2 Jelani Simmons
2 - Jelani Simmons
Height: 6-5
Weight: 198
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Columbus, Ohio
High School: Beechcroft
Position: G
Major: Exercise Science
gp 33
pts/g 5.4
fg % 37.4
3pt % 32.5
ft % 78.7
reb/g 2.2
a/g 0.5

2019-20 Sophomore Season | Game-By-Game Stats
Appeared in all 33 games and made 10 starts...Averaged 5.4 points and 2.2 rebounds per game...Scored 179 points and made 26 3-pointers...Shot 78.7 percent from the free-throw line...Scored in double figures five times...Posted 12 points against USC-Upstate (11/23), Robert Morris (12/4), and IUPUI (12/28)...Had 19 points and tied a career-high five 3-pointers against Cleveland State (1/4)...Scored a career-high 23 points with four 3-pointers and made 6-of-12 shooting from the field and 7-of-8 from the free-throw line against Cleveland State (2/8).

2018-19 Freshman Season | Game-By-Game Stats
Appeared in 31 games with 22 starts...Scored 251 points with 78 rebounds, 33 assists and 30 steals...Averaged 8.1 points per game and shot .402 from 3-point range...Ranked fifth in the Horizon League in 3-point percentage..Made 47 3-pointers, which were the third-most made by a YSU freshman...Scored in double figures 11 times...Had 14 points with four 3-pointers made against Oakland (3/6)...Has 17 points with three 3s against IUPUI (2/14)...Scored a career-high 18 points with three 3-pointers against UIC (1/10)...Posted 17 points with a career-best five 3s at Green Bay (1/3)...Scored 10 points and made three 3s at Ohio State (12/18)...Made three 3s at Binghamton (12/15)...Posted 13 points and made three 3s against Westminster (11/21)...Scored 14 points against Heidelberg on 5-of-10 made field goals and four free-throws (11/12)...Had three points and an assist against Akron (11/10)...Grabbed one rebound in his debut against Pitt (11/6).

Prior to YSU
Named Division II All-Ohio First-Team after averaging 20 points per game at Beechcroft High School...Posted averages of 15 points per game, 6.0 rebounds per game and 5.0 assists per game as a junior.

Personal
Parents are Jennifer and Humphrey Simmons...Has two brothers, Jaylen and Jordan...Major is exercise science.

Recent Games
Feb 20 Wright State W, 88-70
Feb 22 Northern Kentucky L, 61-59
Feb 27 at Green Bay L, 102-92
Feb 29 at Milwaukee W, 73-69
Mar 3 Milwaukee W, 63-57
Mar 5 at UIC L, 67-61
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 33 18
Games started 10 2
Minutes 595 318
Minutes per game 18.0 17.7
FG 58-155 33-76
FG Pct 37.4 43.4
3PT 26-80 15-38
3PT Pct 32.5 39.5
FT 37-47 25-32
FT Pct 78.7 78.1
Off rebounds 23 14
Def rebounds 49 21
Total rebounds 72 35
Rebounds per game 2.2 1.9
Personal fouls 47 28
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 18 6
Turnovers 26 16
Assist to turnover ratio 0.7 0.4
Steals 23 13
Blocks 16 10
Points 179 106
Points per game 5.4 5.9
Points per 40 min 12.0 13.3
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Aug 14 vs. Calgary W, 74-71 - - - - - - - - -
