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LSU's ties to Simmons continue to strengthen

2015 LSU target Ben Simmons

Ben Simmons, one of the nation's top players for 2015, was in Baton Rouge this weekend for an unofficial visit to LSU. Simmons spoke with TSD's Matt McCurdy about his "great time" and what Sunday's commitment from prep teammate Jalyn Patterson means in his recruitment.

As if LSU didn't already have a deep connection to 2015 basketball recruit Ben Simmons, those bonds increased in strength and number over the last few days. Simmons, an Australian playing at Montverde (Fl.) Academy, is a 5-star forward. He is the Godson of LSU assistant coach David Patrick. Today, his Montverde teammate and friend Jalyn Patterson committed to LSU. Last week, it was announced... Recommended Stories