Updated on 4/18/22. Written by Alan Lu.
Classification: Sixth-Year Senior
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
Good shooter, especially from deep
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Solid rebounder for his size
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Lacks an elite first step off the dribble
Can be too passive on offense
Only an average athlete
Old for a draft prospect, may have limited upside
Payton Willis is a skilled playmaker that can shoot and pass the basketball. Recently, he was invited to play at the Portsmouth Invitational. A strong showing there could help his draft stock significantly for the upcoming draft.
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