“L-Train’ Simmons ’86 led Southern High to the Philadelphia Public League Boys; Basketball Championship in 1986. For which he received the MVP award. Playing as a small forward at La Salle University, he won the Naismith College Player of the Year Award and the John R. Wooden Award in his senior year. Lionel scored the third highest all-time career points (3217) in the history of NCAA basketball. He scored in double figures in 115 consecutive games, an NCAA record. Lionel Led LaSalle to three consecutive NCAA tournament appearances and was the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Player of the Year for three years. He was a First Team ALL Big 5 selection four times and won the Robert V Gasey Trophy as Big 5 MVP three times. He has been inducted into the La Salle’s Athletic Hall of Fame, the Big 5 Hall of Fame, and the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame. According to Wilkipedia, ‘Simmons became the only player in NCAA history to score more than 3,000 points and pull down more than 1,100 rebounds.” He was a consensus first-team All-American in 1990.