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#10 Ryann Payne Season 2024-25

Los Angeles, Calif.
High School
Sierra Canyon HS
Previous School

Has one season of eligibility remaining due to COVID-19.

Senior Season (2021-22)
Played an important role for the Tigers coming off the bench, scoring 5.6 points per game in 30 games played… Earned her first career start in the season opener against Nicholls and started in nine total games throughout the year… Scored in double-figures in four games during the season… Hit a key three in the second half against No. 14 Iowa State on Dec. 2 to help LSU secure its first win over a ranked opponent… Had a season-high 13 points in the SEC Tournament during LSU’s loss to Kentucky.


Played in five games as a transfer and earned 34 points with an average 6.8 per game… Recorded a total of 78 minutes on the court, 12 rebounds, six assists, one steal and over 80% on the line… Had a season high performance of 17 points against Mississippi State on March 4.


SOPHOMORE SEASON (2019-20; TCU) – Season cut short due to coronavirus

Played in 26 games and averaged 8.2 minutes and 2.9 points per game… Season-high 11 points against Oklahoma on March 4.



Saw action in 32 games, the most by any true freshman… Averaged 2.1 points and 1.0 rebounds in 7.9 minutes per game… Made her collegiate debut in the season opener against Duquesne (Nov. 6), scoring three points in seven minutes on the court… Posted her first career double-figure scoring effort with 12 points against Montana State (Dec. 8) … Played a career-high 21 minutes at Iowa State (Jan. 9), scoring four points.


HIGH SCHOOL (2014-18)

Rated a four-star prospect by Prospects Nation… Part of Prospect Nation’s Elite 150, ranked No. 30 at her position nationally, No. 112 overall in the nation and No. 12 in California… Led Sierra Canyon High School to the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Division I quarterfinals, as well as the CIF-Southern Section (SS) Open Division quarterfinals, as a junior and senior… Led team to CIF-SS Open Division semifinals and CIF Open Division playoffs as a sophomore… Named to CIF-SS All-Open Division team as a senior… All-Los Angeles Times Team as a senior… Los Angeles Daily News All-Area First Team as a junior and senior… MVP of the Battle of the Valley Senior All-Star Game after scoring 34 points with nine rebounds and eight steals… Four-year letter winner in basketball, scored 1,500th career point during senior year… 3rd in all-time points scored, 2nd in all-time career steals and 1st in all-time career assists at Sierra Canyon… Averaged 15.1 points, 6.1 rebounds and 4.6 assists per game as a senior… Averaged 15.1 points, 4.1 assists and 2.7 steals per game as a junior… Female Winner of the Sierra Canyon Founders Award.


Daughter of Ryan and Tameka Payne… Has two brothers, Tray and Evan… Born on May 30, 2000…
Full name is Ryann Samara Payne.

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