Casey Simmons is an explosive 2021 shooting guard who plays for Milton Academy in Milton, Massachusetts. He is a four-star prospect and ranked as number one player in Massachusetts by 247 sports. He is the number one target of UPenn; I talked to him about his interest in Penn and the rest of his recruitment for Philly Sports Network.
LJ: What teams have recruited you the hardest?
Casey: Northwestern, Yale, Harvard, Princeton
LJ: Do you have any virtual visits lined up?
Casey: I actually just had a virtual visit with Northwestern a couple of days ago.
LJ: What were your averages last season?
Casey: 22 ppg 6 rebs 2 assists
LJ: Your biggest game. What game did you show out the most? What were your stats?
Casey: Probably my game against Thayer I had 35 points off 5 threes.
LJ: You have interest from Penn. How interested are you in Penn? Do you want to visit?
Casey: I’ve actually visited before and was supposed to visit again during spring break. But it got cancelled.
LJ: Do you know anyone who plays for Penn?
Casey: Not personally but I’ve seen them play.
LJ: What was your last program visit? How did that go?
Casey: The Northwestern virtual, enjoyed it.
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