OKLAHOMA CITY - Kansas men's basketball coach Bill Self is one of seven individuals in the 2013 induction class for the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame, Oklahoma Lieutenant Governor Todd Lamb announced Tuesday.
Self will be inducted August 5, 2013, at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City along with Wayne Baughman (University of Oklahoma wrestling), Clay Bennett (owner of the Oklahoma City Thunder), Nadia Comaneci (Olympic gold medal gymnast), LeRoy Gutowski (Oklahoma City University and NFL standout), Jimmy Harris (Oklahoma football) and John Henry Ward (Oklahoma State University two-sport All-American).
"I don't think I've ever been inducted into anything like that. It's a great honor," Self said. "I'm really proud of my state and respect all the people in different sports and different areas that have contributed to the rich sports history of Oklahoma."
A native of Edmond, Okla., Self was named the Oklahoma High School Basketball Player of the Year in ...