45 Keenan Simmons
45 Keenan Simmons
Height: 6-6
Weight: 185
Year: Junior
Hometown: Michigan City, Ind.
High School: Michigan City HS
Position: F
gp 30
pts/g 6.7
fg % 51.4
3pt % -
ft % 63.6
reb/g 7.2
a/g 0.3

2016-17: Sixth on the team in scoring at 6.7 points per game, while leading the team in rebounding at 7.2 boards per game...Led the team in rebounding in 14 games...Pulled down 10 or more rebounds five times, including a career-high 14 rebounds 11/13 vs. Florida Atlantic in Hawaii, where he added 11 points for his first career double-double...Also recorded double-doubles 11/28 at Grand Canyon (11 points, 12 rebounds) and 1/12 against Austin Peay (15 points, 12 rebounds)...Team leader in blocked shots with 39 (1.3 per game)...Is at 86 blocks for his career, good for sixth all-time at SIUE...One of only two players (Jalen Henry) to start all 30 games for the Cougars.

2015-16: Averaged a career-high 5.5 points per game...Scored a career-high 21 points (all in the second half) vs. Belmont 1/6...Was 10 for 12 from the field against the Bruins...Led the team with 34 total blocks...Average of 1.2 blocks per game was fourth in the Ohio Valley Conference...Recorded a career-high four blocks against Morehead State 1/14...Tallied 11 games with at least two blocks...Third on the team with 4.4 rebounds per game...Pulled down a career-high 10 rebounds at Jacksonville State 12/31 and again vs. Austin Peay 2/25...Was a perfect 4 for 4 from the free throw line at SIU Carbondale 12/9...Grabbed two steals against Eastern Kentucky 1/16...Had five double-digit scoring games...Led the team in scoring twice during the season...Appeared in all 28 games, making 21 starts. 

2014-15: Played in 16 games off the bench as a true freshman...Averaged 3.4 points and 1.7 rebounds per game...Tallied a career-high 11 points on 4-8 shooting (3-4 three-pointers) at Portland 11/22...Came off the bench to score five first-half points to spark a 10-0 SIUE run at Eastern Illinois 1/31...Grabbed a career-high five rebounds vs. Robert Morris-Springfield 12/28...Swatted a career-high three shots against Milwaukee 12/20...Scored six points, added four rebounds and two blocks in collegiate debut against Harris-Stowe 11/14...Scored 15 points, grabbed two rebounds, and added a block in 16 minutes in exhibition win over Greenville. 

High School: Earned All-State honorable mention from the Associated Press…Selected Honorable mention All-State by the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association as a junior and senior at Michigan City…Led Michigan City in scoring with an average of 21.1 points a game as a senior…Also grabbed 12.5 rebounds per game…As a junior scored 14 points a game while also hauling in 11 rebounds per game for the Wolves.

Recent Games
Feb 4 Jacksonville State L, 72-61
Feb 9 Southeast Missouri L, 71-67
Feb 11 UT Martin L, 80-73
Feb 16 at Murray State L, 84-73
Feb 18 at Austin Peay L, 92-84
Feb 25 Eastern Illinois W, 78-59
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 30 16
Games started 30 16
Minutes 798 392
Minutes per game 26.6 24.5
