Ranking: NERR #10 in CT
Offers: Vermont, Rider, Holy Cross, Northeastern, Utah State, James Madison
- Big athletic forward who finishes with two hands at the rim and is an active rebounder and lane/post-defender. Shot-blocker who challenges shot attempts high above the rim. Payen also has a good motor and an improving skill-set and offensive repertoire. The kid also has the heart of a lion, never giving up on a play or letting up in a game. Best years as a player are ahead.