Payton Willis 1
Payton  Willis

Fayetteville, Ark.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 182




Vanderbilt Postgame Notes

Vanderbilt 81, Mississippi State 80


Vanderbilt tops Mississippi State, 81-80

Riley LaChance's 3-pointer lifts Dores to victory


Vanderbilt Postgame Notes

Vanderbilt 81, Georgia 66


Vanderbilt Postgame Notes

No. 20/21 Kentucky 74, Vanderbilt 67


MBB takes down Hogs in Fayetteville, 72-59

Senior Nolan Cressler led five players in double figures with 13 points.


Vanderbilt @ Georgia (USATSI)

Vanderbilt @ Georgia


Green's Photos

Images from the Vanderbilt-Missouri game on Tuesday, Feb. 27 in Memorial Gym. (Photos by Steve Green)


Vanderbilt vs. Missouri (USATSI)

Vanderbilt vs. Missouri (USATSI) Men's Basketball


Vanderbilt @ LSU (USATSI)

Vanderbilt vs. LSU


Russell's Photos

Images from Vanderbilt's conference game against Mississippi State in Memorial Gym on on Feb. 14, 2018. (Photos by John Russell)

Played in all 35 games and started 12 in his freshman season...Signed with the Commodores in the fall of 2015.

2016-17 (Freshman):
Played in all 35 games and started 12...Averaged 17.5 minutes per game...Averaged 5.2 points, 1.9 assists, and 1.8 rebounds per game...Scored a career-high 17 points againt Butler in Las Vegas...Tallied double digits in four other games in his freshman season...Made first career start vs. Santa Clara and dished out career-high eight assists vs. Broncos...Tallied eight points in homecoming win at Arkansas... Also scored eight points at Kentucky and eight points in win over Florida at SEC Tournament...Grabbed a a career-high five rebounds in three games (vs. Auburn, at Alabama, and vs. Florida in SEC Tournament). 

High School:
Attended Fayetteville High School in Fayetteville, Arkansas, averaged 15.9 points, 3.6 rebounds, 3.5 assists, and 1.5 steals per game while also shooting 44.7% from three in his junior season and was honored as an all-conference and all-state selection as a sophomore and junior...Willis was ranked as the second-ranked player in the state of Arkansas, the 22nd-best point guard in the country by, and ranked as the 119th-best player in the nation by

Payton Willis...January 31, 1998...Son of Curtis Willis and Christy Duggar...Has three sisters, Elyse (9), Sierra (6), Soletta (5)...Chose the Commodores over Dayton and Minnesota...Advice to young people: "Be yourself".

Career Highs
17, vs. Butler (11/24/16)
FG Made: 5, vs. Butler (11/24/16)
FG Atts: 8, 2x, last at Alabama (1/7/16)
3FG Made: 3, 2x, last at LSU (12/29/16)
3FG Atts: 6, at LSU (12/29/16)
FT Made: 5, vs. Butler (11/24/16)
FT Atts: 6, 3x, last at Arkansas (2/7/17)
Rebounds: 5, 3x, last vs. Florida (3/10/17)
Assists: 8, vs. Santa Clara (11/25/16)
Turnovers: 5, vs. Minnesota (12/3/16)
Blocks: 1, 4x, last vs. Florida (3/4/17)
Steals: 2, at LSU (12/29/16)
Minutes: 32, 2x, last vs. Auburn (1/4/17)

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