Former LSU basketball player Wayne Sims passes away
Published: Apr. 12, 2023 at 10:17 AM CDT|Updated: Apr. 12, 2023 at 12:33 PM CDT
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Former LSU basketball player Wayne Sims passed away on Wednesday, April 12, at the age of 54.
Sims played 117 games for Dale Brown’s Tigers from 1987-1991, starting 74, and helped Chris Jackson and Shaquille O’Neal lead teams to 80 wins, four NCAA Tournament appearances and the 1990-91 SEC Championship his senior year.
Forever In Our Hearts. pic.twitter.com/yzRJ29BmRi— LSU Basketball (@LSUBasketball) April 12, 2023
The native of DeRidder was also the father of LSU player Wayde Sims, who was killed in a 2018 shooting at the age of 20.
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