BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Ben Simmons will be the No. 2 pick of the draft according to Sports Illustrated's NBA Mock Draft 2.0.
Simmons would keep the purple and gold colors, heading west to play for the Los Angeles Lakers.
As a freshman, Simmons averaged 19.2 points per game, 11.8 rebounds and 4.8 assists per contest for the Tigers.
The mock draft has Duke's Brandon Ingram headed to the Philadelphia 76ers with the No. 1 pick of the draft and the New Orleans Pelicans picking Jamal Murray of Kentucky with the No. 6 selection.
The NBA draft will be held on June 23 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.