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WILMINGTON,NC (UNCW sports release) — Freshman guard K.K. Simmons has been suspended indefinitely for conduct detrimental to the team, second-year UNCW men’s basketball head coach Buzz Peterson announced Friday.

Simmons, a newcomer from Marietta, GA, has played in 22 games this season and made 12 starts, averaging 7.6 points and 1.7 rebounds. He scored four points in his last appearance vs. Georgia State on Wednesday.

The Seahawks return to the hardwood Saturday with a 7 p.m. contest against visiting William & Mary at Trask Coliseum.

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3 Comments on "Seahawks suspend K.K. Simmons indefinitely"

class of 79
2015 years 10 months ago

As the men’s season slips away, get out and watch the Hawk women play. They are nore aggressive, more focused, more mature, more unified, and best of all, twice as entertaining. True story!

2015 years 10 months ago

They did you a favor son. Now go play for a winner. We like losing it’s what we do best. Try somewhere that has homecoming on a football field. Go hawks…….

Peyton Garrett
2015 years 10 months ago

It has been a tough stretch for the Hawks. Losing like they have lately often leads to some dissension and finger pointing on a team. With a team with so many Freshmen this can be compounded. Large egos within the ranks often lead to bruised egos, especially when one finds out that playing against This type of competition is a lot harder than it was in high school. But, I hope the Simmons Kid works through it, listens and restores himself the confidence of His teammates and coaches.


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