Former Webster Groves standout Rayshawn Simmons is enjoying an excellent senior season at Central Michigan of the Mid-American Conference.
Through the first 11 games, the 6’4″ Simmons is averaging 14 points, 4.6 rebounds and a team-high 6.2 assists a game for the Chippewas, who are currently 6-5 on the season.
Simmons opened the season with a bang with a 30-point performance in a 89-83 victory over Jacksonville State on Nov. 13. Simmons also scored 21 points against Milwaukee on Nov. 25 and had 15 points, four rebounds and six assists against Brigham Young last week.
As a junior, Simmons averaged 9.1 points, 3.7 rebounds and 4.1 assists a game.
Simmons was a former All-State performer at Webster Groves High. His head-to-head battle with good friend Bradley Beal of Chaminade in the Class 4 district championship game in 2013 at Robert Gym in Webster Groves was one of the best individual duels of the season. Beal scored 40 points and Simmons scored 35 as Chaminade escaped with an 80-77 victory. Simmons was also a standout quarterback on the Statesmen’s football team.
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