WATCH: UK basketball player passes out, gets arrested

Posted at 3:43 PM, Jun 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-16 09:04:18-04

UNION, Ky. -- Police released footage Wednesday showing University of Kentucky basketball forward Derek Willis in moments leading up to his public intoxication arrest on Saturday night.

Police said Willis was found passed out drunk in the street next to the open driver's side door in Union, Ky., on Saturday night.

The Boone County Sheriff's Department says Willis stated he had "a lot" to drink when he was arrested for public intoxication.

Willis was arrested for a first and second offense and was later released after paying a $50 bond. A Kentucky athletics spokeswoman said the school is aware of the situation and is gathering information. She declined to comment.

Watch the video provided by the Boone County Sheriff's Department above.