Palomar Men's Basketball 2012-13
Guard 5-10 165
San Diego, CA
SCHOOL: Morse (San Diego, CA), Class of 2012
PERSONAL: Born Nov. 15, 1992 in Tennessee.
... Son of Robin Simmons. ... Brother of
Kareem (29), Raquel (25), Cori (24), Rashad (22), Malik
(18) and Cristin (16).
SEASON: Has played in 21 games for the Comets,
breaking into the starting lineup the second week of
January. ... Is shooting 75.0 percent from the free
throw line (27-for-36) as of Feb. 5. ... Is a
41.5-percent shooter from the field.. ... Scored 10
points on Nov. 8 as Palomar opened the season with a
96-63 victory over Glendale Community College of
Glendale, AZ in the Frank Garcia Tip-Off Tournament at
College of the Desert. ... Had 7 points and 4 assists,
playing an excellent floor game, in a 98-72 win over San
Diego Mesa on Jan. 25. ... Had 4 rebounds from his guard
position in a 95-75 victory over Cuyamaca on Jan. 30.
... Contributed 9 points, going 4-for-5 from the field
and burying his only 3-point attempt in a 75-51 rout of
Southwestern on Feb. 1.
SCHOOL: Was a first-team All-Eastern League and
second-team All-CIF San Diego Section at Morse High
School under coach Bob Summler. ... Along with current
Palomar teammate Corey Phillips helped lead the Tigers
to the 2012 San Diego Section Division II semifinals,
where they lost 76-60 to eventual champion and state
Division II runner-up La Costa Canyon despite his 19
points, 7 rebounds and 9 assists ... Averaged 13.9 points, 9.0
assists, 4.8 rebounds and 1.6 steals as Morse went 27-7.
... Scored in double figures in 24 games, with a high of
24 points in a 68-56 victory over West Hillls on Feb. 21
in a first-round Division II game.... Also played
football for the Tigers.
ACADEMICS: Undeclaired major. ... Carried a 3.6
grade-point average at Morse
Above photos by Melinda
Finn (left) and Hugh Cox (right)
(Updated as of Feb. 5, 2013)