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Patrick Simpson
Patrick Simpson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Denver, Colo.

High School:
George Washington

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 220

Position:
Forward

Experience:
3L


2003-04 (Junior): Scored 20 and added five boards and three assists in the WAC Tourney win over Tulsa... Blocked four shots and added 12 points and eight boards at La. Tech... Had 16 points, six boards and three assists in the win at San Jose State... Hit two free throws with no time left on the clock in overtime as SMU claimed a 71-70 win over Nevada... Notched a double-double against the Wolf Pack with 14 points and 10 rebounds... Had team-highs of 16 points and nine boards in just 20 minutes of play against La. Tech... Tallied 17 points against Hawaii... Totaled nine points, five boards and four assists at Nevada... Scored 15 points on 7-of-11 shooting at Fresno State... Earned Player of the Game honors with 14 points, 11 rebounds, three blocks, three steals and two assists in the win over Tulsa... Pulled down nine boards in the win at Navy... Scored 13 points in the win at No. 17 Purdue... Had 15 points, seven boards and three blocks against Appalachian State... Netted 13 points against No. 14 Wake Forest... Named WAC Player of the Week after leading SMU to wins over Texas Tech and Baylor... Recorded 18 points and eight boards to lead SMU to a win at Baylor... Just missed a double-double with 11 points and nine boards in SMU's win over Texas Tech... Had a game-high eight boards against UTPA despite being limited to only 20 minutes due to foul trouble... Won Player of the Game honors with 22 points and eight boards against EA Sports... Had 17 points and three rebounds in SMU's exhibition win over InterHoops.

2002-03 (Sophomore): Finished the year ranked seventh in the WAC in rebounding at 7.1 rpg... Also ranked third in the conference in blocks (1.50 bpg)... Already ranks fifth on SMU's career blocks list with 86 rejections in two seasons... Recorded 12 points, nine boards, three assists and two steals in SMU's WAC Tournament quarterfinal versus Boise State and 16 points and 11 boards in the semifinals versus Nevada... Scored SMU's first four buckets in the tourney win... Had four blocks, seven boards, three assists and nine points in the regular-season finale versus La. Tech... Netted 22 in the win over Rice... Notched a double-double with 23 points and 11 rebounds versus Tulsa... Scored 12 at Fresno St. and 13 at Nevada... Recorded a double-double with 12 points and 12 boards in SMU's win over Hawaii... Just missed a double-double with 14 points and nine boards versus San Jose... Had a team-high 14 points and three blocks versus UTEP... Netted 15 and added seven boards in SMU's overtime win at Tulsa... Scored 14 and blocked three shots in SMU's win at Rice... Came up big with 16 points, nine boards, three blocks and three assists in SMU's overtime win over Nevada... Notched a double-double with 15 points and 11 boards at San Jose... Had 15 points, five boards and three blocks at Hawaii... Recorded a double-double with 18 points and 10 boards in the win over San Diego... Pulled down a game-high 14 boards versus Baylor... Had 16 points on 7-of-11 shooting at Oral Roberts... Recorded 11 points, seven boards and four blocks against North Texas... Just missed a double-double in the overtime win over TCU with 11 points and nine boards... Also added four blocks versus the Frogs... Had 10 boards and eight points against Slovakia Select... Preseason All-WAC second-team pick by Lindy's.

2001-02 (Freshman): One of three freshmen tabbed by conference coaches to the All-Newcomer Team... Just missed his third double-double of the season with nine points and 10 boards in the home finale versus Fresno State... Had eight points, nine boards and three blocks in 16 minutes versus Hawaii... Went 6-of-6 from the floor for 14 points and had eight boards versus Tulsa... Had eight boards and three rejections in just 13 minutes versus Rice... Just missed his third double-double of the season with 18 points and nine boards at Hawaii... Notched his second double-double with 16 points and 12 boards at La. Tech while adding two blocks and a steal... Had 10 points, eight boards and four blocks versus UTEP... Just missed a double-double with a team-high 20 points and nine rebounds versus Oral Roberts... Had eight points and eight boards to go along with a pair of blocks at North Texas... Recorded his first career double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds versus LaSalle... Had a game-high nine boards at Baylor... Netted 11 and pulled down a team-high eight caroms versus Texas Tech... Scored 12 on 5-of-7 shooting with four rebounds and four blocks against Navy... Had eight points and eight rebounds against Savannah State.

High School: Considered one of the nation's top 100 prep players by many recruiting analysts... State of Colorado Player of the Year by Gatorade, USA Today, The Denver Post and Rocky Mountain News... Averaged 23.9 points and 13.5 rebounds as a senior... Team finished 22-3 and was the state 5A runner-up... Hit 68 percent from the floor and blocked 3.2 shots per game... Two-time first-team All-State performer and league Most Valuable Player... Averaged 18 points and 11 rebounds as his team went 21-3 in his junior season.

Personal: Full name is Patrick Dewayne Simpson... Nickname is "Supremo"... Father's name is William and mother's is Mary... Brother, Will, played fullback at Texas A&M and is SMU's ticket manager... Also has a sister, Trista... Anticipated major is science.

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