24 - Troy Payne
Troy Payne
Height: 6-6
Weight: 220
Year: Junior
Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.
High School: Dorsey
Previous College: Citrus College
Position: Forward

2009-10 Averaged 4.4 ppg, 5.8 rpg, 0.6 bpg, 1.6 spg, playing 24.5 mpg ... only player to start every game ... led the team in steals with 52 on the year ... second on the team with 5.8 rpg ... scored 15 points, grabbed 9 boards, had 5 assists, 4 steals and 1 block in his Santa Clara debut at CSU Bakersfield ... collected 15 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 blocks, and a steal vs. Menlo ... went a perfect 3-for-3 from the charity stripe and added 4 steals and 3 assists at San Diego State ... had 8 points and 8 boards against Northern Arizona and added 4 assists ... had 9 rebounds against Fresno State ... pulled down 5 rebounds, had 3 steals and was 2-for-2 from the line against UC Santa Barbara ... was 4-for-7 from the line and grabbed 7 rebounds vs. UNLV ... 8 rebounds, 5 assists and 4 steals vs. Dominican ... 7 rebounds in 22 minutes at Rice where he had his first game in 11 without a single assist ... 2 points, 2 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 steal in win over Pacific ... shot 60% from the field and was 3-for-3 from the free throw line vs. San Jose State ... gathered 7 rebounds and added 1 AST and 1 BLK vs. Wofford ... grabbed 9 boards in 25 minutes vs. New Hampshire ... scored 6 points vs. Harvard (2-for-3 from the field, 2-for-2 from the line) ... 3 points, 3 rebounds and 2 assists vs. San Diego ... shot 3-for-4 from the field and added a free throw for 7 points vs. Saint Mary's, also adding 2 assists ... grabbed 8 rebounds along with 2 steals, 1 assist and 1 block in 24 minutes vs. Pepperdine ... pulled in 7 rebounds and 3 steals, two points and two assists vs. LMU ... had 3 steals and 4 rebounds in 20 minutes vs. San Francisco ... tallied 8 points, 4 rebounds and 3 steals vs. Gonzaga ... set season-high in blocks (3), minutes (38) and tied season-high with 4 steals at Saint Mary's ... earned first career double-double vs. LMU with 12 points and 10 rebounds, also adding two assists, a steal and a block ... grabbed 8 rebounds vs. Pepperdine ... scored 10 points vs. San Francisco, including a perfect 4-for-4 from the line, along with 4 rebounds, 2 steals and 2 assists in 23 minutes.

JUNIOR COLLEGE A junior transfer from Citrus College, he averaged 10 ppg, 10.3 rpg, 2 apg, and 3.1 spg as a sophomore playing for Coach Rick Croy ... he was on the first-team all-state JUCO team and was named the conference MVP ... in 2007-08 he led his team to a conference championship and a state title and he followed up in 2008-09 with another conference championship and a Sweet 16 appearance ... His team won back-to-back conference titles for the first time in school history ... his sophomore year he was also named a 'Scholar Baller' after he posted a 3.0+ grade point average ... as a freshman he averaged 6.9 ppg and a team-high 6.6 rpg, shooting 53.6% from the floor ... in addition, he was second on the team with 53 steals and also earned All-WSC Honorable Mention Honors.

HIGH SCHOOL He graduated Dorsey High School and was coached by Kevin Gibson, lettering three years ... his senior year he averaged 16.7 ppg and 8.9 rpg ... also played one year of varsity tennis at Dorsey.

PERSONAL Parents are Jerome Payne and the late Sandra Benjamin ... has six siblings: Tyrell, Jay, Andre and Monique Payne; and Tavon and Richard Walker ... communication major.

CAREER STATISTICS

                                 Total         3-Point                    Rebounds
Year      GP-GS   Min/Avg    FG-FGA   Pct   FG-FGA   Pct   FT-FTA   Pct Off-Def  Tot  Avg  PF-FO Ast  TO Blk Stl  Pts/Avg
2009-10   32-32   784/24.5   52-135  .385    0-9    .000   38-69   .551  66-120  186  5.8  78-1   48  60  19  52  142/4.4
TOTAL     32-32   784/24.5   52-135  .385    0-9    .000   38-69   .551  66-120  186  5.8  78-1   48  60  19  52  142/4.4