Kansas expects Azubuike to play Saturday

Kansas center Ukoka Azubuike only played three minutes in the Jayhawks' first round win over Penn, but head coach Bill Self is looking to get 15 to 20 minutes from him Saturday against Seton Hall.
19 hours ago

10 biggest takeaways from Thursday’s NCAA Tournament action

There’s nothing like the anticipation of the first day of March Madness. I shake and squirm all morning until the first game tips off, before settling in to more than 12 hours of high-level basketball.With so many games and such rich storylines, it’s almost impossible for it to ever live up to the hype. Just when you start to get down on your bracket or the excitement of the day...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Both Penn and Kansas make a big March Madness statement

WICHITA, Kan. — Bill Self was right. So was Las Vegas. Penn didn’t deserve to be a 16-seed. The first 12:57 of their Midwest Region opening-round game illustrated that. The rest of the afternoon, however, also showed why Kansas deserved to be a No. 1 seed, and Devonte’ Graham is a Naismith Award finalist. The...
Via New York Post
1 day ago

Self: Kansas hopes to have Azubuike for Sat.

Kansas coach Bill Self says he hopes center Udoka Azubuike is available to play Saturday in the Jayhawks' NCAA tournament second-round game.
1 day ago

Why top-seeded Kansas isn’t looking past this Cinderella

WICHITA, Kan. — Las Vegas isn’t alone. Bill Self agrees with the oddsmakers that Thursday afternoon’s matchup against Ivy League champion Penn won’t be the typical No. 1 versus No. 16 blowout. “We know that we have a very difficult draw with Penn,” the Kansas coach said Wednesday. “My personal opinion is they don’t resemble...
Via New York Post
2 days ago

Azubuike may play in 'emergency,' Self says

Kansas coach Bill Self is encouraged by Udoka Azubuike's progress and says the big man may be available for emergency situations
3 days ago

Self has funny quote about Kansas fans leaving early during upset loss

Kansas lost its first game of the season on Wednesday night in a stunner against unranked Washington, and the lack of effort from the Jayhawks inspired many fans to hit the exits early. Had Bill Self been watching the game from the stands, he probably would have done the same.Following the 74-65 loss, Self said his No. 2-ranked team “got what they deserved.” When he was asked about...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Bill Self had funny encounter with stranger in elevator

Kansas head coach Bill Self apparently isn’t as well known as you might think.Chris Williams of shared a funny story on Tuesday about how he was in the elevator with Self and a stranger when the stranger turned to Self and asked him what he did for a living. Well, I suppose that 504 wins, seven Big 12 tournament titles, two Final Four appearances, and a national championship...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Bill Self earned his place in the Hall of Fame

On Saturday in Springfield, Mass., Kansas head coach Bill Self will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. He is deserving of being selected to the Hall of Fame even though he is still coaching.Self has the best winning percentage of any coach in Kansas Jayhawks history. The Jayhawks have only had eight coaches in the history of the program. Five of them...
September 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Lawrence Police trolls Kansas after upset loss to Oregon

Lawrence Police trolled Kansas after the Jayhawks were upset by Oregon in the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday night.The Jayhawks were a No. 1 seed in the tourney and had been destroying opponents, yet they went cold against the Ducks’ tough interior defense and lost 74-60.Lawrence Police, which is the city where KU is located, sent this tweet: That is harsh and unnecessary...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 25, 2017  |  Discuss

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