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WATCH: Bill Self NCAA Sweet 16 Press Conference // Kansas Basketball // 3.22.2017

Bill Self previews the Jayhawks' Sweet 16 matchup against Purdue.
Via Kansas Jayhawks Athletics
1 day ago  |  Discuss

8 biggest storylines entering the Sweet 16

In seemingly the blink of an eye, the NCAA Tournament was cut from 64 teams to 16 last weekend. As more than three-quarters of teams earning a tournament bid were sent home, we learned quite a bit about what to expect moving forward.First off, we learned just how good these 16 teams are and what kind of excellent games we can expect to see. With styles clashing and weaknesses capable...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Self, top seed Kansas see mirror image in Michigan State

TULSA, Okla. -- The easy part of the NCAA Tournament is over for the Kansas Jayhawks. After coasting in the second half and grasping a 100-62 victory over University of California-Davis on Friday evening, the Midwest No. 1 seed Jayhawks (29-4) advanced to play a program that looks a lot like them. Kansas versus Michigan State could've been a predictable Final Four matchup in past...
Via FOX Sports
6 days ago

Self says Jayhawks' Jackson will play in NCAA tourney

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Kansas coach Bill Self had a two-word response when asked Monday whether star freshman Josh Jackson would miss NCAA Tournament games for a lingering off-the-court issue involving a member of the women's basketball team. The first word began with the letter H. The second word was "No." "That answered your question," Self said. Self suspended Jackson for the quarterfinal...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas coach Self: Josh Jackson will play in NCAA tourney

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) Kansas coach Bill Self had a two-word response when asked Monday whether star freshman Josh Jackson would miss NCAA Tournament games for a lingering off-the-court issue involving a member of the women's basketball team. The first word began with the letter H. The second word was ''No.'' ''That answered your question,'' Self said. Self suspended Jackson for...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Giant killers in your 2017 NCAA Tournament Bracket

When it comes to the NCAA Tournament, think of top seeds like the upper class and the lower seeds like the working class. When the two get together, the higher ranked teams would love nothing more than for those lower ranked to teams to just lay down and give them an easy route to the Final Four. But where's the fun in that?Rooting for the underdog is one of the best parts of watching...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jayhawks suspend Jackson for Big 12 tourney opener

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Top-ranked Kansas has suspended star freshman Josh Jackson for the Jayhawks' opening game of the Big 12 Tournament after he backed into a parked car last month and fled the scene. Kansas coach Bill Self announced the punishment Wednesday. The No. 1 seed Jayhawks will play eighth-seeded TCU or No. 9 seed Oklahoma in the quarterfinals Thursday. Self said the incident...
Via Associated Press
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Brad Underwood texted Bill Self to remind him Gallagher-Iba Arena is sold out for Saturday’s game

Gallagher-Iba Arena is already sold out for Saturday’s tilt between Oklahoma State and No. 1 Kansas, and Cowboys coach Brad Underwood texted Bill Self to inform him — you know, just because he’s a good colleague and wants his opponent to be prepared. “I know it’s sold out,” Self told media Thursday. “Underwood texted me this morning to remind me it’s sold out....
Via The Comeback
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Self: Carlton Bragg suspension unrelated to ongoing rape investigation

The abrupt suspension of Kansas forward Carlton Bragg Jr. is not related to an ongoing investigation of an alleged rape that took place in the men’s basketball team dorm, according to coach Bill Self. Bragg was suspended indefinitely for a violation of team rules that, according to coach Bill Self, is “not connected to the alleged incident in McCarthy Hall on Dec. 17th,” via...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Bill Self: ‘No way’ I’d leave Kansas for the NBA right now

Normally, when there’s talk of a college coach jumping ship to the NBA, it’s John Calipari as the name that fills the rumor mill. Currently, there are no NBA head coach vacancies, and Kansas head coach Bill Self is pleased with that. A few weeks ago, Self’s name was linked with the Houston Rockets, who of course went on to hire Mike D’Antoni. What does Self think of that...
Via The Comeback
June 03, 2016  |  Discuss
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