SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) –
Since Payton Shumpert was a little boy, all he wanted to do was play basketball. Payton, grew up watching his dad Preston Shumpert a former Syracuse standout play professionally.
On Friday, Payton verbally committed to continue his basketball career at Stony Brook University.
The former J-D standout is enrolled this year at Woodstock Academy, in Connecticut. As a senior last year playing for the Red Rams, Payton averaged nearly 21 points a game.