We already have one coach’s son on the team, and it looks like another is entirely possible for 2018.
Kenny Payne’s son, Zan Payne, is currently turning heads for Lexington Catholic, and he’ll be exploring his options for college this offseason.
According to Josh Moore of the Lexington-Herald, Zan could possibly walk on at Kentucky.
The son of UK assistant coach Kenny Payne doesn’t have any Division I offers at the moment. He’s going to play out the season then consider his options, which include prep school or possibly walking on for the hometown Wildcats.
“He’s gonna leave here being a 1,000-point scorer and is probably one of the best rebounders we’ve ever had in school history,” Coach Brandon Salsman said of the 6-foot-5 forward.
Brad Calipari likely kept Coach Cal here for another four years, and it’s likely this move would make a similar impact on Payne staying in Lexington for the next several years.
Here are the highlights from his junior year:
What do you guys think?