OXFORD – Unhappy with his minutes, Dwight Coleby decided he was leaving Ole Miss two weeks ago.

On Sunday, he announced he'd be going to Kansas.

"I'm excited to be a part of something special," Coleby wrote on Twitter.

The 6-foot-9 center will have to sit out this season. He has two years of eligibility left.

Last season, the former Dandy Dozen selection saw action in all of Ole Miss' 34 contest, but started just three games.

Coleby averaged 16.5 minutes and 5.4 points per game, shooting nearly 53 percent from the field. He also averaged 4.8 rebounds a game.

Coleby was a fairly substantial loss for the Rebels, who lack front-court depth.

With the losses of big men Aaron Jones and M.J. Rhett from last year's NCAA Tournament team, Coleby figured to see a large increase in his minutes -- and most likely start.

The Jayhawks went 27-9 last year, ending the season ranked No. 10 in the Associated Press poll.

Kansas owns the 21st best recruiting class in 2015, according to 247Sports.com. It's made up of a pair of 6-foot-9, five-star power forwards in Cheick Diallo and Carlton Bragg.

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