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Kansas F Billy Preston Signs With Bosnian Professional Team

LAWRENCE, KS - FEBRUARY 07:  A cheerleader cheers behind balls displaying the Kansas logo prior to the start of the game between the Oklahoma State Cowboys and the Kansas Jayhawks on February 7, 2009 at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kansas.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

LAWRENCE, KS - FEBRUARY 07: A cheerleader cheers behind balls displaying the Kansas logo prior to the start of the game between the Oklahoma State Cowboys and the Kansas Jayhawks on February 7, 2009 at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kansas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Former five-star recruit Billy Preston has found a new home.

Kansas forward Billy Preston is no longer with the program. That's according to a release from a Bosnian professional basketball team.

Saturday morning brought with it the news that Preston has signed with BC Igokea. Preston had yet to make his collegiate debut, despite being healthy, and now it looks like he's had enough.

Preston is a former 5-star recruit who signed with Kansas over Arizona, Indiana, and Syracuse, among others. In early November, Preston was reportedly involved in a single-vehicle accident.

The accident led to the school saying it “needed a clearer financial picture specific to the vehicle." Not long after, Preston's mother alluded to the fact that her son was being investigated by the NCAA.

She sent a message to Kansas fans on Twitter. In the message she revealed an NCAA investigation: "Be a fan, be supportive, be empathetic or just be quiet until the NCAA does what they have to do."

Preston did not play in a game for Kansas. And now he's headed across the pond before he most likely declares for the draft.

BC Igokea announced Preston's signing with the following release.

"We are thrilled to welcome Billy Preston to our Club. We watched him when he was in High School at OakHill Academy and in the McDonalds All Star game. We are honored to have such a tremendous talent in our organization. We were watching his situation closely and reached out to his family to show interest and ultimately reached an Agreement with the family Attorney in California on a contract for the rest of the season.

We know Billy is an NBA prospect so we will do our best to continue his development to help him excel for our club and fulfill his goal which is to be an NBA star in the near future.

BC Igokea will find his place in NBA draft 2018!"

Preston gets the chance to play basketball before making a run at the NBA.

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