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Kansas basketball: The future looks bright with Josh Jackson

If you were to ask any past, present, or future University of Kansas student what they thought the best part about being a Jayhawk was, they would probably mention something about the steadfast basketball culture. In Lawrence, Kansas basketball isn’t just a sport, it’s a lifestyle. Head coach Bill Self has instilled a winning tradition at KU, and this past week, that tradition...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Derryck Thornton meets with Bill Self

The biggest news of the college basketball world the last few weeks was that star Duke freshman Derryck Thornton would be transferring out of Durham to continue his career. It looks like he could be taking his talents to another premiere basketball program in the very near future. According to ESPN’s Jeff Borzello, the point guard met with Kansas head coach Bill Self in Durham...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Duke Point Guard Transfer Derryck Thornton Met With Kansas Coach Bill Self Today

Derryck Thornton may be going from one blue blood program to another. The former five-star guard is transferring from Duke after an up-and-down freshman season, and according to a report by ESPN’s Jeff Borzello, spoke with Kansas’ Bill Self today. Kansas coach Bill Self met with Duke transfer Derryck Thornton Jr. in Durham today, source told ESPN. https://t.co/cHDSbGyE95 ...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas' Selden Jr. declares for NBA Draft, bids farewell to KU

If you were to ask any basketball player to come out of the University of Kansas what their experience was like, they’d probably say there is nothing like it. Whether it’s the fans, the historic Allen Fieldhouse, or playing for Bill Self, Kansas basketball is as iconic as it gets in the college sports world. The most recent Jayhawk standout to make such comments about his experience...
Via isportsweb.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Self Names AP Coach of the Year

Bill Self, who led Kansas to the No. 1 ranking in the final weekly poll and its 12th straight Big 12 title, is The Associated Press Coach of the Year.The Jayhawks (33-5) were the overall No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament and lost to Villanova in the regional final.Self received 21 votes from the 65-member national media panel that selects the weekly poll. Chris Mack of Xavier was...
Via Associated Press
28 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Mike Greenberg Stands Up For Bill Self, Kansas

Kansas fell to Villanova Saturday night, which means that for the fourth straight year, the Jayhawks will not be playing in the Final Four. While KU had an incredible year, there are many – especially on social media – who think that Bill Self’s team underachieved. Self himself is also facing criticism because he now has a 2-6 record in Elite Eight contests. It doesn’t look...
Via College Spun
March 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Bill Self calls out Kansas player for dunking at buzzer (Video)

Bill Self called out one of his Kansas players about as strongly as one possibly can. On Wednesday night, Kansas’s Brannen Greene threw down a dunk as time was expiring in the second half against rival Kansas State. That made the score of the game 77-59, and the Jayhawks could have very easily dribbled out the clock. In fact, everyone except for Greene was already headed off the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Bill Self calls Kansas player’s late dunk ‘the biggest dick move’

The Kansas Jayhawks were closing out a 75-59 win over their in-state rival Kansas State Wildcats on Wednesday night at Allen Fieldhouse, when Kansas junior Brannen Greene decided to make it a 77-59 final score instead, on a dunk before the buzzer.  Jayhawks head coach Bill Self was very angry about the lack of sportsmanship Greene showed, calling the dunk “totally classless...
Via The Comeback
February 04, 2016  |  Discuss

NCAA frees Kansas blue chipper Cheick Diallo

Christmas came early for the Kansas Jayhawks and their stud freshman forward, Cheick Diallo. The NCAA announced earlier today Diallo is eligible to compete for the Jayhawks beginning Dec. 1. Diallo’s coursework at the private New York high school Our Savior New American was called into question after the NCAA placed the school under review in 2012 — meaning his coursework...
Via The Student Section
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Bill Self 'very upset' with NCAA's handling of Cheick Diallo

Bill Self commented Saturday evening on the NCAA’s handling of five-star freshman Cheick Diallo, who has not yet been deemed eligible.  Self, speaking to Rustin Dodd of the Kansas City Star, said that he and Kansas are “very upset” with the way the NCAA gone about things.  Diallo, a 6-foot-9, 218-pound power forward, was allowed to travel to Hawaii for the Maui Invitational...
Via College Spun
November 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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