Hometown: Miami, Fla.
Previous School: South Miami
PRIOR TO VCU:
· Consensus three-star big man who adds valuable depth to VCU's frontcourt
· Rated as the 25th-best overall center in the class of 2013 by ESPN.com
· As a junior, Simmons averaged 26 ppg and 15 rpg for South Miami.
· Drew interest on the recruiting circuit from from Alabama, Georgia, Kansas State, Miami and Memphis.
COACH SMART ON SIMMONS:
"Tre possesses a great body and doesn't mind using it. He carves out space and seals extremely well around the basket. He also possesses very good skill and touch for a big man. His ability to finish around the basket makes him a great addition to our frontcourt."