KU freshman basketball player Brannen Green cited for failure to report accident

Brannen Greene, a freshman on the Kansas basketball team, is scheduled to appear in court on Aug. 7 after being cited for leaving the scene of an accident involving property damage and failure to report an accident.

According to a Lawrence Police accident report, a dark SUV struck a vehicle parked in a driveway around 3:15 a.m. July 13 in the 2000 Block of Ousdahl Road in Lawrence. The accident caused significant damage to the parked car’s trunk.

Greene, 18, was later found by police to be driving the SUV, which was identified as a 2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer, and was owned by another Lawrence man who was riding in the car. Officers reported that the SUV left tire tracks that continued through adjacent yards.

According to a follow-up accident report, Greene later contacted police and reported on July 17 that he had been driving the vehicle. Greene told police that he had been out at a Lawrence bar and consumed “one drink.”

Greene, a 6-foot-7 small forward, arrived at Kansas earlier this summer as one of six freshmen in a highly touted recruiting class. He was ranked as the No. 29 overall player in the country by Rivals.com.