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Jasmine Payne

  • position Guard
  • height 6-1
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Bay Springs, Miss.
  • High school Stringer
  • position Guard
  • height 6-1
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Bay Springs, Miss.
  • High school Stringer

Jasmine Payne Bio

Career Highs
Pts 11 vs. UNC Wilmington, 12/1/07
FG 3, 3x, last, vs. Jackson St., 12/7/07
FGA 10 vs. Illinois, 11/23/07
FG % 1.000 (2-2) vs. Penn State, 11/20/07
FT 5 vs. UNC Wilmington, 12/1/07
FTA 6 vs. UNC Wilmington, 12/1/07
FT % 1.000 (2-2), 4x, last, vs. Savannah St, 1/6/08
Reb 6 vs. Mississippi, 2/10/08
Off Reb 4 vs. Mississippi, 2/10/08
Def Reb 3, 4x, last, at Kentucky, 3/2/08
Blk 2 vs. Charleston Sthrn., 12/4/07
Stl 3 vs. Illinois, 11/23/07
Min 22 vs. Charleston Sthrn., 12/4/07

Freshman Year (2007-08)
Played in 25 games, including three starts, and averages 2.6 points and 2.1 rebounds … grabbed three rebounds in just six minutes in the first-round WNIT game against North Carolina A&T … tied her season high with six rebounds and scored all six of her points in the final 3:33 of the first half against Mississippi to send the Gamecocks into the locker room tied … made her third-straight start at No. 8 LSU, grabbing three rebounds … added four points and a pair of offensive rebounds as a starter against Florida … drew her first career start against Kentucky and snagged a season-best six rebounds … netted six points in just eight minutes against Savannah State … scored six points and grabbed four rebounds in just 13 minutes against Jackson State … played a season-high 22 minutes, adding four points, three rebounds and two blocked shots against Charleston Southern … poured in a season-high 11 points, including 5-of-6 free throws, and grabbed four rebounds in 19 minutes against UNC Wilmington … scored eight points, grabbed five rebounds and swiped three steals in 16 minutes off the bench against Illinois … netted her first career points with a pair of field goals in just three minutes against Penn State … made her collegiate debut against Saint Francis (Pa.) and picked up a steal.

High School
Attended Stringer HS in Stringer, Miss., where she was coached by Mary Smith … first-team all-state selection who represented her state in the Mississippi vs. Alabama All-Star Game following her senior year … averaged 29 points, 14 rebounds, five assists, three steals and five blocked shots per game as a senior … named to the Clarion-Ledger[apos]s Dandy Dozen following her senior year … district MVP as a senior … 2006 State Offensive Player of the Year and first-team All-State honoree by the Clarion-Ledger … Most Valuable Player of the State Tournament after leading the Red Devils to a 34-2 overall record and the 2006 1A Mississippi State Championship … averaged 24 points, 14 rebounds, four blocked shots and three steals per game as a junior … 2006 Sun Belt Player of the Year … three-time all-district honoree was selected to the all-south state squad … ranked as the No. 2 player in the junior class at the adidas All-America Camp … originally enrolled at Bay Springs HS to start her high school career, leading the Bulldogs to the 2003 State Title before transferring to Stringer … tabbed as the Gatorade High School Rookie of the Year during her freshman year … chose South Carolina over scholarship offers from Louisiana Tech, Alabama and Mississippi State.

Career Stats
Year GP GS Min Avg FG FGA Pct 3FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg PF FO A TO Blk Stl Pts Avg
2007-08 25 3 242 9.7 23 78 .295 0 0 .000 19 25 .760 17 35 52 2.1 28 1 5 21 5 11 65 2.6