Women's Basketball


Kyley Simmons
Kyley Simmons
15

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Council Bluffs, Iowa

High School:
Lewis Central

Last College:
Missouri

Height:
5-7

Position:
Guard

At Illinois
2013-14 - Junior: Transferred to Illinois in the summer of 2013 ... Sat out the 2013-14 season in accordance with NCAA transfer rules ... Earned Courtsiders Illini Spirit Award at annual season banquet.

Prior to Illinois
2012-13 - Sophomore: Averaged 2.6 assists per game while helping direct the top three-point shooting team in the SEC, as Missouri averaged 8.2 treys per game ... Posted 82 assists and 48 turnovers for a 1.7:1 assist-to-turnover ratio ... Played in all 32 games, starting 27, and averaging 3.5 points, 2.6 assists, 1.5 rebounds and 1.2 steals per game ... Averaged 24.5 minutes per game, fifth-most on the team.

2011-12 - Freshman: Named to the the Big 12 All-Freshman Team ... Played in 31 games for Missouri and was the only Tiger to start every contest ... Recorded a team-high 36.2 minutes per game ... Shot 41 percent from the field and 39 percent from the three-point line ... Averaged 4.7 points per game during the season ... Had a team-high 111 assists, over one-fourth of the team's total assists .... Led the team in scoring with 14 points against Iowa State ... Had the second-most steals on the team (32) ... Earned Big 12 Freshman of the Week honors during the season.

High School Holds Lewis Central High School records for career assists (458), single-game points scored (34), points (380) and assists (166) in a season, and points (34) and assists (14) in a game, as well as the triple jump ... Ranked in the top 10 at Lewis Central for career steals (312) and career points (1042) ... Was a member of the Iowa Girls Coaches Association All-State team and the All-District team from 2009-2011 ... Named to the Iowa Basketball Coaches Association All-Region team from 2009-2011 ... Earned Hawkeye 10 Conference first-team honors ... Named All-Western Iowa Player by the Omaha World-Herald ... Earned Player of the Month honors from the Cornhusker Shooting Stars Infinite in 2010 ... Played in both the IBCA Senior Classic and the Iowa All-State Classic in 2011 ... Earned 2011 Nike Classic Chicago Tournament First Team honors.

Personal Full name is Kyley Jean Simmons ... Born March 29, 1993, in Brookings, S.D. ... Parents are Jim and Tina Simmons ... Majoring in communication.

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