Bill Self Gets Crushed By Court-Stormers, Is Not Pleased

Unranked Kansas State knocked off the in-state rival Jayhawks at home last night, and that means it was time for a good old-fashioned court stormin'. Unfortunately for Kansas head coach Bill Self, the students who ran onto the court weren't too concerned with his well-being. » 2/24/15 12:14pm 2/24/15 12:14pm

Kansas Coach Bill Self Takes 32-Point Beatdown With Humor

Bill Self's Kansas Jayhawks were the fifth ranked team in the country going into Tuesday night's matchup against Kentucky, but they won't be for much longer after getting whooped 72-40. Kentucky is most people's preseason pick to be the NCAA Champion, and they certainly looked the part as their length on defense… » 11/19/14 1:39am 11/19/14 1:39am

How A Clever Kansas Play Went Viral And Took Over College Basketball

Kansas was on the ropes. Down five against Stanford with 21.5 seconds remaining, it appeared the Jayhawks would fail to make the second weekend of the NCAA tournament for the fourth time under coach Bill Self. This being March, though, a month where games aren't over until there has been a buzzer beater or an official… » 4/07/14 5:54pm 4/07/14 5:54pm

NCAA Fines, Reprimands Bill Self For Striking A Scorer's Table

The NCAA's basketball committee has spoken: Because of a strike delivered to a scorer's table, an inanimate object, during Kansas' 70-58 win over North Carolina in the 2013 NCAA Tournament, Kansas coach Bill Self has been handed "a public reprimand and a fine for misconduct." » 6/26/13 12:32pm 6/26/13 12:32pm

After Loss To Kansas, Angry Iowa State Fan Rushes Court, Tries To…

According to various accounts from the end of Kansas's 108-96 overtime win over Iowa State, a fan attempted to rush the court and confront Kansas head coach Bill Self. The game was already mildly controversial after a puzzling block or charge no-call on an Elijah Johnson drive in the final seconds of regulation. It… » 2/26/13 2:27am 2/26/13 2:27am

Kansas Has The Only Female Strength And Conditioning Coach In Men's…

Andrea Hudy is her name and, according to (former Deadspin Bentern) Ben Cohen's nice profile in the Wall Street Journal, she is believed to be Division I's only strength and conditioning coach who is simultaneously female. Hudy began her career at UConn, where she worked with both the men's and women's basketball » 3/31/12 5:45pm 3/31/12 5:45pm

The Angry, Angry Coaches Of The Final Four: A Video Compilation

Tonight's Final Four promises some great on the court action, both in the intrastate battle between Kentucky and Louisville, and in the Ohio State vs. Kansas game. The games also feature four prominent college basketball Coaches in John Calipari, Rick Pitino, Thad Matta, and Bill Self. » 3/31/12 4:30pm 3/31/12 4:30pm

Roy Williams Used To Coach At Kansas, A Special Place

As we wait for one ex-coach to possibly face off against his old team, we've got one waiting for us in this evening's second game. Roy Williams used to coach for Kansas before returning to his alma mater, North Carolina. In case you weren't sure, here's a little taste. » 3/25/12 1:55pm 3/25/12 1:55pm

Bill Self Dresses Up As One-Hit Wonder Vanilla Ice For Kansas's Late…

Kansas coach Bill Self told 16,500 fans that the 2008 title "was great," but it's time to "cut down some more nets." Then, the one-time champion came out dressed as Vanilla Ice, who some might call a one-hit wonder. » 10/18/10 9:55pm 10/18/10 9:55pm

Bill Self To Dance, Dance, Dance The Night Away For Charity

The Hoops Doctors uncovered this video of a leisure-suited Bill Self promoting an upcoming charity event, to be held in Kansas City. » 5/14/10 9:30am 5/14/10 9:30am

Stories That Don't Suck: Self Esteem, Ballad Of Big Star, Fantasy…

Every week, I'll excerpt a handful of stories — old and new, sports and otherwise, relevant and merely sublime — that I urge you to read for one reason or another. Send any suggestions to craggs@deadspin.com. » 3/20/10 3:15pm 3/20/10 3:15pm

Bill Self Has A Discerning Eye For Talent, Ass

Self, on former Kansas big man Darnell Jackson: "I recruited Darnell because I liked his smile and he had a nice butt, to be honest with you." [KUsports.com, h/t Ryan C.] » 11/13/09 10:15am 11/13/09 10:15am

Henry Family Reminds Everyone Who's The Boss

Carl Henry was not happy about that article that seemed to suggest he was a arrogant basketball father on a power trip, so he responded in the only way that made sense—by pulling an arrogant power trip. » 7/01/09 10:15am 7/01/09 10:15am

Henry Boys Not Making A Lot Of Friends At Kansas

This story about hoop brothers Xavier and C.J. Henry—and their mastermind father, Carl—is pretty much everything you need to understand about the modern world of college basketball. Try not to let that fact stop you from reading it. » 6/30/09 1:50pm 6/30/09 1:50pm

Bill Self Explains Him...self

Kansas is "looking into" Bill Self's possibly illegal contact with star recruit John Wall, who probably won't go to Kansas anyway, because who wants to play for cheaters? [AP/Google] » 1/20/09 2:00pm 1/20/09 2:00pm

Bill Self Talks To Who He Wants To, When He Wants To

Every college basketball program cheats the NCAA regulations—that's been well established, right?—but some are a little more brazen about, if this alleged tale about Kansas coach Bill Self has any truth to it. » 1/19/09 3:45pm 1/19/09 3:45pm

Your NCAA Champion Kansas Jayhawks


You have to admire a national championship game in which most of the final possessions late in regulation are fast breaks. In a relentlessly entertaining national championship game, the Kansas Jayhawks win their first national championship in 20 years. Bill Self gets his title, and Mario Chalmers secures his place in… » 4/07/08 11:50pm 4/07/08 11:50pm

Congratulations, Sigh, To Bill Self

In the midst of all the sadness about Davidson coming up just short on Saturday, we didn't get a chance to, begrudgingly, congratulate Bill Self and his toupee on their first trip to the Final Four. » 4/01/08 3:30pm 4/01/08 3:30pm