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  1. Ben Simmons to Les Miles: ‘I can play wideout’

    Aug 21, 2015, 5:50 PM EDT

    (Getty Images)

    Ben Simmons has (jokingly) accepted Les Miles’ invitation to join the football team.

  2. Ben Simmons makes some ridiculous plays in LSU’s latest win in Australia (VIDEO)

    Aug 18, 2015, 8:00 PM EDT

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    Ben Simmons makes some ridiculous plays in LSU’s overseas win.

  3. Ben Simmons records double-double in first game for LSU

    Aug 15, 2015, 2:20 PM EDT

    Kelly Kline/Under Armour

    Ben Simmons went for 22 points and 10 boards in a win in his native Australia.

  4. Les Miles invites Ben Simmons to join LSU football team

    Aug 14, 2015, 9:45 PM EDT

    (Gatorade/Susan Goldman)

    LSU is welcoming Ben Simmons to the football team — if he and basketball head coach Johnny Jones are up for it.

  5. Kris Dunn, Georges Niang, Buddy Hield among college players at Nike Basketball Academy

    Jun 27, 2015, 4:38 PM EDT

    Kris Dunn

    Arizona, Gonzaga and LSU each have multiple players in attendance.

  6. LSU’s ’25 is coming’ campaign doesn’t try to hide that they’re monetizing Ben Simmons

    May 21, 2015, 10:34 AM EDT

    Ben Simmons (Kelly Kline/Under Armour)

    But this overt display of ‘amateurism’ may actually be good for the fight for student-athlete rights.

  7. Kentucky commit Skal Labissiere tops Rivals’ final Class of 2015 rankings

    Apr 22, 2015, 5:05 PM EDT

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    While the top two players (Labissiere and Ben Simmons) have picked schools, three through five on the Rivals 150 have yet to do so.

  8. Jamal Murray, Skal Labissiere lead World past USA at Nike Hoop Summit

    Apr 11, 2015, 5:49 PM EDT

    Getty Images

    The World Team has now won three of the last four Nike Hoop Summits.

  9. Five thoughts from McDonald’s All-American week

    Apr 2, 2015, 1:20 PM EDT

    Getty Images

    The McDonald’s All-American week is over. Here’s some thoughts to tie up the week of action.

  10. Cheick Diallo leads East to McDonald’s All-American Game victory

    Apr 1, 2015, 11:31 PM EDT

    Kelly Kline/Getty Images

    Diallo, who’s still considering five schools, led the way with 18 points and ten rebounds.

  11. LSU commit Ben Simmons named Gatorade Boys Basketball National Player of the Year

    Mar 24, 2015, 5:45 PM EDT

    (Gatorade/Susan Goldman)

    Future LSU Tiger Ben Simmons wins a big national award and discusses the significance with CBT.

  12. Jaylen Brown, Malik Newman among five finalists named for Naismith Boy’s High School Player of the Year

    Feb 24, 2015, 4:00 PM EDT

    AP

    Five of the best high school players in America make the final cut for the Naismith Player of the Year award.

  13. New mixtape of potential No. 1 in 2015, LSU commit Ben Simmons

    Jan 19, 2015, 5:15 PM EDT

    Kelly Kline/Under Armour

    Ben Simmons is a major contender for the No. 1 spot and also a major get for LSU.

  14. Antonio Blakeney commits to LSU over Kentucky and Missouri

    Jan 2, 2015, 5:07 PM EDT

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    The 6-foot-3 shooting guard is rated as the 13th best senior by Rivals.

  15. Jaylen Brown, Ben Simmons among standouts at 2014 City of Palms Classic (VIDEO)

    Dec 26, 2014, 1:25 PM EDT

    (adidas)

    Marietta (Georgia) Wheeler HS, led by Jaylen Brown, became the first public school to win the event since 2004.

  16. Ben Simmons throws an alley-oop to himself off the backboard (VIDEO)

    Dec 21, 2014, 10:00 AM EDT

    Kelly Kline/Under Armour

    The nation’s top recruit also dropped 37 points in a win for Montverde Academy (Florida)

  17. CBT’s Recruiting Roundup: Boston College, Illinois, LSU have big visitors

    Sep 19, 2014, 2:30 PM EDT

    johnnyjones

    News and notes from around the world of college basketball recruiting.

  18. Top 2015 prospect emphatically states he’s ‘100 percent’ committed to attending LSU

    Sep 17, 2014, 8:26 PM EDT

    Ben Simmons (Kelly Kline/Under Armour)

    Despite rumors to the contrary, one of the best players in the Class of 2015 is 100 percent committed to attending LSU next year.

  19. Mixtape of the top plays of the summer (VIDEO)

    Sep 13, 2014, 3:15 PM EDT

    Ben Simmons (Kelly Kline/Under Armour)

    Lots of high-level plays in this mixtape.

  20. Rivals releases new rankings for the Class of 2015

    Aug 27, 2014, 2:34 PM EDT

    Kelly Kline/Under Armour

    The top two is not a surprise. It gets interesting after that.

  21. Ben Simmons does not make Australia’s national team

    Jul 28, 2014, 9:57 AM EDT

    Ben Simmons (Kelly Kline/Under Armour)

    Thon Maker won’t be on the team either, but it is loaded with former college stars.

  22. July Live Period Week Two Superlatives

    Jul 22, 2014, 3:16 PM EDT

    Nike

    The second installment of our weekly awards.

  23. Seven (more) Takeaways from Nike’s Peach Jam

    Jul 21, 2014, 4:45 PM EDT

    NikeEYB

    Seven additional thoughts on Nike’s Peach Jam, including Ben Simmons’ one weakness, Malik Monk and how college coaches look at parents

  24. Seven Takeaways from Nike’s Peach Jam

    Jul 21, 2014, 1:54 PM EDT

    Ben Simmons (Kelly Kline/Under Armour)

    Seven thoughts from my time in Augusta