VCU lands Miami center

6-foot-9 center Antravious Simmons (Miami, Fla./South Miami) verbally committed to Virginia Commonwealth over the weekend.

Simmons chose the Rams over Alabama, Georgia, Kansas State and Murray State, among others. He is the third recruit for VCU in 2013, joining shooting guard Jairus Lyles (Hyattsville, Md./DeMatha Catholic) and point guard JeQuan Lewis (Dickson, Tenn./Dickson County).