Jennings goes pro, signs with Pallacanestro Virtus Roma

Updated: July 17, 2008, 8:40 AM ET
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

Former Arizona recruit Brandon Jennings on Wednesday signed with an Italian professional league team, completing his plan to pass up college and play professionally in Europe to prepare himself for the 2009 NBA draft.

Jennings signed with Pallacanestro Virtus Roma of the Italian pro league.

"I'm so excited,'' Jennings said by phone from Las Vegas, where he had been training the past week. "I can't believe that it happened so fast. I remember Sonny [Vaccaro, the former ...

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