When Ohio State fell behind in a big way early against Purdue, head coach Thad Matta juggled a few…
Simmons Still Adapting To New Role
When Ohio State takes the court Saturday afternoon against Indiana, junior point guard Jeremie Simmons will be breaking new ground. As a former junior college player who transferred into the program this past off-season, Simmons had plenty to adjust to this season. Not only is the native of Chicago adapting to the pace and style of Division-I basketball, but he has been adapting to playing a new position as well. A skilled shooter who was nicknamed "automatic offense" coming out of Mott Community College, Simmons has had to transition into being the primary ball-handler for the Buckeyes. As his performance has shown, that has not been an easy process. "It's a new system," Steve Schmidt, Simmons' coach at Mott, told BuckeyeSports.com. "It takes guys time to adjust to a new program when they've been in one for two years. I think he's doing a great job. I know fans wish he was putting up (Jamar) Butler- and (Mike) Conley-type of numbers, but different players...
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