Preston was a three-year letterwinner in basketball for coach Russ Uhing at Lincoln High School. He was an all-conference and all-state pick in 2004 after helping the Links to a 2003 state basketball championship. He was also a defensive end and tight end on the football team.
Preston is the son of Danny and Shandi Petersen of Lincoln. He has one younger brother, Kellen. Both of his parents are graduates of the University of Nebraska.
His hobbies include music, movies and sleeping and his favorite food is Italian.
WHY I CHOSE CSU
"The weather is great, it's beautiful and the team showed me love."
LAYER ON PETERSEN
"Preston is a great team player. He's coming off ACL surgery and will have a slow start but could be a contributor with his great work ethic."
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Preview: CSU opens two-game homestand hosting...
The Rams took the first game of this year's series in Logan and will try for the sweep on ROOT...
Recap: CSU leads wire-to-wire in 69-49 victory ...
Rams pick up first win at UNLV since 2011 and third-straight Mountain West road victory
Preview: CSU returns to the road in the Silver ...
Rams and Runnin' Rebels to battle on Saturday at 4 pm MT on CBS Sports Network
Recap: Rams unable to overcome slow start in 79...
CSU battles back from 19 down to cut it to one in the final minutes but can't get the lead.
Preview: CSU returns home to host Boise State, ...
Currently tied for second in the Mountain West, the Rams and Broncos will tip at 7 pm on ESPN3.
Clavell Named Mountain West Men's Basketball...
The senior guard averaged 30.5 points, 10.0 rebounds and 2.0 steals in a pair of CSU wins last week
Recap: Clavell's layup with 3.8 seconds left...
Seniors Gian Clavell and Emmanuel Omogbo each had career highs in points as the Rams pick up...
Preview: CSU heads back to California to take...
Tip off is scheduled for 4 pm MT as the Rams and Aztecs will do battle on CBS Sports Network