Aug 15 vs. U.S. Virgin Islands All-Star Team W, 90-82 - - - - - - - - -
Aug 16 vs. Calgary W, 71-59 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 Thiel W, 101-53 1 16 2-6 33.3 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 5
Nov 10 at Louisville L, 78-55 1 17 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Nov 15 at Louisiana L, 73-61 1 29 2-6 33.3 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 6
Nov 19 N.C. Central W, 66-60 1 30 0-7 0.0 0-3 0.0 5-5 100.0 5
Nov 21 at Akron L, 82-60 1 18 3-8 37.5 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 7
Nov 23 at USC Upstate W, 66-61 1 30 4-6 66.7 2-4 50.0 2-2 100.0 12
Nov 27 Westminster (Pa.) W, 93-67 1 19 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 6
Nov 30 at Central Michigan L, 88-72 1 19 1-6 16.7 0-3 0.0 2-2 100.0 4
Dec 4 Robert Morris W, 81-70 0 26 5-9 55.6 2-5 40.0 0-1 0.0 12
Dec 7 at Western Michigan L, 66-64 - 10 2-6 33.3 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 5
Dec 15 SEMO W, 65-50 - 12 1-4 25.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Dec 18 Binghamton W, 73-55 - 16 1-4 25.0 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 2
Dec 21 vs. West Virginia L, 75-64 - 16 2-6 33.3 2-5 40.0 1-2 50.0 7
Dec 28 at IUPUI W, 83-73 - 23 4-7 57.1 1-2 50.0 3-3 100.0 12
Dec 30 at UIC W, 70-64 - 17 2-6 33.3 0-3 0.0 1-2 50.0 5
Jan 4 at Cleveland State L, 82-74 - 27 6-12 50.0 5-8 62.5 2-2 100.0 19
Jan 9 Oakland W, 61-60 - 13 1-3 33.3 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Jan 11 Detroit Mercy W, 69-67 - 14 1-3 33.3 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 3
Jan 16 at Northern Kentucky L, 88-63 - 16 1-3 33.3 0-1 0.0 0-2 0.0 2
Jan 18 at Wright State L, 79-72 - 17 1-2 50.0 0-1 0.0 2-2 100.0 4
Jan 23 Milwaukee L, 75-73 1 33 2-7 28.6 2-4 50.0 3-4 75.0 9
Jan 25 Green Bay W, 98-94 1 12 0-4 0.0 0-2 0.0 2-2 100.0 2
Jan 30 UIC L, 90-83 - 22 2-4 50.0 1-2 50.0 2-2 100.0 7
Feb 1 IUPUI W, 91-76 - 10 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Feb 8 Cleveland State W, 67-55 0 24 6-12 50.0 4-8 50.0 7-8 87.5 23
Feb 13 at Detroit Mercy W, 76-72 - 16 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 4
Feb 15 at Oakland L, 72-64 - 15 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 20 Wright State W, 88-70 - 26 3-4 75.0 1-2 50.0 2-2 100.0 9
Feb 22 Northern Kentucky L, 61-59 - 20 2-4 50.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 5
Feb 27 at Green Bay L, 102-92 - 3 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 29 at Milwaukee W, 73-69 - 10 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Mar 3 Milwaukee W, 63-57 0 15 0-2 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Mar 5 at UIC L, 67-61 - 4 0-3 0.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Aug 14 vs. Calgary W, 74-71 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Aug 15 vs. U.S. Virgin Islands All-Star Team W, 90-82 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Aug 16 vs. Calgary W, 71-59 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 Thiel W, 101-53 1 16 0 1 1 2 0 - 0 0 0 0