FG 76-148 40-66
FG Pct 51.4 60.6
3PT 0-0 0-0
3PT Pct - -
FT 49-77 25-40
FT Pct 63.6 62.5
Off rebounds 85 47
Def rebounds 130 51
Total rebounds 215 98
Rebounds per game 7.2 6.1
Personal fouls 95 52
Disqualifications 3 1
Assists 9 5
Turnovers 23 16
Assist to turnover ratio 0.4 0.3
Steals 22 10
Blocks 39 11
Points 201 105
Points per game 6.7 6.6
Points per 40 min 10.1 10.7
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 5 McKendree L, 91-84 1 26 4-5 80.0 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 10
Nov 11 at Hawaii W, 69-68 1 26 3-7 42.9 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 7
Nov 13 vs. Florida Atlantic W, 77-68 1 30 3-9 33.3 0-0 - 5-6 83.3 11
Nov 14 vs. Texas State L, 86-58 1 18 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
Nov 18 SIU Carbondale L, 101-83 1 22 3-3 100.0 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 8
Nov 22 at Arkansas State L, 75-57 1 36 5-7 71.4 0-0 - 0-0 - 10
Nov 26 IUPUI W, 61-58 1 24 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Nov 28 at Grand Canyon W, 76-64 1 27 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 5-6 83.3 11
Dec 2 at Indiana L, 83-60 1 27 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Dec 7 Stetson L, 80-72 1 31 3-7 42.9 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 7
Dec 10 Missouri Western L, 49-44 1 31 3-8 37.5 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 9
Dec 17 at Saint Louis L, 72-58 1 34 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
Dec 19 at Green Bay L, 94-92 1 38 3-8 37.5 0-0 - 1-4 25.0 7
Dec 21 at Marquette L, 89-56 1 34 5-8 62.5 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 12
Dec 28 Missouri S&T W, 85-67 1 28 0-5 0.0 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 2
Dec 31 Tennessee Tech L, 72-66 1 35 3-3 100.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 7
Jan 5 at Eastern Kentucky L, 78-61 1 19 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 6
Jan 7 at Morehead State L, 73-65 1 33 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
Jan 12 Austin Peay L, 83-81 1 38 5-6 83.3 0-0 - 5-6 83.3 15
Jan 14 Murray State L, 67-59 1 20 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 19 at Southeast Missouri L, 79-76 1 16 4-6 66.7 0-0 - 3-6 50.0 11
Jan 21 at UT Martin L, 75-67 1 27 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 4-4 100.0 10
Jan 25 Tennessee State L, 76-56 1 30 4-5 80.0 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 10
Jan 28 at Eastern Illinois L, 75-60 1 28 6-8 75.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 12
Jan 30 at Belmont L, 92-69 1 32 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 4
Feb 4 Jacksonville State L, 72-61 1 23 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 0
Feb 9 Southeast Missouri L, 71-67 1 29 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 4-6 66.7 10
Feb 11 UT Martin L, 80-73 1 24 4-6 66.7 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 10
Feb 16 at Murray State L, 84-73 1 13 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
