10 - Keith Simmons
Keith Simmons
Height: 6-5
Weight: 205
Year: Senior
Hometown: Kingston, N.Y.
High School: Kingston
Position: G

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Will return to the starting lineup at shooting guard this season ... Looks to contend for Patriot League Player of the Year honors, after being named first team All-Patriot League each of the last two seasons ... Strong outside shooter, who also has good moves off the dribble ... Has the highest career three-point field goal percentage (.451) in Patriot League history ... Ranks third all-time at Holy Cross in three-point field goals made (143), fourth in three-point field goal percentage (.451) and seventh in three-point field goals attempted (317) ... Also stands 35th on the Holy Cross career scoring list with 1,078 points. AS A JUNIOR IN 2005-2006
A first team All-Patriot League selection for the second straight season ... Earned All-Patriot League Tournament honors ... Started all 32 games on the season ... Averaged 14.2 points, 5.2 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.2 steals per game ... Made 52.5 percent of his field goals (158 of 301), 47.6 percent of his three-pointers (60 of 126) and 81.4 percent on the foul line (79 of 97) ... Pulled down 67 offensive rebounds and 99 defensive rebounds ... Led the Patriot League in three-point field goal percentage, while ranking third in field goal percentage and offensive rebounds, fifth in scoring and rebounds, sixth in free throw percentage, seventh in three-pointers made, 10th in steals and 14th in defensive rebounds ... Placed fourth on the school single season list for games started, and sixth for three-pointers made and three-point percentage ... Named the Holiday Inn Express Crusader of the Week on Jan. 16, 2006 ... Earned All-Tournament honors at the William & Mary Tip-Off Classic ... Had 19 points, four rebounds and two assists at Bucknell in the Patriot League championship game ... Led the team with 20 points and nine rebounds against Lehigh in the Patriot League semifinals ... Recorded 19 points and seven rebounds against Navy in the Patriot League quarterfinals, while making eight of 11 field goal attempts ... Posted a double-double in the victory at Colgate with 21 points and 11 rebounds, including the 1,000th point of his Holy Cross career ... Recorded a team-high 26 points, five rebounds, three assists and two steals in the victory at Army, while hitting nine of 11 field goal attempts and six of seven shots from three-point range ... Tied for third on the Holy Cross single game list with his six three-pointers at Army ... Led the team with 26 points, seven rebounds, five assists and three steals in the home win over Lafayette ... Scored a team-high 23 points and pulled down seven rebounds in the win at American, while hitting all three of his three-point attempts and eight of nine free throws ... Totaled 22 points, seven rebounds and three assists in the victory at Lafayette, while making all eight of his free throw attempts ... Had a double-double against High Point with 21 points and 10 rebounds ... Totaled 20 points and seven rebounds at Siena, while hitting seven of 11 field goals and three of four three-pointers ... Led the team with 18 points, five rebounds and two steals at Vermont ... Had 16 points and four rebounds in the home victory over Navy ... Recorded 16 points, three rebounds and two steals against William & Mary ... Totaled 15 points and six rebounds in the home win over American, while making all seven of his free throw attempts ... Led the team with 15 points and five rebounds in the win at Northeastern ... Scored a team-high 15 points against Harvard ... Had 14 points and five assists in the win over Brown ... Totaled 14 points, four rebounds, three assists and two steals in the win at Navy ... Recorded 13 points, five rebounds and three assists in the home game with Bucknell ... Scored 12 points and pulled down six boards in the home win over Army ... Had 12 points and three steals at Bucknell ... Recorded 12 points and six rebounds in the double overtime victory against Fordham ... Had 12 points at Cincinnati ... Totaled 11 points and five rebounds in the win over Lehigh ... Had 11 points and seven rebounds in the home victory over Colgate ... Handed out a career-high six assists in the win over Chattanooga ... Named preseason All-Patriot League. AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2004-2005