Nov 10 at Louisville L, 78-55 1 17 0 2 2 0 0 - 0 0 1 0
Nov 15 at Louisiana L, 73-61 1 29 2 3 5 1 1 1.0 2 1 3 0
Nov 19 N.C. Central W, 66-60 1 30 1 8 9 1 1 1.0 3 3 1 0
Nov 21 at Akron L, 82-60 1 18 2 5 7 0 0 - 1 1 2 0
Nov 23 at USC Upstate W, 66-61 1 30 0 5 5 2 1 2.0 2 0 1 0
Nov 27 Westminster (Pa.) W, 93-67 1 19 2 0 2 1 1 1.0 1 0 1 0
Nov 30 at Central Michigan L, 88-72 1 19 0 0 0 1 1 1.0 0 0 2 0
Dec 4 Robert Morris W, 81-70 0 26 0 2 2 1 2 0.5 0 0 2 0
Dec 7 at Western Michigan L, 66-64 - 10 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 3 0
Dec 15 SEMO W, 65-50 - 12 1 0 1 2 0 - 0 0 0 0
Dec 18 Binghamton W, 73-55 - 16 0 1 1 1 0 - 0 0 0 0
Dec 21 vs. West Virginia L, 75-64 - 16 1 1 2 0 1 0.0 1 1 1 0
Dec 28 at IUPUI W, 83-73 - 23 1 0 1 0 3 0.0 2 0 1 0
Dec 30 at UIC W, 70-64 - 17 2 0 2 0 1 0.0 2 1 1 0
Jan 4 at Cleveland State L, 82-74 - 27 1 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 2 2 0
Jan 9 Oakland W, 61-60 - 13 2 2 4 1 0 - 0 1 1 0
Jan 11 Detroit Mercy W, 69-67 - 14 1 1 2 0 0 - 0 0 0 0
Jan 16 at Northern Kentucky L, 88-63 - 16 1 0 1 1 2 0.5 0 0 1 0
Jan 18 at Wright State L, 79-72 - 17 1 4 5 1 0 - 0 0 4 0
Jan 23 Milwaukee L, 75-73 1 33 1 3 4 0 1 0.0 2 1 3 0
Jan 25 Green Bay W, 98-94 1 12 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 0
Jan 30 UIC L, 90-83 - 22 0 2 2 1 0 - 3 1 4 0
Feb 1 IUPUI W, 91-76 - 10 1 0 1 0 0 - 0 0 1 0
Feb 8 Cleveland State W, 67-55 0 24 0 4 4 1 1 1.0 1 2 2 0
Feb 13 at Detroit Mercy W, 76-72 - 16 0 1 1 1 1 1.0 0 1 1 0
Feb 15 at Oakland L, 72-64 - 15 1 1 2 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 0
Feb 20 Wright State W, 88-70 - 26 0 2 2 0 3 0.0 1 0 3 0
Feb 22 Northern Kentucky L, 61-59 - 20 1 1 2 0 1 0.0 2 1 1 0
Feb 27 at Green Bay L, 102-92 - 3 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0
Feb 29 at Milwaukee W, 73-69 - 10 1 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 0
Mar 3 Milwaukee W, 63-57 0 15 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 1 0
Mar 5 at UIC L, 67-61 - 4 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2018-19 31 22 22.6 3.0-6.5 45.5 1.5-3.8 40.2 0.6-0.8 80.0 8.1
2019-20 33 10 18.0 1.8-4.7 37.4 0.8-2.4 32.5 1.1-1.4 78.7 5.4
Total 64 32 20.3 2.3-5.6 42.0 1.1-3.1 37.1 0.9-1.1 79.2 6.7
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2018-19 31 22 702 92-202 45.5 47-117 40.2 20-25 80.0 251
2019-20 33 10 595 58-155 37.4 26-80 32.5 37-47 78.7 179
Total 64 32 1297 150-357 42.0 73-197 37.1 57-72 79.2 430
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2018-19 31 22 22.6 5.2-11.5 45.5 2.7-6.7 40.2 1.1-1.4 80.0 14.3
2019-20 33 10 18.0 3.9-10.4 37.4 1.7-5.4 32.5 2.5-3.2 78.7 12.0
Total 64 32 20.3 4.6-11.0 42.0 2.3-6.1 37.1 1.8-2.2 79.2 13.3
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2018-19 31 22 22.6 0.9 1.6 2.5 1.6 0.0 1.1 1.0 1.1 1.0 0.2
