Louisiana Ragin' Cajun junior point guard Elfrid Payton was recognized on the 2013 Lou Henson Preseason All-America team.

While Payton is prepping for the 2013-14 season, he had quite the Summer, winning a gold medal with U.S. FIBA U19 basketball team. Payton started for the club, propelling them to a World Championship.

Before winning gold, Payton was playing ball in China and the Far East as a member of Reach USA basketball, a sports ministry.
"Elfrid really opened some eyes over the summer around the basketball world and people finally understand what a truly sensational player that he is," Louisiana head coach Bob Marlin told ragincajuns.com. "He has learned a lot from his experiences this summer and I look forward to an outstanding year from him."

Louisiana opens up the season one month from today, hosting Louisiana College at the Cajundome on November 9th. Cajun every UL basketball game all season long on espn1420, and espn1420.com.