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LSU’s Ben Simmons Ineligible to Win Wooden Award

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LSU freshman Ben Simmons has not been certified by his school in order to be eligible for the Wooden Award, with a source telling ESPN on Saturday that it’s for academic-related reasons.

“From what I was told, he didn’t meet all of the requirements,” Tigers coach Johnny Jones told ESPN. “He wasn’t certified by the school to be on the ballot.”

Source: Jeff Goodman of ESPN

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