Simmons set for United States

Jasmine Simmons

Jasmine Simmons

JASMINE Simmons still can’t quite believe she will realise her American college dream in 2018.

The 18-year-old former Mildura Lady Heat basketballer, now based in Can­berra where she plays for the Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence in the SEABL, has verbally committed to join Oregon State University in the American college system’s Pacific-12 Conference from next year.

Simmons said she was “over the moon” at the turn of events that will take the former Gol Gol girl to one of the biggest conferences in American collegiate sports.

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