Kansas males’s basketball participant Jalen Wilson suspended for 4 video games

LAWRENCE — Kansas males’s basketball participant Jalen Wilson will miss Wednesday’s exhibition and the primary three video games of the Jayhawks’ common season, on account of a suspension introduced Tuesday by head coach Invoice Self.

The choice got here after the information over the weekend of Wilson’s arrest Sunday on suspicion of driving beneath the affect. In line with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Workplace, Wilson was arrested at 2:16 a.m. and launched on $250 bond about two hours later. Self mentioned Wilson may also serve “neighborhood hours” through the suspension and carry out neighborhood service.

“That’s what we have now determined, and definitely assume that’s honest and definitely hate to should do all of it however the resolution he made was clearly very poor,” Self mentioned. “He’s owned it. He’s acted like a person. And he’s decided to spin it right into a optimistic over time indirectly, form or type, and I do know he’ll work laborious to do this.”

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Kansas coach Bill Self has suspended Jalen Wilson for four games. Wilson is a redshirt sophomore forward for the Jayhawks this season.

Self added that the rationale he went with the size of suspension that he did, was that he felt it was acceptable. He thinks it’s laborious to have a “cookie-cutter” penalty for every little thing that would go on, and that every state of affairs is exclusive. This four-game suspension would enable Wilson, a redshirt sophomore who figures to play a key function this season for Kansas, to return for the ESPN Occasions Invitational occasion in Florida in late November.