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LSU Basketball: Jay Bilas On Ben Simmons: "He's Ridiculous," Compares Him Favorably To Okafor, Towns, Wiggins

ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Bilas is the best in the business, and heading into the 2015-16 season, he is pretty enamored with the nation's top incoming freshman. Bilas watched LSU signee Ben Simmons at the Nike Basketball Academy, and has some serious praise for the talented wing.

">June 30, 2015

Perhaps even more impressive? He won't even compare some of the top players from last year's best teams to Simmons.

">@CdotJudge No, actually, there's not. That's just not so.

— Jay Bilas (@JayBilas)

@CdotJudge No, actually, there's not. That's just not so.

— Jay Bilas (@JayBilas) June 30, 2015

">June 30, 2015

">@CdotJudge Nope. Not like this kid. He's the real deal.

— Jay Bilas (@JayBilas)

@CdotJudge Nope. Not like this kid. He's the real deal.

— Jay Bilas (@JayBilas) June 30, 2015

">June 30, 2015

Yeah, Bilas is a big fan.

">@KennyTheJet33 Better.

— Jay Bilas (@JayBilas)

@KennyTheJet33 Better.

— Jay Bilas (@JayBilas) June 30, 2015

">June 30, 2015

">@cboswell33 A multi-millionaire, first overall selection in the NBA Draft.

— Jay Bilas (@JayBilas)

@cboswell33 A multi-millionaire, first overall selection in the NBA Draft.

— Jay Bilas (@JayBilas) June 30, 2015

">June 30, 2015

">@JrTerrance No, we don't. Not like this kid. He's special.

— Jay Bilas (@JayBilas)

@JrTerrance No, we don't. Not like this kid. He's special.

— Jay Bilas (@JayBilas) June 30, 2015

">June 30, 2015

">@DMJ32 Davis is a Hall of Fame big man. Simmons is different. A unique talent.

— Jay Bilas (@JayBilas)

@DMJ32 Davis is a Hall of Fame big man. Simmons is different. A unique talent.

— Jay Bilas (@JayBilas) June 30, 2015

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">June 30, 2015

We can't wait to see him play.