CHICAGO — Kansas freshman forward Billy Preston will sit out Tuesday night’s video game towards Kentucky after currently being involved in a car or truck accident and will go on to sit until eventually a review is full.
Jayhawks coach Invoice Self suspended Preston just minutes right before Friday’s season opener towards Tennessee State, after he figured out Preston broke curfew and also missed a class the early morning of the video game.
“On Saturday, Billy was involved in a single-automobile incident on-campus,” Self reported in a statement produced just right before Tuesday night’s video game. “There ended up no injuries but Billy’s car or truck sustained harm. Right after I figured out about the incident, I reported it to our administration. The administration established that we required a clearer financial photo certain to the automobile, we made a decision to maintain him out of tonight’s video game and will go on to do that until eventually the review is full.”
Preston was ranked No. 18 in the 2017 ESPN 100 and was envisioned to be a important contributor to a staff that is lacking in frontcourt depth.
“Billy was educated appropriate right before our pre-video game food,” Self reported. “Useless to say he was upset and crushed. He was really enthusiastic to make his KU debut. We hope to have the circumstance solved as shortly as attainable.”