23 David Simmons
23 - David Simmons
Height: 6-5
Weight: 220
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Syracuse, NY
High School: Henninger
Position: F

2010-11: Did not play.

Averaged 6.6 points and 6.4 reboujnds per game for the Blue Devils.  Started 18 of 26 games played, averaging 26.3 minutes per game.  Shot 52 percent from the field and was the team's leading rebounder.  Had seven rebounds in his first action of the season against Sav. St. (11/28).  Had first double-double of the season with 11 points and 14 rebounds in win over St. Francis (NY) (12/3).  Had 15 points and seven rebounds in loss to Long Island (12/5).  Had second double-double of the season with 11 points and career-high 16 rebounds in win over Albany (12/12).  Had five points and seven rebounds in loss at Northwestern (12/22).  Had 13 points and eight rebounds in double overtime win over UMBC (12/30).  Posted third double-double of the season with 13 points and 11 boards in loss to Holy Cross (1/2).  Grabbed 12 rebounds in loss at Monmouth (1/7).  Scored a career-high 22 points on 8-of-12 shooting, 6-of-7 from the line, in loss to Savannah State (1/11).  Had nine rebounds in win over Sacred Heart (1/16).  Had 14 points and four rebounds in loss to St. Francis (PA) (2/13).

Finished fifth on the team averaging 6.8 points per game.  Led the team in field goal percentage hitting 60.9 percent (78-of-128) from the field.  Started 23 of 28 games played.  Averaged 24.4 minutes per game.  Finished second on the team averaging 5.2 rebounds per game.  Had two double-doubles on the season.  Finished second on the team with 25 steals.  Scored 10 or more points seven times including the last four games of the season.  Scored a career-high 16 points twice, February 21 vs. St. Francis (NY) and February 26 vs. Monmouth.  Had 10 or more rebounds four times, including 12 twice.

2007-08: Started nine of 12 games played to start the season before missing the remainder of the season with an injury.  Averaged 19.8 minutes, 4.8 points and 4.7 rebounds per game as a freshman.  Named Northeast Conference Rookie of the Week on December 17 after posting back-to-back double-doubles in wins over UMBC and Delaware.  Had 12 points and 12 rebounds against UMBC and 12 points and a career-high 13 boards at home against the Blue Hens.  Had three double-figure scoring games and two double-figure rebounding games in his limited action.  Had five or more rebounds six times.

Before CCSU: Played for three years at Henninger High School in Syracuse, NY for coach Eric Saroney.  Averaged 16.8 points and 12.3 rebounds per game in his senior season.  Named All-State by the New York Sportswriter’s Association in his junior and senior seasons.  Team finished senior season 18-5 and advanced to the Section III Class AA title game for the second straight year.  Named All-Central in New York state.  Two-time team most valuable player.