Originally posted on The Dagger  |  Last updated 12/13/11

OKLAHOMA CITY - MARCH 18: Head coach Bill Self of the Kansas Jayhawks reacts against the Lehigh Mountain Hawks during the first round of the 2010 NCAA men's basketball tournament at Ford Center on March 18, 2010 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Every Kansas fan who donates a few dollars to Lawrence-area families in need this week via Bill Self's charitable foundation will be entered into a raffle for an especially unusual prize. The Jayhawks coach will record the winner's voicemail greeting. Assists Foundation director Erin Zimney hatched the idea for the raffle because a voicemail message courtesy of Self was one of the most popular items auctioned at the organization's biggest annual charitable fundraiser last summer. One winning bidder paid handsomely to have Self to record a greeting that said he was taking messages while the person callers were trying to reach was on the golf course. "We ended up doing two of them each year because we had so many bidders," Zimney said via email. "Coach ad-libbed, but I think most people who are familiar with him probably expect and want that to happen." Proceeds from the fundraiser will help pay for the shopping trip the Kansas basketball team takes each December to purchase food, cl...
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