2019-20 33 10 18.0 0.7 1.5 2.2 1.4 0.0 0.5 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.5
Total 64 32 20.3 0.8 1.5 2.3 1.5 0.0 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.3
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2018-19 31 22 702 29 49 78 50 1 33 31 1.1 30 5
2019-20 33 10 595 23 49 72 47 0 18 26 0.7 23 16
Total 64 32 1297 52 98 150 97 1 51 57 0.9 53 21
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2018-19 31 22 22.6 1.7 2.8 4.4 2.8 0.1 1.9 1.8 1.1 1.7 0.3
2019-20 33 10 18.0 1.5 3.3 4.8 3.2 0.0 1.2 1.7 0.7 1.5 1.1
Total 64 32 20.3 1.6 3.0 4.6 3.0 0.0 1.6 1.8 0.9 1.6 0.6
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 33 10 18.0 1.8-4.7 37.4 0.8-2.4 32.5 1.1-1.4 78.7 5.4
Conference 18 2 17.7 1.8-4.2 43.4 0.8-2.1 39.5 1.4-1.8 78.1 5.9
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 16 5 19.3 1.8-4.9 35.4 0.8-2.5 30.0 1.5-1.8 82.8 5.8
Away 16 5 16.9 1.8-4.4 40.0 0.8-2.2 34.3 0.8-1.0 75.0 5.0
Neutral 1 - 16.0 2.0-6.0 33.3 2.0-5.0 40.0 1.0-2.0 50.0 7.0
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Wins 18 5 18.3 1.9-4.8 39.5 0.6-2.3 26.8 1.4-1.7 80.6 5.8
Losses 15 5 17.7 1.6-4.6 34.8 1.0-2.6 38.5 0.8-1.1 75.0 5.0
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November 8 8 22.3 1.8-5.6 31.1 0.8-2.8 27.3 1.4-1.5 91.7 5.6
December 7 0 17.1 2.4-6.0 40.5 0.9-3.1 27.3 0.7-1.1 62.5 6.4
January 8 2 19.3 1.8-4.8 36.8 1.0-2.5 40.0 1.5-2.0 75.0 6.0
February 8 0 15.5 1.6-3.1 52.0 0.8-1.6 46.2 1.1-1.4 81.8 5.1
March 2 0 9.5 0.0-2.5 0.0 0.0-1.5 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 33 10 595 58-155 37.4 26-80 32.5 37-47 78.7 179
Conference 18 2 318 33-76 43.4 15-38 39.5 25-32 78.1 106
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 16 5 308 28-79 35.4 12-40 30.0 24-29 82.8 92
Away 16 5 271 28-70 40.0 12-35 34.3 12-16 75.0 80
Neutral 1 - 16 2-6 33.3 2-5 40.0 1-2 50.0 7
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Wins 18 5 329 34-86 39.5 11-41 26.8 25-31 80.6 104
Losses 15 5 266 24-69 34.8 15-39 38.5 12-16 75.0 75
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November 8 8 178 14-45 31.1 6-22 27.3 11-12 91.7 45
December 7 0 120 17-42 40.5 6-22 27.3 5-8 62.5 45
January 8 2 154 14-38 36.8 8-20 40.0 12-16 75.0 48
February 8 0 124 13-25 52.0 6-13 46.2 9-11 81.8 41
March 2 0 19 0-5 0.0 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 0
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 33 10 18.0 3.9-10.4 37.4 1.7-5.4 32.5 2.5-3.2 78.7 12.0
Conference 18 2 17.7 4.2-9.6 43.4 1.9-4.8 39.5 3.1-4.0 78.1 13.3
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 16 5 19.3 3.6-10.3 35.4 1.6-5.2 30.0 3.1-3.8 82.8 11.9
Away 16 5 16.9 4.1-10.3 40.0 1.8-5.2 34.3 1.8-2.4 75.0 11.8
Neutral 1 - 16.0 5.0-15.0 33.3 5.0-12.5 40.0 2.5-5.0 50.0 17.5
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Wins 18 5 18.3 4.1-10.5 39.5 1.3-5.0 26.8 3.0-3.8 80.6 12.6
Losses 15 5 17.7 3.6-10.4 34.8 2.3-5.9 38.5 1.8-2.4 75.0 11.3
