September 24, 2011
Current Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self, left, and former KU coach Larry Brown visit on the bench during the Legends of the Phog game Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011 at Allen Fieldhouse.
Although he would prefer for his team to be traveling there with him, Kansas basketball coach Bill Self will be in Arizona this weekend, when he will find out if he will be included in the Class of 2017 for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. During the next several days, in a series examining Self’s path to the Hall of Fame, the Journal-World will explore a few of Self's best qualities with some of the people who know him best.By Matt Tait
Larry Brown chuckled when informed he, Ted Owens, Bill Self and Roy Williams on Monday will represent 51 of the 60 seasons in Allen Fieldhouse lore.
Hall of Fame basketball coach Larry Brown has been in virtually all the great hoops arenas in his 74 years on the planet. Where does Allen Fieldhouse rank? "The best." By Gary Bedore