Feb 18 at Austin Peay L, 92-84 1 9 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 25 Eastern Illinois W, 78-59 1 16 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 5 McKendree L, 91-84 1 26 3 6 9 0 2 0.0 0 6 4 -
Nov 11 at Hawaii W, 69-68 1 26 6 7 13 1 0 - 3 2 4 -
Nov 13 vs. Florida Atlantic W, 77-68 1 30 5 9 14 0 0 - 0 4 1 -
Nov 14 vs. Texas State L, 86-58 1 18 0 3 3 0 0 - 0 1 3 -
Nov 18 SIU Carbondale L, 101-83 1 22 1 4 5 0 0 - 0 0 4 0
Nov 22 at Arkansas State L, 75-57 1 36 3 4 7 1 1 1.0 3 1 2 -
Nov 26 IUPUI W, 61-58 1 24 2 5 7 0 1 0.0 0 1 4 -
Nov 28 at Grand Canyon W, 76-64 1 27 2 10 12 0 0 - 1 2 4 -
Dec 2 at Indiana L, 83-60 1 27 3 0 3 0 0 - 0 4 5 1
Dec 7 Stetson L, 80-72 1 31 2 5 7 1 0 - 0 3 5 1
Dec 10 Missouri Western L, 49-44 1 31 6 3 9 0 3 0.0 0 4 0 -
Dec 17 at Saint Louis L, 72-58 1 34 1 8 9 0 0 - 2 2 2 -
Dec 19 at Green Bay L, 94-92 1 38 2 8 10 0 0 - 1 1 4 -
Dec 21 at Marquette L, 89-56 1 34 3 6 9 1 2 0.5 1 1 3 -
Dec 28 Missouri S&T W, 85-67 1 28 2 7 9 0 0 - 1 2 2 -
Dec 31 Tennessee Tech L, 72-66 1 35 1 5 6 0 0 - 0 2 0 0
Jan 5 at Eastern Kentucky L, 78-61 1 19 2 3 5 1 2 0.5 1 1 4 -
Jan 7 at Morehead State L, 73-65 1 33 2 6 8 0 0 - 1 0 4 -
Jan 12 Austin Peay L, 83-81 1 38 7 5 12 0 3 0.0 1 2 4 -
Jan 14 Murray State L, 67-59 1 20 1 2 3 0 0 - 0 0 4 -
Jan 19 at Southeast Missouri L, 79-76 1 16 4 1 5 0 1 0.0 1 0 4 -
Jan 21 at UT Martin L, 75-67 1 27 1 4 5 0 0 - 0 0 4 -
Jan 25 Tennessee State L, 76-56 1 30 3 4 7 0 1 0.0 2 1 2 -
Jan 28 at Eastern Illinois L, 75-60 1 28 4 4 8 0 0 - 1 2 2 -
Jan 30 at Belmont L, 92-69 1 32 4 4 8 0 2 0.0 0 0 5 1
Feb 4 Jacksonville State L, 72-61 1 23 1 4 5 0 2 0.0 0 1 4 -
Feb 9 Southeast Missouri L, 71-67 1 29 5 2 7 1 3 0.3 1 1 3 -
Feb 11 UT Martin L, 80-73 1 24 5 2 7 1 0 - 1 0 2 0
Feb 16 at Murray State L, 84-73 1 13 4 2 6 0 2 0.0 1 1 4 -
Feb 18 at Austin Peay L, 92-84 1 9 0 1 1 1 0 - 0 0 3 -
Feb 25 Eastern Illinois W, 78-59 1 16 3 2 5 1 0 - 0 0 3 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2014-15 16 - 8.4 1.4-2.5 55.0 0.5-1.1 44.4 0.1-0.2 50.0 3.4
2015-16 28 21 21.5 2.4-4.5 54.0 0.0-0.2 20.0 0.7-1.3 51.4 5.6
2016-17 30 30 26.6 2.5-4.9 51.4 0.0-0.0 - 1.6-2.6 63.6 6.7
2017-18 30 30 25.1 2.8-4.7 59.2 0.0-0.1 33.3 0.8-1.3 63.2 6.4
Total 104 81 22.0 2.4-4.4 54.8 0.1-0.2 38.5 0.9-1.5 60.3 5.8
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2014-15 16 - 134 22-40 55.0 8-18 44.4 2-4 50.0 54
2015-16 28 21 602 68-126 54.0 1-5 20.0 19-37 51.4 156
2016-17 30 30 798 76-148 51.4 0-0 - 49-77 63.6 201
2017-18 30 30 754 84-142 59.2 1-3 33.3 24-38 63.2 193
Total 104 81 2288 250-456 54.8 10-26 38.5 94-156 60.3 604
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2014-15 16 - 8.4 6.6-11.9 55.0 2.4-5.4 44.4 0.6-1.2 50.0 16.1
2015-16 28 21 21.5 4.5-8.4 54.0 0.1-0.3 20.0 1.3-2.5 51.4 10.4
2016-17 30 30 26.6 3.8-7.4 51.4 0.0-0.0 - 2.5-3.9 63.6 10.1
2017-18 30 30 25.1 4.5-7.5 59.2 0.1-0.2 33.3 1.3-2.0 63.2 10.2
Total 104 81 22.0 4.4-8.0 54.8 0.2-0.5 38.5 1.6-2.7 60.3 10.6
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2014-15 16 - 8.4 0.3 1.4 1.7 0.9 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.0 0.8
