Biography: Sims spent four seasons with the Wolverines, averaging 12.0 points and 5.5 rebounds while starting 92 of 132 career games and winning a slew of awards. Most notably, Sims shared the school's Bill Buntin most valuable player award in 2009 at the request of teammate Manny Harris. A junior that season, Sims was second on the team in scoring behind Harris with 15.4 points per game, and tied Harris for the team lead with 6.8 rebounds per contest. They helped the Wolverines finish 21-14 after going 10-22 the previous season, tying the school record for the largest single-season turnaround. As a senior, Sims led Michigan with career highs of 16.8 points and 7.6 rebounds per game, but the club finished 15-17 and lost in the conference tournament quarterfinals. Sims was at the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament in April, and scored 16 points with nine rebounds in his team's first game, a 90-56 loss that was out of reach quickly. Showing good touch on mid-range and outside jumpers, Sims averaged 18.0 points and 7.7 rebounds in Portsmouth. If he continues with solid efforts in pre-draft camps and workouts, Sims could sneak into the second round on draft night.
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