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5-star power forward Ben Simmons commits to LSU

The LSU Tigers beat out Kentucky, Kansas and Duke to land one of the elite players in the Class of 2015 in Australian power forward Ben Simmons. "I know a lot of people will be struck by me deciding to go to LSU, but that's where I felt most comfortable," Simmons told ESPN.com on Monday. "I feel I can progress a lot there, and I feel blessed to have offers from all those schools." Simmons, No. 4 in the ESPN 60, is a 6-foot-10, 230-pound skilled forward. (ESPN.com)

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