The FBI-college basketball scandal has affected many programs across the country since it first broke in the fall of 2017.
Sean Miller may have coached his last game at Arizona, and Will Wade’s career might have ended just as soon as it began at LSU.
Another program being affected is the Kansas Jayhawks.
Kansas has suffered heavily on the recruiting trail from being mentioned in the FBI probe and Bill Self having strong ties with agent Andy Miller does not help either.
But according to Jerry Meyer of 247 Sports, Self may have, supposedly, been involved in something even more juicier; getting some cash to former five-star and Kansas player Billy Preston.
“Through the intel I’m gathering, one of the things they’re worried about with Kansas is the FBI thing. What’s going to happen? There’s a chance Bill Self is going to be subpoenaed and testifying,” Meyer said. “Who knows where this stuff could go? They even said in court that Self was involved with a money transaction with Billy Preston.”
Preston was withheld from playing in any games with the Jayhawks last season after a car accident that then raised questions about Preston’s eligibility.
There is no evidence that this has happened, and it’s all just hearsay at the moment.
The saving grace for the Jayhawks, however, is that Preston did not play last season, so their Final Four would be kept in-tact. But because Silvio De Sousa was part of the scandal and played in the NCAA Tournament, that banner already looks like it could come down.