Jayhawks guard Collins out six weeks

LAWRENCE, Kan., Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Fourth-ranked Kansas' leading scorer, sophomore guard Sherron Collins, will miss six weeks after having surgery on his left foot Monday.

Close to portray Hepburn in play

LOS ANGELES, July 16 (UPI) -- Hollywood actress Glenn Close will play screen legend Katharine Hepburn in a production of John Dayton's play, "Spence and Me," Variety reported.

Kansas' Rush has knee injury

LAWRENCE, Kan., May 29 (UPI) -- Kansas guard Brandon Rush suffered a torn ligament in his right knee just before he withdrew from the NBA draft.

Kansas star to stay in school

LAWRENCE, Kan., May 25 (UPI) -- Brandon Rush, who helped lead Kansas to a conference title and a regional finals berth in the NCAA Tournament, has put his NBA prospects on hold.

Bill Self signs a new contract at Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan., Nov. 30 (UPI) -- University of Kansas men's basketball coach Bill Self Thursday signed a new five-year contract with the Big 12 Conference school.

Jayhawks' Giles dismissed from team

LAWRENCE, Kan., Nov. 7 (UPI) -- The University of Kansas has dismissed junior forward C.J. Giles from its basketball team, ranked 22nd in the nation.

Giddens transfering from Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan., June 30 (UPI) -- Junior forward J.R. Giddens, Kansas' top three-point shooter for the past two seasons, has decided to transfer.

COL BKB: Kansas 90, Texas 65

LAWRENCE, Kan., Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Wayne Simien scored 27 points Saturday night to lead seventh-ranked Kansas to a 90-65 victory over 13th-ranked Texas.

Kansas star chooses to transfer

LAWRENCE, Kan., April 15 (UPI) -- Two days after losing a key assistant, Kansas coach Bill Self lost a key player Thursday when freshman center David Padgett elected to transfer.

Norm Roberts named St. John's coach

JAMAICA, N.Y., April 13 (UPI) -- Norm Roberts was hired as head basketball coach at St. John's University Tuesday.

COL BKB: Kansas 100, Ala.-Birmingham 74

ST. LOUIS, March 26 (UPI) -- Wayne Simien scored 19 of his 30 points in the first half Friday night to carry Kansas to a 100-74 NCAA Tournament romp over Alabama-Birmingham.

COL BKB: Kansas 78, Ill.-Chicago 53

KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 20 (UPI) -- Freshman J.R. Giddens scored 17 points Friday night as Kansas pulled away for a 78-53 victory over Illinois-Chicago in the NCAA Tournament's first round.

NBA: Oklahoma St 80, Kansas 60

STILLWATER, Okla., Feb. 9 (UPI) -- John Lucas scored 21 points Monday as No. 10 Oklahoma State took a big early lead in an 80-60 rout of No. 13 Kansas to move into first place in the Big 12.

COL BKB: Richmond 69, Kansas 68

LAWRENCE, Kan., Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Tony Dobbins made the game-winning jumper with one second lift Thursday night to give Richmond a 69-68 upset of 10th-ranked Kansas.

Foot injury sidelines Padgett

LAWRENCE, Kan., Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Freshman center David Padgett of Kansas will be out at least one week with a stress fracture in his left foot.
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Bill Self
LKP2003042103-LAWRENCE, Kan., April 21 (UPI)--Bill Self listened to questions from the media after Self became the men's basketball coach at the University of Kansas on April 21, 2003 in Lawrence, Kansas. jg/bg/Jeff Jacobsen/KUAC.

Bill Self (born December 27, 1962 in Okmulgee, Oklahoma) is an American college men's basketball coach at the University of Kansas, where he led the Jayhawks to the 2008 NCAA national championship.

Self was named National Coach of the Year by The Sporting News in 2000 and 2009, Associated Press in 2009, USBWA Henry Iba Award winner in 2009, CBS/Chevrolet in 2009 and ESPN.com in 2009. He was named the Big 12 Coach of the Year in 2006, 2009, and 2011. He is a five-time finalist for the Naismith Coach of the Year Award (2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2009). He was a 2010 United Nations NGO Positive Peace Award nominee for his work with Boys Clubs/Girls Clubs Of America and the Boy Scouts.

Self played collegiate basketball at Oklahoma State University, where he was a four-year letter winner between 1982 and 1985 and was an All-Big Eight freshman selection in 1982. He received his bachelor's degree in business in 1985 and a master's degree in athletic administration in 1989, both from Oklahoma State University.

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