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Silvio De Sousa Sends Cryptic Tweet About Future

Kansas center Silvio De Sousa at the Final Four.

SAN ANTONIO, TX - MARCH 31: Silvio De Sousa #22 of the Kansas Jayhawks reacts after being defeated by the Villanova Wildcats during the 2018 NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at the Alamodome on March 31, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. Villanova defeated Kansas 95-79. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Kansas center Silvio De Sousa has, in all likelihood, played his final game for the Jayhawks. After becoming eligible mid-season last year, he played in 20 contests, but sat out this entire year waiting for an NCAA decision.

That came in recently, and it wasn't a positive one for his future. Because De Sousa's guardian took a $2,500 payment from an adidas runner, and was allegedly promised an additional $20,000 payment, the player has been suspended for two years.

Given the length of the suspension, it seems likely that De Sousa will try to go another route, instead of college.

The decision has drawn significant ire for the NCAA.

The normal suspension for a $2,500 payment is 30-percent of a season. There is no hard evidence that De Sousa was aware of the payments himself.

Silvio De Sousa has been relatively active on Twitter since the decision, and had an interesting post on Monday night.

It certainly sounds like he's hinting at the next step in his basketball career. However, because of the NCAA decision, it is very uncertain what it means.

Whatever that "process" he is referring to is, Kansas likely doesn't have any chance of getting him back, barring a very unexpected appeal decision.

It is just one thing in a stretch of very bad news for Kansas this year, that puts the Jayhawks' unprecedented run of Big 12 dominance in question.

The team has also lost center Udoka Azubuike for the season, and star guard Lagerald Vick recently took a leave of absence.