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November 8 8 22.3 3.1-10.1 31.1 1.3-4.9 27.3 2.5-2.7 91.7 10.1
December 7 0 17.1 5.7-14.0 40.5 2.0-7.3 27.3 1.7-2.7 62.5 15.0
January 8 2 19.3 3.6-9.9 36.8 2.1-5.2 40.0 3.1-4.2 75.0 12.5
February 8 0 15.5 4.2-8.1 52.0 1.9-4.2 46.2 2.9-3.5 81.8 13.2
March 2 0 9.5 0.0-10.5 0.0 0.0-6.3 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 33 10 18.0 0.7 1.5 2.2 1.4 0.0 0.5 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.5
Conference 18 2 17.7 0.8 1.2 1.9 1.6 0.0 0.3 0.9 0.4 0.7 0.6
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 16 5 19.3 0.6 1.7 2.3 1.3 0.0 0.7 0.8 0.9 0.8 0.6
Away 16 5 16.9 0.8 1.3 2.1 1.6 0.0 0.4 0.8 0.5 0.6 0.4
Neutral 1 - 16.0 1.0 1.0 2.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 1.0 1.0
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Wins 18 5 18.3 0.7 1.5 2.2 1.0 0.0 0.7 0.9 0.8 0.7 0.4
Losses 15 5 17.7 0.7 1.5 2.2 1.9 0.0 0.3 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.5
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November 8 8 22.3 0.9 3.0 3.9 1.4 0.0 1.0 0.6 1.6 1.1 0.6
December 7 0 17.1 0.7 0.6 1.3 1.1 0.0 0.6 1.0 0.6 0.7 0.3
January 8 2 19.3 0.9 1.5 2.4 2.0 0.0 0.5 0.5 1.0 0.6 0.6
February 8 0 15.5 0.5 1.1 1.6 1.3 0.0 0.3 1.0 0.3 0.5 0.5
March 2 0 9.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 33 10 595 23 49 72 47 0 18 26 0.7 23 16
Conference 18 2 318 14 21 35 28 0 6 16 0.4 13 10
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 16 5 308 10 27 37 21 0 11 12 0.9 13 9
Away 16 5 271 12 21 33 25 0 7 13 0.5 9 6
Neutral 1 - 16 1 1 2 1 0 0 1 0.0 1 1
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Wins 18 5 329 12 27 39 18 0 13 17 0.8 12 8
Losses 15 5 266 11 22 33 29 0 5 9 0.6 11 8
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November 8 8 178 7 24 31 11 0 8 5 1.6 9 5
December 7 0 120 5 4 9 8 0 4 7 0.6 5 2
January 8 2 154 7 12 19 16 0 4 4 1.0 5 5
February 8 0 124 4 9 13 10 0 2 8 0.3 4 4
March 2 0 19 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0.0 0 0
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 33 10 18.0 1.5 3.3 4.8 3.2 0.0 1.2 1.7 0.7 1.5 1.1
Conference 18 2 17.7 1.8 2.6 4.4 3.5 0.0 0.8 2.0 0.4 1.6 1.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 16 5 19.3 1.3 3.5 4.8 2.7 0.0 1.4 1.6 0.9 1.7 1.2
Away 16 5 16.9 1.8 3.1 4.9 3.7 0.0 1.0 1.9 0.5 1.3 0.9
Neutral 1 - 16.0 2.5 2.5 5.0 2.5 0.0 0.0 2.5 0.0 2.5 2.5
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Wins 18 5 18.3 1.5 3.3 4.7 2.2 0.0 1.6 2.1 0.8 1.5 1.0
Losses 15 5 17.7 1.7 3.3 5.0 4.4 0.0 0.8 1.4 0.6 1.7 1.2
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November 8 8 22.3 1.6 5.4 7.0 2.5 0.0 1.8 1.1 1.6 2.0 1.1
December 7 0 17.1 1.7 1.3 3.0 2.7 0.0 1.3 2.3 0.6 1.7 0.7
January 8 2 19.3 1.8 3.1 4.9 4.2 0.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.3 1.3
February 8 0 15.5 1.3 2.9 4.2 3.2 0.0 0.6 2.6 0.3 1.3 1.3
March 2 0 9.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.2 0.0 0.0 4.2 0.0 0.0 0.0