#25 Aamir Simms

Palmyra, Va.
High School:
Blue Ridge School
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One of two frontcourt signees in the 2017 signing class … provides good size and a promising skill set … rated a consensus four-star prospect … played two seasons at Blue Ridge School alongside Clemson guard Scott Spencer … recruited by assistant coach Steve Smith.

Appeared in 34 games and made 12 starts last season … limited action off the bench in the early going, but stepped into a starting role following the tragic season-ending injury of senior Donte Grantham … averaged 15.4 minutes per game for the season, but played

BEST GAMES, 2017-18
Played a career-high 20 minutes in the season opener against Western Carolina, scoring five points and grabbing four rebounds … best shooting game came in the ACC Tournament against Boston College … finished 3-for-4 from the field, including a perfect 3-for-3 on 3-pointers for a career-best nine points off the bench … scored six points and grabbed six rebounds against Auburn in the second round of the NCAA Tournament … the six rebounds were a career-best.

Four-star prospect according to 247 Sports, ESPN, Rivals and Scout … rated as high as the No. 89 prospect in the nation by Rivals … also No. 104 by Scout and No. 107 by 247 Sports … No. 3 prospect from the state of Virginia by ESPN and No. 7 by Rivals … No. 27 prospect at the power forward spot by ESPN … Central Virginia Boys Player of the Year as a senior, when he led Blue Ridge to a second state championship in three years … averaged 13.0 points and 9.4 rebounds per game as a senior … first-team All-VISAA Division II selection, he was a second-team choice as a junior … also second-team all-state by USA Today as a senior … posted 16 points, six rebounds and three blocks in championship game … notched double-double and produced 14 of his 18 points in the second half of semifinal win over Virginia Episcopal School … team MVP as a senior when he went over 1,000 career points in three seasons … MVP of the Bullis Holiday Classic and Joe Miller Invitational … posted 18 points in the championship game against Word of God … MVP of the Central Virginia All-Star Game, when he tallied 16 points … played freshman year at Fluvanna County High School, where he scored 377 points … coached by Cade Lemcke at Blue Ridge, helping team to a 75-10 record in three seasons.