2011-12 (JUNIOR): Named 2012 Summit League Honorable Mention, and to the 2012 Summit League All-Newcomer team...Appeared in all 33 games, and started 32 of them...Finished first on the team with 161 total field goals, field goal percentgage (.610), rebounds (301, 9.1 per game), blocks (46)...Finished the season with a Summit League best nine double-doubles...Led the Summit League with 13 10-plus rebound games...Had 23 games with 10-plus points per game...Scored a career-high 25 points at North Dakota State (2/25/12)...Grabbed a career-best 15 rebounds twice, versus Greenville College (11/22/11) and versus North Dakota State (12/1/11).
PRIOR TO WESTERN: Spent two seasons at Iowa Central Community College...Averaged 17
points and 12 rebounds during the 2010-11...Named First Team JUCO Division II All-America after his 2010-11 season...Tabbed Region XI 'Player
of the Year' and earned First Team All-Region honors both seasons at Iowa Central...Finished his sophomore season shooting 61 percent from the floor...Racked up 100 blocks, 41
assists and 32 steals during the 2010-11 season...Registered 19 double-doubles during his sophomore
year...Ranked sixth nationally in rebounds and eighth in blocked shots
leading ICCC to a 23-11 record and regional title game appearance...Averaged a conference-best 10.9
rebounds per game and blocked 81 shots as a freshman.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Beloit Memorial in 2009...Played under head coach Jay Bryant...Averaged 13 points and 12 rebounds per game...Helped lead his team to a section championship and state appearance as a senior.
PERSONAL: Son of Leroy and Tonya Payton...Lists his parents as the most
influential people in his life...Favorite sports team is the Baltimore Ravens...Favorite musical artists are Lil Wayne and Gucci Mane...Has one son named Terell Jr...Favorite athletes are Amare Stoudemire and Lebron James.
MAJOR: Law Enforcement and Justice Administration.