2015-16 28 21 21.5 2.1 2.3 4.4 3.3 0.1 0.2 0.7 0.3 0.3 1.2
2016-17 30 30 26.6 2.8 4.3 7.2 3.2 0.1 0.3 0.8 0.4 0.7 1.3
2017-18 30 30 25.1 2.3 3.0 5.2 3.2 0.2 0.3 0.9 0.4 0.1 1.0
Total 104 81 22.0 2.1 2.9 5.0 2.9 0.1 0.3 0.7 0.4 0.3 1.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2014-15 16 - 134 4 23 27 14 0 1 3 0.3 0 13
2015-16 28 21 602 59 63 122 92 4 6 20 0.3 7 34
2016-17 30 30 798 85 130 215 95 3 9 23 0.4 22 39
2017-18 30 30 754 68 89 157 96 5 10 26 0.4 4 31
Total 104 81 2288 216 305 521 297 12 26 72 0.4 33 117
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2014-15 16 - 8.4 1.2 6.9 8.1 4.2 0.0 0.3 0.9 0.3 0.0 3.9
2015-16 28 21 21.5 3.9 4.2 8.1 6.1 0.3 0.4 1.3 0.3 0.5 2.3
2016-17 30 30 26.6 4.3 6.5 10.8 4.8 0.2 0.5 1.2 0.4 1.1 2.0
2017-18 30 30 25.1 3.6 4.7 8.3 5.1 0.3 0.5 1.4 0.4 0.2 1.6
Total 104 81 22.0 3.8 5.3 9.1 5.2 0.2 0.5 1.3 0.4 0.6 2.0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 30 30 26.6 2.5-4.9 51.4 0.0-0.0 - 1.6-2.6 63.6 6.7
Conference 16 16 24.5 2.5-4.1 60.6 0.0-0.0 - 1.6-2.5 62.5 6.6
Exhibition 1 1 26.0 4.0-5.0 80.0 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-3.0 66.7 10.0
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Home 13 13 27.0 2.4-4.5 53.4 0.0-0.0 - 1.7-2.7 62.9 6.5
Away 15 15 26.6 2.7-5.3 51.3 0.0-0.0 - 1.4-2.3 61.8 6.9
Neutral 2 2 24.0 2.0-5.0 40.0 0.0-0.0 - 3.0-4.0 75.0 7.0
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Wins 6 6 25.2 2.0-5.3 37.5 0.0-0.0 - 2.2-2.8 76.5 6.2
Losses 24 24 27.0 2.7-4.8 55.2 0.0-0.0 - 1.5-2.5 60.0 6.8
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November 7 7 26.1 2.7-5.1 52.8 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-2.6 77.8 7.4
December 8 8 32.3 2.5-6.1 40.8 0.0-0.0 - 1.4-2.6 52.4 6.4
January 9 9 27.0 3.0-4.6 65.9 0.0-0.0 - 1.9-2.9 65.4 7.9
February 6 6 19.0 1.7-3.7 45.5 0.0-0.0 - 1.2-2.0 58.3 4.5
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 30 30 798 76-148 51.4 0-0 - 49-77 63.6 201
Conference 16 16 392 40-66 60.6 0-0 - 25-40 62.5 105
Exhibition 1 1 26 4-5 80.0 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 10
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Home 13 13 351 31-58 53.4 0-0 - 22-35 62.9 84
Away 15 15 399 41-80 51.3 0-0 - 21-34 61.8 103
Neutral 2 2 48 4-10 40.0 0-0 - 6-8 75.0 14
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Wins 6 6 151 12-32 37.5 0-0 - 13-17 76.5 37
Losses 24 24 647 64-116 55.2 0-0 - 36-60 60.0 164
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November 7 7 183 19-36 52.8 0-0 - 14-18 77.8 52
December 8 8 258 20-49 40.8 0-0 - 11-21 52.4 51
January 9 9 243 27-41 65.9 0-0 - 17-26 65.4 71
February 6 6 114 10-22 45.5 0-0 - 7-12 58.3 27
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 30 30 26.6 3.8-7.4 51.4 0.0-0.0 - 2.5-3.9 63.6 10.1
Conference 16 16 24.5 4.1-6.7 60.6 0.0-0.0 - 2.6-4.1 62.5 10.7
Exhibition 1 1 26.0 6.2-7.7 80.0 0.0-0.0 - 3.1-4.6 66.7 15.4
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Home 13 13 27.0 3.5-6.6 53.4 0.0-0.0 - 2.5-4.0 62.9 9.6
Away 15 15 26.6 4.1-8.0 51.3 0.0-0.0 - 2.1-3.4 61.8 10.3
