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Bill Self comments on point guard / bigs

Yesterday, Bill Self spoke with the media about the point guard position. In addition, he gave some insight into how he might play small and how he’ll use his bigs. This is what he said: “Really, we’re probably the deepest we’ve been at point guard. Last year, I kind of screwed it up and didn’t play Frank there as much as I should have. I probably didn’t put enough on...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas basketball players take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The Kansas basketball players are back on campus, as Bill Self said earlier this week in his ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. They accepted Bill Self’s challenge and nominated the rest of the Big 12 to take it. .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; height: auto; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, ...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas to hold Allen Fieldhouse 60th anniversary celebration

Image via KU Athletics On Tuesday night, Kansas announced that they would celebrate 60 years of Jayhawk Basketball in Allen Fieldhouse. To help pay respect to one of college basketball’s greatest venues, former Jayhawk head coaches Ted Owens, Larry Brown and Roy Williams will be in attendance. Of course, Bill Self will also be there. The event, which will occur on October 27th...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrew Wiggins Told Bill Self He Wanted to be Traded

Andrew Wiggins has seen his name dart around NBA trade circles since LeBron announced his return to Cleveland and barring a shocking twist, the No. 1 pick will finally be in Minneapolis by the end of the month in the Kevin Love deal. As the former Kansas star sat in limbo for weeks, it appears he was hoping to be traded, something he shared with his former coach Bill Self. Wiggins...
Via Next Impulse Sports
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Self Canceled Today’s Kansas Basketball Workout So He And His Players Could Watch USA-Belgium

The majority of America will likely pause whatever they’re doing from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. E.T. today. The United State’s men’s national soccer team is in the knockout stage of the World Cup and it takes on Belgium this afternoon in Brazil.  Bars and homes across the country will be packed with working professionals and students who’ve put their responsibilities on hold to watch...
Via College Spun
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas Basketball: Who will the be point guard this season?

The sheer thought of a “starting point guard” is a bit of a sore subject for the Kansas Jayhawks right now. Their current starter, junior Naadir Tharpe, recently announced that he would be leaving the Jayhawks to return home to Massachusetts to be closer to his sick infant daughter. This announcement isn’t exactly following a smooth season: Tharpe only averaged 8.5 points and...
Via isportsweb.com
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Opinion: Mizzou hire makes Bill Self look even better

The recent hire of Kim Anderson by the University of Missouri has proven once again that KU fans are extremely fortunate to have Bill Self as the head of their program. This isn’t a Mizzou-bashing piece at all, by the way. I think Kim Anderson is actually going to do a better job as Mizzou head coach than Frank Haith ever did. But is that really difficult? Haith led Missouri to...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Basketball Recruiting: The race for Devonte Graham

Devonte Graham finally received what he had been wanting for over a year when new Appalachian State head coach Jim Fox released him from his letter of intent he had signed with the school the fall of his senior year in 2012 when he played at Broughton High School in Raleigh. Graham had an ongoing battle with former coach Jeff Capel, who refused to release Graham after an impressive...
Via isportsweb.com
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

KU's Self doesn't want to tone down the Wiggins hype

KANSAS CITY, Mo. Kansas basketball coach Bill Self said he is handling the out-of-control Andrew Wiggins hype just fine. "The (other) guys are, too," Self said. "Wiggins has brought a lot of excitement to our program but like I told him, he hasn't done anything yet. He hasn't made a basket. "We have a talented bunch and he kind of spearheads that class...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
July 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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