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Scores of tributes flood social media for former MSU star Adreian Payne

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Both the Michigan State and basketball community were rocked on Monday morning by news of former Spartan Adreian Payne's death.

Payne was shot and killed in Florida early Monday morning in Florida, which was confirmed by the Orange County Sheriff's Office.

After that tragic news began to go public, tributes to the former Michigan State star began to flood social media. We've compiled a number of those here:

Former/current Michigan State players:

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Former opponents:

ESPN College Gameday's Jay Bilas:

Detroit Free Press reporter Tony Garcia: