MURRAY, KY (KFVS) - Murray State basketball player Cameron Payne was drafted 14th overall by the Oklahoma City Thunder in the NBA Draft Thursday evening.
Payne recorded one of the best two seasons in school history.
In the 2014-15 season, he was the leading scorer in the Ohio Valley Conference at 20.2 points per game and 13th in NCAA D-I.
His 6.0 assists per game ranked 13th.
He scored 707 points to become the second player at Murray State to reach 700.
Payne's 209 assists made him the second to reach 200.
At season's end, Payne received recognition as an Associated Press Honorable Mention All-America and was the Lute Olson National Player of the Year.
He was the Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year as a sophomore after being named OVC Freshman of the Year.