Gary Payton II, who began his college career at Salt Lake CC, recorded the second triple double in Oregon State men's basketball history. The only other triple double that was recored at Oregon St was by GP2's dad, Gary Payton.
Payton II finished with 10 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists in a win over Grambling. His pops finished with 20 points, 14 assists and 10 rebounds on November 29, 1988 against Portland.
Gary Payton II is having a very good year so far for the Beavers. He is leading the team in scoring (13ppg) and rebounding (9.4ppg). Payton was an excellent rebounder at the JC level and has continued to pound the glass from the perimeter at Oregon State.