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Adam Payton

6-3, 180, Freshman, Guard

Hometown - Burlington, N.J.

High School - The Lawrenceville School

The Lawrenceville School
As a senior, averaged 22 points, 7 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 2.5 three pointers per game, while shooting 75 percent from the freethrow line...In just three years at The Lawrenceville School, scored 1,390 points to become the school’s all-time leading scorer... Led his team to an 18-8 record and the Class A Prep state championship as a junior and led the team to the state semifinals as a senior...Three times was tabbed First-Team All-Prep by the Newark Star-Ledger and was named the Star-Ledger’s Prep Player of the Year this past season. The Trenton Times named Payton All-Prep Player of the Year, All-Prep First Team and All- Area First Team as a senior...Team captain as a senior...He played his freshman year at Burlington Township.

Coach Stallings on Payton
“Adam is an exceptional athlete and a well-rounded person. He is coming from The Lawrenceville School, which is a prep school with great academic standards. So, we think he is well prepared academically, emotionally and athletically to join our team. Our hope is that he can contribute immediately and help solidify our perimeter positions.”

Worth Knowing
Full name is Adam Korren Payton...Nickname is AP...Has one brother, Alton, age 23, and two sisters, Alisha, age 28, and Angela, age 20...Major is undecided...His uncle, Ron Payton, played basketball at Syracuse from 1979-82.

 

 

 


 









 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
                   
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