-3.2 38.1 3.7-6.0 61.5 15.9
February 5 4 30.4 5.0-11.3 44.2 0.5-2.1 25.0 4.2-7.1 59.3 14.7
March 1 1 34.0 2.4-9.4 25.0 0.0-3.5 0.0 0.0-3.5 0.0 4.7
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 28 25 31.1 1.5 4.6 6.1 3.1 0.1 2.8 2.4 1.1 1.0 0.3
Conference 12 11 34.5 1.0 4.1 5.1 3.3 0.3 3.1 3.0 1.0 1.0 0.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 15 14 31.2 1.5 4.9 6.3 2.9 0.1 2.4 2.2 1.1 0.9 0.3
Away 10 8 30.7 1.1 4.0 5.1 3.4 0.3 3.1 2.5 1.2 1.2 0.2
Neutral 3 3 32.0 3.0 5.7 8.7 3.7 - 3.3 3.0 1.1 0.7 0.0
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Wins 21 19 30.4 1.3 4.9 6.2 3.0 0.1 2.9 2.1 1.4 1.0 0.3
Losses 7 6 33.3 2.1 3.9 6.0 3.7 0.3 2.3 3.1 0.7 0.9 0.1
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November 7 6 26.1 1.7 4.4 6.1 2.3 - 1.7 1.3 1.3 0.7 0.1
December 8 7 30.1 1.8 5.8 7.5 3.6 0.1 3.3 2.6 1.2 1.4 0.3
January 7 7 37.4 0.4 3.6 4.0 2.6 0.1 3.4 3.9 0.9 0.7 0.1
February 5 4 30.4 1.8 4.8 6.6 4.4 0.4 2.6 1.8 1.4 1.4 0.6
March 1 1 34.0 4.0 4.0 8.0 3.0 - 2.0 1.0 2.0 0.0 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 28 25 871 42 130 172 88 4 77 67 1.1 28 7
Conference 12 11 414 12 49 61 40 3 37 36 1.0 12 4
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 15 14 468 22 73 95 43 1 36 33 1.1 14 5
Away 10 8 307 11 40 51 34 3 31 25 1.2 12 2
Neutral 3 3 96 9 17 26 11 - 10 9 1.1 2 0
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Wins 21 19 638 27 103 130 62 2 61 45 1.4 22 6
Losses 7 6 233 15 27 42 26 2 16 22 0.7 6 1
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November 7 6 183 12 31 43 16 - 12 9 1.3 5 1
December 8 7 240 14 46 60 29 1 26 21 1.2 11 2
January 7 7 262 3 25 28 18 1 24 27 0.9 5 1
February 5 4 152 9 24 33 22 2 13 9 1.4 7 3
March 1 1 34 4 4 8 3 - 2 1 2.0 0 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 28 25 31.1 1.9 6.0 7.9 4.0 0.2 3.5 3.1 1.1 1.3 0.3
Conference 12 11 34.5 1.2 4.7 5.9 3.9 0.3 3.6 3.5 1.0 1.2 0.4
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 15 14 31.2 1.9 6.2 8.1 3.7 0.1 3.1 2.8 1.1 1.2 0.4
Away 10 8 30.7 1.4 5.2 6.6 4.4 0.4 4.0 3.3 1.2 1.6 0.3
Neutral 3 3 32.0 3.8 7.1 10.8 4.6 0.0 4.2 3.8 1.1 0.8 0.0
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Wins 21 19 30.4 1.7 6.5 8.1 3.9 0.1 3.8 2.8 1.4 1.4 0.4
Losses 7 6 33.3 2.6 4.6 7.2 4.5 0.3 2.7 3.8 0.7 1.0 0.2
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November 7 6 26.1 2.6 6.8 9.4 3.5 0.0 2.6 2.0 1.3 1.1 0.2
December 8 7 30.1 2.3 7.7 10.0 4.8 0.2 4.3 3.5 1.2 1.8 0.3
January 7 7 37.4 0.5 3.8 4.3 2.7 0.2 3.7 4.1 0.9 0.8 0.2
February 5 4 30.4 2.4 6.3 8.7 5.8 0.5 3.4 2.4 1.4 1.8 0.8
March 1 1 34.0 4.7 4.7 9.4 3.5 0.0 2.4 1.2 2.0 0.0 0.0