March 2, 2011
Kansas head coach Bill Self smiles as he listens to forward Mario Little's senior speech following the Jayhawks' 64-51 win over Texas A&M on Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at Allen Fieldhouse.
Bill Self says he wants MU to remain a member of the Big 12. If the Tigers leave, however, it could mean the end of regular season basketball games between the rivals.
Bill Self gave a simple, direct, forceful answer when asked if the uncertainty surrounding conference realignment is something that might someday drive him out of college athletics. “No. No ... because everybody adjusts,” Self, Kansas University’s ninth-year basketball coach, said Wednesday in an interview with the Journal-World.
Already known for its place at the top of the school’s athletic mountain, the Kansas University men’s basketball program continues to carry the torch for the academic side of the university’s athletics department, as well. Tuesday morning, the NCAA and KU released the results of the most recent Academic Progress Rate numbers and they revealed that head coach Bill Self’s squad was one of six programs at KU that delivered a perfect APR score of 1,000 during the 2009-10 school year.
Kansas men’s basketball coach Bill Self and former KU coach Roy Williams will play in a celebrity skins game Sunday at the grand opening of the newly constructed Firekeeper Golf Course in Mayetta, Kansas.Kansas men’s basketball coach Bill Self and former KU coach Roy Williams will play in a celebrity skins game Sunday at the opening of the Firekeeper Golf Course in Mayetta, Kansas.
Kansas University’s Bill Self, who was named the Associated Press Big 12 Coach of the Year on Monday — a day after the league coaches accorded him the same honor — insists he has his faults.