March 28, 2017
The Self family, from left to right, Cindy, Tyler, Bill and Lauren, pose for a photo back in the Oral Roberts days, when Bill Self's stellar head coaching career first began in 1993.
When Kansas basketball coach Bill Self is officially inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass., on Friday night, he will be joining a group of some of the biggest names and best coaches to ever blow a whistle or scribble X’s and O’s onto a clipboard. By Matt Tait
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