24 Kyle Payne
- High School:
BALDWIN WALLACE INFORMATION:
SPORTS PLAYED AT BW (YEARS AND LETTERS WON): As a sophomore in 2011-12, Kyle played in his second season of basketball. He has earned two varsty letters.
GENERAL BASKETBALL INFORMATION: Kyle is off to a solid basketball career thus far. B-W has recorded a 25-26 record during his first two seasons as a Yellow Jacket. He has appeared in 50 games and has averaged 14.7 points per game and has grabbed 5.1 rebounds per game. Kyle has recorded a career total of 737 points, 13 blocks, 27 assists and 27 steals.
As a freshman in 2010-2011, Kyle played in his first season of basketball, earned his first varsity letter and established himself as one of the best players in the Ohio Athletic Conference. He started at forward, was named as the OAC's Freshman of the Year and an honorable mention All-OAC selection, was named as the OAC Men's Baketball Player of the Week on Nov. 29, 2010 for his efforts againt Hiram College and was tabbed as an All-Tournament team selection at the ECAC Holiday Classic in Orlando, Florida (B-W won the tournament). He started all 24 games, led the team in scoring with 15.3 points-per-game, shot 54.9 from the field by making 128-of-233 attempts, was second on the team in rebounding with 4.8 rpg. and had 17 assists, 16 steals and nine block shots. He had a career-high 25 points on two separate occassions. B-W finished 9-16 overall.
As a sophomore in 2011-12, Kyle is playing his second season of basketball and is again a starting forward and one of the top players in the OAC and NCAA Division III Great Lakes Region. He was named as the OAC Men's Basketball Player of the Week for his efforts in a win at Muskingum University on December 17, 2011 when he had 24 points and a career-high 11 rebounds. Kyle was named All-OAC second team for the 2011-12 season.
HIGH SCHOOL INFORMATION:
HIGH SCHOOL ATTENDED: Brunswick
NAME OF HIGH SCHOOL CONFERENCE: Northeast Ohio
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS PLAYED (YEARS & LETTERS EARNED): Kyle earned three varsity letters in basketball and baseball.
HIGH SCHOOL HONORS, (ALL-CONFERENCE, DISTRICT, ETC.): As a junior in basketball, Kyle earned All-Northeast Ohio Conference and All-Medina-County honors. As a senior, he earned All-NOC, All-Medina County, All-District and honorable mention All-Ohio accolades. As a senior, Kyle averaged 15.4 points, 8.6 rebounds and 2.0 blocked shots per game and was a 49-precent field goal shooter.