BILL SELF RUMORS & GOSSIP

Video: Taking Kansas To Play Duke At Cameron Indoor Stadium Is On Bill Self’s ‘Bucket List’

Bill Self has accomplished a lot during his coaching career, but he’s never had the chance to bring his team to Cameron Indoor Stadium. During an interview with Kansas broadcast student Lauren Davidson, taking the Jayhawks to play the Blue Devils at the fabled arena is a part of his bucket list, and the one thing he really wants to do as a coach. Of course, a trip to Kansas would...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Self compares star recruit Josh Jackson to Andrew Wiggins

Despite losing the seemingly ageless (or is it "aging") Perry Ellis to graduation, as well as Wayne Selden, Brannen Greene and Cheick Diallo (likely) to the NBA Draft, the Kansas Jayhawks are still amongst the favorites in Vegas to win the National Championship next season.Part of that is due to returnees like Frank Mason and Devontae Graham, but quite a bit of it is thanks to incoming...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas' Selden Jr. declares for NBA Draft, bids farewell to KU

If you were to ask any basketball player to come out of the University of Kansas what their experience was like, they’d probably say there is nothing like it. Whether it’s the fans, the historic Allen Fieldhouse, or playing for Bill Self, Kansas basketball is as iconic as it gets in the college sports world. The most recent Jayhawk standout to make such comments about his experience...
Via isportsweb.com
April 02, 2016  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Mike Greenberg Stands Up For Bill Self, Kansas

Kansas fell to Villanova Saturday night, which means that for the fourth straight year, the Jayhawks will not be playing in the Final Four. While KU had an incredible year, there are many – especially on social media – who think that Bill Self’s team underachieved. Self himself is also facing criticism because he now has a 2-6 record in Elite Eight contests. It doesn’t look...
Via College Spun
March 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Bill Self calls out Kansas player for dunking at buzzer (Video)

Bill Self called out one of his Kansas players about as strongly as one possibly can. On Wednesday night, Kansas’s Brannen Greene threw down a dunk as time was expiring in the second half against rival Kansas State. That made the score of the game 77-59, and the Jayhawks could have very easily dribbled out the clock. In fact, everyone except for Greene was already headed off the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Bill Self calls Kansas player’s late dunk ‘the biggest dick move’

The Kansas Jayhawks were closing out a 75-59 win over their in-state rival Kansas State Wildcats on Wednesday night at Allen Fieldhouse, when Kansas junior Brannen Greene decided to make it a 77-59 final score instead, on a dunk before the buzzer.  Jayhawks head coach Bill Self was very angry about the lack of sportsmanship Greene showed, calling the dunk “totally classless...
Via The Comeback
February 04, 2016  |  Discuss

What’s the matter with Kansas? Nothing Bill Self can’t fix

With Saturday’s seven-point win against an improved TCU squad, Kansas appeared to be in the fast lane to another conference title. However, with Tuesday night’s blowout loss to Oklahoma State, the Big 12 seems to be as balanced it has been in recent years. Coming into Monday, there was a four-way tie atop the conference with all four teams boasting just one loss. However, Kansas’...
Via The Student Section
January 20, 2016  |  Discuss

NCAA frees Kansas blue chipper Cheick Diallo

Christmas came early for the Kansas Jayhawks and their stud freshman forward, Cheick Diallo. The NCAA announced earlier today Diallo is eligible to compete for the Jayhawks beginning Dec. 1. Diallo’s coursework at the private New York high school Our Savior New American was called into question after the NCAA placed the school under review in 2012 — meaning his coursework...
Via The Student Section
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Bill Self 'very upset' with NCAA's handling of Cheick Diallo

Bill Self commented Saturday evening on the NCAA’s handling of five-star freshman Cheick Diallo, who has not yet been deemed eligible.  Self, speaking to Rustin Dodd of the Kansas City Star, said that he and Kansas are “very upset” with the way the NCAA gone about things.  Diallo, a 6-foot-9, 218-pound power forward, was allowed to travel to Hawaii for the Maui Invitational...
Via College Spun
November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas, Bill Self Drop 2 Hilarious Fake DirecTV Ads

Believe it or not, it’s almost basketball season. Friday night, Kansas hosted its “Late Night At The Phog” event, which featured an assistant coach hitting a half-court shot to win a KU student $10,000. It also featured two ridiculous fake DirecTV ads with Bill Self as the subject. In the first clip, we have Kansas head coach Bill Self and graduate assistant Bill Self. In the...
Via College Spun
October 10, 2015  |  Discuss
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