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The Kansas Jayhawks basketball team is a perennial powerhouse when it comes to the hardcourt. They’ve won nine straight regular season Big 12 champions, have appeared in every single NCAA tournament since 1990 and have won three national championships. But there is something noticeably missing; an awesome parody video featuring the team. Well they can finally check that off the list.
That’s Bill Self and Jayhawks newcomers reenacting a scene from the classic Old School. Self plays Will Ferrell’s character Frank ‘the tank’ who goes down the line hurling insults and questions at the newcomers. They even managed to get Max Falkenstein, the Jayhawks legendary announcer, to play the role of Blue.
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Bill Self dressed up as the one and only Ron Burgundy of Anchorman - complete with a mustache - to help get the party started on the Jayhawks’ 2013-14 season.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- All these years later, Norm Stewart considers himself fortunate to have survived.
The longtime Missouri coach collapsed on a team plane bound for Oklahoma in 1989, and was diagnosed with colon cancer. He missed the final 14 games that season, at a time when so little was known about cancer that "there was a lot of guesswork going on," Stewart said....
University of Kansas head basketball coach Bill Self starred in this hilarious parody of Ron Burgundy from the movie ‘Anchorman.’ In front of a packed Allen Field House on Kansas’ “Late Night in the Phog,” Bill Self and his team put on a show to introduce the basketballseason as they often do. Self’s acting wasn’t too shabby.
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Let’s be honest – we all pegged Kansas coach Bill Self as the kind of guy who enjoys teenage comedies. Heck, he apparently enjoys one – Old School – so much that he’s had the KU basketball team lampoon the famous “cinderblock” frat-pledging scene. Thankfully, he didn’t use the same props:
Here’s the movie version, for comparison.
I’ll admit – it’s interesting...
All these years later, Norm Stewart considers himself fortunate to have survived.
The longtime Missouri coach collapsed on a team plane bound for Oklahoma in 1989, and was diagnosed with colon cancer. He missed the final 14 games that season, at a time when so little was known about cancer that ''there was a lot of guesswork going on,'' Stewart said.
Friday was Kansas’ “Late Night in the Phog,” the Jayhawks version of midnight madness. Allen Fieldhouse was jam packed, and the basketball team did not disappoint. The team put together a dance routine to Justin Timberlake’s Suit and Tie, complete with Andrew Wiggins hitting a nice dougie during his dance solo, and an awesome Anchorman parody with head coach Bill Self playing...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Flash after flash went off inside Municipal Auditorium, and Bill Self reached out with that warm Bill Self handshake and that warm Bill Self smile. Frank Haith smiled back, and there it was:
The closest we'll get to a Kansas and Missouri meeting on a basketball court anytime soon.
"I really don't like Bill at all," Haith, the Tigers' men...