Position
Forward
Height
6'6
Weight
222 lbs.
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Baton Rouge, La.
Major
Kinesiology
High School
University HS

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2017-18)
Played in 32 games with 10 starts … Six games in double figures, giving him 14 for two seasons … First double double came against Sam Houston (12/19) with 10 points and 10 rebounds in 20 minutes … Averaged 5.6 points and 2.9 rebounds a game, while playing an average of 17.4 minutes a contest … Was 73-of-142 from the field (51.4%) with nine three-point field goals … Over two seasons shooting 50.8 percent from the field (150-of-295) with 23 total treys … High scoring game came against Vanderbilt when he was 6-of-6 from the field with one trey and 3-of-4 from the line for 16 points in 30 minutes in a starting role … Also had 12 in the league at South Carolina (2/28).

FRESHMAN SEASON (2016-17)
Started five of 31 games … Averaged 19 minutes per game, 6.5 points, 3.8 rebounds, 0.7 steals per contest … Eight games in double figures scoring … One game double figure rebounds (11 vs. South Carolina (2/1, 8 points … Four other games with eight rebounds … Made 77-of-153 field goal attempts (50.3%) with 14 treys (14-34, 41.2%) … Shot 74.4 percent from the foul line (32-43), including making 14-of-last-16 over the last eight games … High scoring game of 15 against Texas A&M (2/4), hitting 7-of-11 field goals off the bench with a trey and eight boards … Made four treys in the game against Vanderbilt (12/29, 4-of-6) and had 14 points in the game … Scored 10 points in LSU’s SEC win at Mizzou (1/4).

HIGH SCHOOL
2014-15 Louisiana Gatorade Player of the Year and a First Team All-State selection earned five letters at University High School in Baton Rouge where he won three state titles under head coach Joe Spencer (2014, 2015, 2016) … Averaged 21.2 points, 9.6 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game as a senior (2016) after posting number of 17.6 points, 9.5 rebounds and 62.8 percent field goal percentage as a junior (2015) … Was named the Most Outstanding Player at the LHSAA Top 28 two times … Went to high school with teammate Skylar Mays.

PERSONAL
Born on Dec. 13, 1997 … Righthanded … Born in Winter Park, Florida … Father Wayne Sims played basketball at LSU under Dale Brown … Mother is Fay Sims … Chose LSU because he wanted to stay close to home, and said, “This team made me feel like part of a family.” … Enjoys sleeping and hanging out with friends … Chicken wings are his favorite food, with brownies his favorite dessert … LeBron James is his favorite professional basketball player and the Cleveland Cavaliers are his favorite team … Odell Beckham Jr. is his favorite athlete outside of basketball … Major is sports administration.

Top Career Performances
Points: 16, vs. Vanderbilt, 2/20/18
Rebounds: 11, vs. South Carolina, 2/1/17
Field Goals Made: 7, vs. Texas A&M, 2/4/17
3 PT FG Game: 4, vs. Vanderbilt, 12/29/16
Free Throws Made: 4, four times
Assists: 2, seven times
Blocks: 3, vs. Sam Houston, 12/19/17
Steals: 4, vs. UTM, 11/29/17
Minutes Played: 31, vs. South Carolina, 2/1/17

Top Career Scoring Games
1. 16, vs. Vanderbilt, 2/20/18
2. 15, vs. Texas A&M, 2/4/17
3. 14, vs. Vandy, 12/291/6
4. 13, vs. Samford, 11/16/17
4. 13, vs. Wofford, 11/12/16
6. 12, at S. Carolina, 2/28/18
6. 12, vs. Florida, 1/25/17
8. 11, vs. UNCW, 12/10/17
8. 11, vs. Alcorn, 11/10/17
10. 10, five times

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