Neutral 2 2 24.0 3.3-8.3 40.0 0.0-0.0 - 5.0-6.7 75.0 11.7
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Wins 6 6 25.2 3.2-8.5 37.5 0.0-0.0 - 3.4-4.5 76.5 9.8
Losses 24 24 27.0 4.0-7.2 55.2 0.0-0.0 - 2.2-3.7 60.0 10.1
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November 7 7 26.1 4.2-7.9 52.8 0.0-0.0 - 3.1-3.9 77.8 11.4
December 8 8 32.3 3.1-7.6 40.8 0.0-0.0 - 1.7-3.3 52.4 7.9
January 9 9 27.0 4.4-6.7 65.9 0.0-0.0 - 2.8-4.3 65.4 11.7
February 6 6 19.0 3.5-7.7 45.5 0.0-0.0 - 2.5-4.2 58.3 9.5
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 30 30 26.6 2.8 4.3 7.2 3.2 0.1 0.3 0.8 0.4 0.7 1.3
Conference 16 16 24.5 2.9 3.2 6.1 3.3 0.1 0.3 1.0 0.3 0.6 0.7
Exhibition 1 1 26.0 3.0 6.0 9.0 4.0 - 0.0 2.0 0.0 0.0 6.0
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Home 13 13 27.0 3.0 3.8 6.8 2.8 0.1 0.3 1.0 0.3 0.5 1.3
Away 15 15 26.6 2.7 4.5 7.3 3.6 0.1 0.3 0.7 0.5 1.1 1.1
Neutral 2 2 24.0 2.5 6.0 8.5 2.0 - 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 2.5
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Wins 6 6 25.2 3.3 6.7 10.0 3.0 - 0.3 0.2 2.0 0.8 1.8
Losses 24 24 27.0 2.7 3.8 6.5 3.2 0.1 0.3 0.9 0.3 0.7 1.2
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November 7 7 26.1 2.7 6.0 8.7 3.1 0.0 0.3 0.3 1.0 1.0 1.6
December 8 8 32.3 2.5 5.3 7.8 2.6 0.3 0.3 0.6 0.4 0.6 2.4
January 9 9 27.0 3.1 3.7 6.8 3.7 0.1 0.1 1.0 0.1 0.8 0.7
February 6 6 19.0 3.0 2.2 5.2 3.2 0.0 0.7 1.2 0.6 0.5 0.5
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 30 30 798 85 130 215 95 3 9 23 0.4 22 39
Conference 16 16 392 47 51 98 52 1 5 16 0.3 10 11
Exhibition 1 1 26 3 6 9 4 - 0 2 0.0 0 6
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Home 13 13 351 39 50 89 37 1 4 13 0.3 6 17
Away 15 15 399 41 68 109 54 2 5 10 0.5 16 17
Neutral 2 2 48 5 12 17 4 - 0 0 - 0 5
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Wins 6 6 151 20 40 60 18 - 2 1 2.0 5 11
Losses 24 24 647 65 90 155 77 3 7 22 0.3 17 28
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November 7 7 183 19 42 61 22 0 2 2 1.0 7 11
December 8 8 258 20 42 62 21 2 2 5 0.4 5 19
January 9 9 243 28 33 61 33 1 1 9 0.1 7 6
February 6 6 114 18 13 31 19 0 4 7 0.6 3 3
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 30 30 26.6 4.3 6.5 10.8 4.8 0.2 0.5 1.2 0.4 1.1 2.0
Conference 16 16 24.5 4.8 5.2 10.0 5.3 0.1 0.5 1.6 0.3 1.0 1.1
Exhibition 1 1 26.0 4.6 9.2 13.8 6.2 0.0 0.0 3.1 0.0 0.0 9.2
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Home 13 13 27.0 4.4 5.7 10.1 4.2 0.1 0.5 1.5 0.3 0.7 1.9
Away 15 15 26.6 4.1 6.8 10.9 5.4 0.2 0.5 1.0 0.5 1.6 1.7
Neutral 2 2 24.0 4.2 10.0 14.2 3.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 4.2
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Wins 6 6 25.2 5.3 10.6 15.9 4.8 0.0 0.5 0.3 2.0 1.3 2.9
Losses 24 24 27.0 4.0 5.6 9.6 4.8 0.2 0.4 1.4 0.3 1.1 1.7
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November 7 7 26.1 4.2 9.2 13.3 4.8 0.0 0.4 0.4 1.0 1.5 2.4
December 8 8 32.3 3.1 6.5 9.6 3.3 0.3 0.3 0.8 0.4 0.8 2.9
January 9 9 27.0 4.6 5.4 10.0 5.4 0.2 0.2 1.5 0.1 1.2 1.0
February 6 6 19.0 6.3 4.6 10.9 6.7 0.0 1.4 2.5 0.6 1.1 1.1