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    Stan Simpson
    21 Stan Simpson
    Class:
    RS Freshman

    Hometown:
    Chicago, Ill.

    High School:
    Simeon

    Height / Weight:
    6-10 / 230

    Position:
    Center

    Birthdate:
    02/18/1990

    AT ILLINOIS
    2009-10 FRESHMAN:
    Played in eight games on the season, totaling 17 minutes ... Saw first career action vs. SIU Edwardsville (Nov. 13) ... Scored two points each vs. Presbyterian (Nov. 21) and Western Michigan (Dec. 13).

    2008-09 REDSHIRT: Sat out the season as a redshirt and retains four years of eligibility.

    HIGH SCHOOL
    Averaged 19 points, 12 rebounds and four blocks as a senior, leading Simeon to a runner-up finish at the 2008 IHSA Class 3A State Tournament ... Totaled 26 points, nine boards and six blocks in state title game vs. Marshall ... First-team All-State selection by the Chicago Sun-Times, Associated Press, Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette and IBCA ... Second-team All-State pick by the Chicago Tribune ... Coach at Simeon was Robert Smith ... Averaged 18 points, 11 rebounds and five blocks as a junior at Chicago Leo High School under coach Noah Cannon ... Special mention All-State as a junior by the Chicago Tribune and honorable mention All-State by the News-Gazette and IBCA ... Played for the Illinois Warriors AAU Team, coached by Larry Butler.

    PERSONAL
    Born Feb. 18, 1990 ... Son of Michelle and Tim Murray ... Enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, general curriculum ... Has one younger sister ... Cousin of Darren McFadden, Oakland Raiders running back ... Favorite athlete is Michael Phelps ... Lists his mother as the biggest influence on his athletic career because, "She has always supported me" ... Joins list of Simeon alums to attend Illinois that includes Nick Anderson, all-time scoring leader Deon Thomas, Kevin Turner, Bryant Notree, Ervin Small and former UI teammate Calvin Brock.

    Simpson's Career Statistics

    Minutes Total 3-Point F-Throws Rebounds
    Year gp-gs min avg fg fga pct fg fga pct ft fta pct off def tot avg pf fo ast t/o blk stl pts avg
    2008-09
    2009-10 8-0 17 2.1 2 9 .222 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 3 0 3 0.4 3 0 2 0 1 0 4 0.5
    TOTAL 8-0 17 2.1 2 9 .222 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 3 0 3 0.4 3 0 2 0 1 0 4 0.5

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