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Justin Simon
Justin  Simon

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Temecula, Calif.

Last College:
Arizona

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 215

Position:
Guard

03/07/2018

St. John's vs. Georgetown (USATSI)

Photos from St. John's men's basketball vs. Georgetown - Wednesday, March 7, 2018

03/03/2018

St. John's vs. Providence (USATSI)

Photos from St. John's men's basketball vs. Providence - Saturday, March 3, 2018

02/28/2018

St. John's vs Butler (USATSI)

St. John's vs Butler

02/21/2018

St. John's vs. Marquette

Photos from the Red Storm's matchup with Marquette at the BMO Harris Bradley Center on Feb. 21, 2018.

02/21/2018

St. John's vs. Marquette (USATSI)

Photos from St. John's men's basketball vs. Marquette - Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018

As a Redshirt Sophomore (2017-18)
Played and started in all 33 games for the Red Storm… averaged 12.2 points, 7.1 rebounds, 5.1 assists, and 2.5 steals per game… led the team in each of those last three categories… ranked fifth in the league in rebounding, second in assists, and first in steals… ranked eighth nationally in steals per game (2.48)… the only player in the BIG EAST to rank in the top five in rebounding, assists, and steals… named to the final BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll of the season on March 4… tallied nine double-doubles on the season… came dangerously close to a triple-double on multiple occasions, none more so than his 11-point 11-rebound, nine-assist outing against Saint Joseph’s on Dec. 20… registered 20 double-figure scoring performances and twice cracked the 20-point plateau… poured in a career-high 28 points on 12-of-16 shooting to go along with nine rebounds and six assists at Xavier on Jan. 17… tallied 24 points and 10 rebounds to propel St. John’s past Butler in double overtime at Carnesecca Arena on Feb. 28, playing all 50 minutes in the process… dished out a career-high 10 assists at Seton Hall on New Year’s Eve… tallied 16 points on 5-of-6 shooting, grabbed 10 boards and registered six assists in the Red Storm’s win over Georgetown in the opening game of the BIG EAST Tournament.

As a Sophomore (2016-17)
Sat out the season in compliance with NCAA transfer regulations.

A a Freshman at Arizona (2015-2016)
Made 24 appearances, recording 7.5 minutes per game … averaged 2.3 points shooting 50 percent from the field to go with 1.2 rebounds per contest … played in 13 Pac-12 games … registered a season-best 10 points, four rebounds and three steals versus Missouri (Dec. 13) … scored nine points and grabbed four boards against Washington (Jan. 14) … blocked two shots versus Long Beach State (Dec. 22) … saw more than 15 minutes of action in four games, including three contests against Pac-12 opponents … played a season-high 18 minutes versus Northern Arizona (Dec. 16).

Before College
Consensus top-40 overall prospect and top-10 point guard in the class of 2015 by major national recruiting services … named First Team All-NEPSAC Class AAA selection as a senior in 2015 at Brewster Academy in New Hampshire … averaged 12.5 points, 5.0 rebounds and 3.5 assists to help Brewster to a 34-1 overall record, the National Prep Championship and NEPSAC Class AAA titles … recorded 17.5 points, 8.9 rebounds and 4.2 assists per game as a junior at Temecula Valley High School … received MaxPreps Junior All-American recognition, all-state underclass first team and first team Division II all-state by Cal-Hi Sports in 2014 … named Southwestern League MVP as a junior … invited to the 2014 Men’s U18 National Team training camp prior to senior season … led the 2014 adidas Nations camp averaging 31.8 minutes and was ninth at the camp with 14.0 points per game.

Personal
Justin D’John Simon … born in Los Angeles, Calif. … son of Ken and Felicia Simon … father, Ken, played football at Fresno State … mother, Felicia, lettered in basketball and track at UC Irvine … has two brothers, Kem and Zak, and a sister, Hunter … majoring in television and film production.

Justin Simon Profile
Favorite athletes: Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook
Favorite dessert: Pizookie
Favorite TV show: Power
Favorite actor: Will Smith
Favorite candy: Sour Patch Kids

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