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    Jonathon Simmons

    Hometown:
    Houston, Texas

    High School:
    Smiley

    Last College:
    Midland JC

    Height / Weight:
    6-6 / 195

    Position:
    G

    Birthdate:
    09/14/1989

    Experience:
    1l

    Major:
    Sociology

    Jonathon Simmons

    03/07/2012

    Men's Basketball Falls in C-USA Championship First Round to UTEP

    Forwards Alandise Harris, TaShawn Thomas post double-doubles in 67-62 overtime loss

    03/06/2012

    Joseph Young, TaShawn Thomas Named to C-USA Men's Basketball All-Freshmen Team

    Cougar duo earns honors for play during first collegiate season

    03/05/2012

    Men's Basketball Opens C-USA Championship vs. UTEP

    Cougars tip-off for third time this season vs. Miners at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday in First Round action in Memphis, Tenn.

    03/03/2012

    Late Thibodeaux Free Throws Lifts Men's Basketball in Wild Finish at Rice

    Cougars take advantage of Rice technical foul for fourth win in last five games

    03/01/2012

    Men's Basketball Closes Regular Season at Rice

    Cougars look to continue winning ways at 7 p.m., Saturday, inside Tudor Fieldhouse on the Rice campus

    01/28/2012

    AP Photos: Houston vs. UTEP

    AP Photos: Houston vs. UTEP

    12/17/2011

    Houston 74, Oklahoma 79 - AP Photos

    Jonathon Simmons led the Cougars with 20 points.

    Bio (PDF) | 2011-12 Game-by-Game


    • RAMADA All-College Classic All-Tournament Team
    • C-USA Player of the Week (Feb. 20, 2012)

    REDSHIRT JUNIOR (2011-12)
    One of only six players to compete in all 30 games... Started all but one contest during his first collegiate season... Led the Cougars and ranked eighth in Conference USA with 14.7 points per game... Also finished ninth in the league with a 51.2 field goal percentage... Team leader in field goals (154), field goal attempts (301), free throws made (101), free throw percentage (71.6) and points (441)... Declared for the NBA Draft and signed with an agent following the season... Made his collegiate debut against Grambling State during the season opener... Posted 16 points on 6-of-8 shooting with seven rebounds and three assists vs. Arkansas in Little Rock... Finished with 12 points on 4-of-6 shooting with five rebounds and a pair of assists against TCU... Led all players with 22 points on 5-of-7 shooting, including 8-of-10 from the free throw line, with six rebounds against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi... Topped all players with 26 points on 8-of-11 shooting from the field and an 8-of-10 performance from the free throw line at Texas State... Also added nine rebounds against the Bobcats... Recorded his third straight 20-point game with 20 points against Oklahoma during the first game of the RAMADA All-College Classic... Named to the All-Tournament Team following that performance... Led the Cougars with 22 points on 8-of-13 shooting with three rebounds and three assists against UTSA... Totaled a game-high 25 points on 7-of-10 shooting with a 10-of-12 performance from the free throw line against Rogers State... Finished with 15 points, nine rebounds and three assists against Texas State... Drained a free throw with 0.7 seconds remaining in overtime to break a tie and lift the Cougars to the win against Tulsa in the Conference USA opener... Finished with 19 points, seven rebounds and three steals against the Golden Hurricane... Came off the bench to score 16 points on 7-of-12 shooting with five rebounds and three steals against Memphis... Posted 19 points with two 3-pointers and added seven rebounds and three assists against East Carolina... Led all players with 25 points and converted the and-1 with 34 seconds left in overtime to lead the Cougars to the win against UTEP... Tied for team-high honors with 17 points at UAB... Posted first career double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds against Rice... Led all players with 28 points and grabbed eight rebounds in a win against Southern Miss... Honored as the Conference USA Player of the Week following that performance... Led all players with eight rebounds against SMU... Topped all players with 23 points and grabbed eight rebounds with five assists against Tulane... Handed out eight assists with 12 points and two steals at Rice. C-USA Championship: Scored 10 points with three rebounds and a game-high five assists against Marshall during the First Round.

    Game Highs
    Points 28 vs. Southern Miss (2/18/12)
    FG 10 (3X) Most recently
    vs. Tulane (2/29/12)
    FGA 18 (2X) Most recently
    vs. Southern Miss (2/18/12)
    3FG 4 vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
    (12/3/11)
    3FGA 6 vs. Oklahoma (12/17/11)
    FT 11 vs. Tulsa (1/4/12)
    FTA 13 vs. Tulsa (1/4/12)
    Rebounds 10 vs. Rice (2/8/12)
    Assists 8 at Rice (3/3/12)
    Steals 3 (3X) Most recently
    vs. Memphis (1/14/12)
    Blocks 2 (2X) Most recently
    vs. SMU (2/25/12)
    Minutes 43 vs. UTEP (1/28/12)

    JUNIOR (2010-11)
    Did not compete while attending Midland Junior College.

    JUNIOR COLLEGE
    Sophomore (2009-10): Competed for head coach Ross Hodge at Midland Junior College... Named to the WACJAC All-Conference and Region 5 All-Conference teams... Averaged 13.3 points and 4.0 rebounds per game while shooting 55 percent from the field... Helped lead the Chaparrals to a 26-0 start and a berth in the Regional Finals... Ranked as No. 19 player in the country by JucoJunction.com... Named the Most Valuable Player of the Holiday Hoops Classic in Las Vegas. Freshman (2008-09): Competed at Paris Junior College.. Averaged 12.2 points and 3.0 rebounds per game while hitting 56 percent from the field... Nailed 45 percent of his shots from the 3-point arc... Member of the All-Conference Team... helped lead team to No. 6 national ranking, the Region 14 North championship and a berth in the Regional finals.

    SMILEY HIGH SCHOOL
    Played for head coach James Norman. Senior (2007-08): Honored as District 21-4A Co-Most Valuable Player. Junior (2006-07): Member of All-District 21-4A Second Team.

    PERSONAL
    Full name is Jonathon Calvin Simmons... Born Sept. 14, 1989, in Houston... Son of LaTonya Simmons... Majoring in sociology.

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