October 27, 2014
Kansas head basketball coach Bill Self, and former coaches Larry Brown, Roy Williams and Ted Owens have a laugh while talking shop in preparation for the 60th Anniversary celebration of Allen Fieldhouse on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014.
Kansas basketball coach Bill Self said Monday that his predecessor, longtime KU coach Roy Williams, will be in attendance at Tuesday’s top-15 battle between No. 9 Kansas and No. 15 Iowa State. By Matt Tait
North Carolina basketball announced Thursday morning that longtime coach Roy Williams, who spent 15 seasons at Kansas prior to UNC, was retiring after 33 years as a college head coach. By Matt Tait
Still humming along with equal amounts of pride in his home state of Oklahoma and the basketball program at Kansas, former KU head coach Ted Owens turns 90 today. By Matt Tait
Although Kansas coach Bill Self revealed his choice several weeks ago, the pick became official on Thursday, when the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced the presenters for this year’s class. When the KU coach is inducted into the Hall of Fame on Sept. 8 in Springfield, Mass., Self will be presented by former Kansas coach Larry Brown.By Matt Tait
Monday night’s 60 years of Allen Fieldhouse celebration might have been about a building that began with a $2 million budget in 1955 and still stands strong today, but, for several former Kansas University players who once called the venue home, it was as much about the men who made memories inside of it as anything. By Matt Tait