Named first team All-Patriot League ... Played in all 32 games on the season ... Averaged 12.1 points, 4.1 rebounds, 1.6 steals, 1.1 assists and 0.5 blocks per game ... Shot 50.6 percent from the floor (132 of 261), 42.0 percent from three-point range (50 of 119) and 80.9 percent at the foul line (72 of 89) ... Grabbed 49 of his 130 rebounds at the offensive end of the floor ... Ranked third in the Patriot League in field goal percentage, fourth in three-point field goal percentage, sixth in free throw percentage, eighth in steals, 12th in offensive rebounds, 13th in scoring, 13th in blocked shots and 14th in three-point field goals made ... Named Patriot League Player of the Week on Dec. 27, 2004 ... Scored a career-high 30 points in the victory at Brown, hitting 11 of 14 field goal attempts and all six of his tries from three-point range ... Tied the school single game record for three-point field goal percentage against the Bears, while placing third on the list for three-point field goals made ... Also had five rebounds, two assists and two steals against Brown ... Scored a team-high 22 points in the win at Navy, in addition to recording five rebounds, two assists and two steals ... Had 18 points, six rebounds and three steals in the regular season finale against Army, and was named the Most Valuable Player of Holy Cross' winter homecoming game ... Totaled 18 points and six rebounds in the win at Lafayette ... Scored 18 points on six of eight shooting in the home victory over American, in addition to pulling down a team-best eight rebounds ... Recorded 18 points and six rebounds in the home win over Colgate, including a five of five performance at the free throw line ... Scored 18 points on eight of 10 shooting from the floor in the victory at Army, in addition to pulling down five rebounds ... Posted his first career double-double in the home victory over Lafayette, totaling 16 points and 10 rebounds ... Totaled 15 points and eight rebounds against Vermont ... Had 14 points in the win over Bucknell, while hitting nine of 10 shots at the free throw line ... Scored 14 points in the victory at Lehigh ... Had 14 points in the victory over Iona, while hitting four of five attempts from three-point range ... Scored 13 points in the home win over Navy ... Tallied 13 points in the victory over Boston University ... Recorded 12 points, three rebounds, three assists and two blocks in the win over Northeastern, while hitting five of seven field goal attempts ... Had a team-high 12 points against Princeton, hitting three of four field goals and all six of his free throws ... Totaled 11 points and three rebounds in the Patriot League semifinal win over Lehigh, including a pair of free throws with 42 seconds left to tie the score and send the game into overtime ... Scored 11 points in the Patriot League quarterfinal victory over Army ... Totaled 10 points, four rebounds and two steals at St. Joseph's in the NIT second round. AS A FRESHMAN IN 2003-2004
Named to the Patriot League All-Rookie team ... Played in all 28 games on the season, earning one start in the season opener against Boston University ... Averaged 8.5 points and 3.2 rebounds per game on the season ... Hit 44.5 percent of his field goal attempts (81 of 182), 45.8 percent from three-point range (33 of 72) and 70.0 percent at the foul line (42 of 60) ... Led the Patriot League in three-point field goal percentage, while ranking 15th in three-point field goals made and 20th in scoring ... Placed ninth on the Holy Cross single season list for three-point field goal percentage ... Earned Patriot League Rookie of the Week honors on March 1, 2004 ... Scored a season-high 20 points and added seven rebounds and five steals in 19 minutes of action at Princeton ... Tallied 14 points against Navy, converting four of seven from the field and five of five from the line ... Scored 13 points and added five rebounds against Navy ... Scored 13 points and notched four rebounds against Lehigh ... Scored 12 points against Fordham... Tallied 12 points and pulled down five rebounds against Brown ... Scored 12 points, including seven in the last two minutes, to help Holy Cross defeat Dartmouth ... Tallied 12 points and seven rebounds against Bucknell ... Recorded 12 points and four rebounds against Bucknell in the Patriot League Tournament, hitting three of six three-point attempts ... Scored 11 points in 20 minutes against Iona ... Totaled 11 points and four rebounds against Lafayette ... Had 11 points against American ... Scored 10 points, converting four of five from the field, against Colgate ... Notched 10 points and five rebounds against Army. HIGH SCHOOL
Two-time first team All-Orange County League selection ... Named the Daily Freeman Player of the Year in 2001 and 2003 ... As a senior, was named the Middletown Record Player of the Year ... Averaged 22.7 points, 13.1 rebounds and 5.2 assists per game during senior season, to help lead Kingston High School to its highest win total (22) in school history ... Team won the League and Section Championships during his junior and senior seasons. PERSONAL
Son of Elijah (deceased) and Essie Simmons ... Has four brothers and three sisters ... Brother, David, played basketball at SUNY-Cobleskill ... Cites winning the Section IX tournament as his biggest athletic thrill ... A Sociology major.