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Booneville's Simmons named Class 3A's Mr. Basketball

Feb. 15—Booneville's Kedrick Simmons has been named Mr. Basketball for Class 3A, it was announced Thursday.

Simmons, a 6-foot-6 junior, is averaging 18 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals per game this season. His Blue Devils (24-2) are vying for a third straight state championship, and they have a second-round playoff game Saturday against East Webster.

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