March 28, 2017
Kansas basketball coach Bill Self is a Hall of Famer in daughter Lauren's eyes for more than his 600-plus victories and crowded trophy case. His ability to mentor young people while also achieving success on the court at the highest level has impressed her the most.
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