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Loyola Marymount transfer Evan Payne plans to visit LSU according ESPN's Jeff Borzello. Payne is a 6-1, 195-pound guard from Cuyahoga Falls, OH.

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Here is a little background of Payne who played the last two season at LMU, per

Payne burst onto the scene as a freshman last year. A WCC All-Freshman Team selection, Payne finished 7th in the conference in scoring at 15.5 points per game. That was 2nd best among freshmen behind only Jared Brownridge of Santa Clara. No other freshmen finished in the top 20 in scoring. After a slow regular season for the Lions, Payne was a big part of the Lions’ surprise performance in the WCC Tournament. After winning just two conference games during the regular season, they got the upset over Portland before falling to BYU as Payne averaged 17.5 points per game in Vegas.

With the departure of Anthony Ireland, Payne came into this season ready to assume the role of top option for new coach Mike Dunlap. And he rose to the occasion. He earned All-WCC honors after finishing 3rd in the conference in scoring. However, the Lions once again struggled to a last place finish as Payne got little support. He finished as the only double-digit scorer on the roster as LMU again was not a serious threat to win the WCC or advance to the postseason.
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Tom Bronco107 months
Another 6 foot shooting guard like Patterson doesn't seem to be that good a pickup unless we just can't recruit anyone else. Can he be a real point and penetrate and pass well? And we have two scholarship's left after the new three we have coming in. Shouldn't we be going after bigs who can provide immediate help? Surely we can recruit guards as good or better for 2017?
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SouthOfSouth107 months
He would have to take a transfer year. We will certainly need SG's after the 15-16 season so he would be a great pickup.
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bobby shmurda107 months
We need bigs
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Sterling Archer107 months
So when would he be eligible?
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