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Report: LSU assistant who landed Ben Simmons, leaving for TCU

David Patrick is Ben Simmons godfather. (Photo by Brett Duke, Nola.com | The Times-Picayune) David Patrick is Ben Simmons godfather. (Photo by Brett Duke, Nola.com | The Times-Picayune)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WVUE) -

LSU assistant basketball coach David Patrick, who recruited Ben Simmons to the Tigers, is leaving the program to take an assistant job at TCU according to an ESPN report.

Patrick is Simmons' godfather, and was the main reason the phenom attended LSU.

Simmons declared for the NBA Draft after finishing his freshman season with the Tigers.

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