Top recruit Andrew Wiggins signs with Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan., May 14 (UPI) -- Andrew Wiggins, considered one of the top high school recruits this year, said Tuesday he would play college basketball for the Kansas Jayhawks.

Florida Gulf Coast hires Joe Dooley

FORT MYERS, Fla., April 17 (UPI) -- Longtime Kansas assistant Joe Dooley has been hired to be the men's head basketball coach at Florida Gulf Coast University.

COL BKB: Kansas 108, Iowa State 96 (OT)

AMES, Iowa, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Elijah Johnson pumped in 39 points, including 12 in overtime, and fifth-ranked Kansas escaped with a tense 108-96 victory over Iowa State Monday.
Davis, Kentucky win NCAA title

Davis, Kentucky win NCAA title

Consensus Player of the Year Anthony Davis, a freshman, paced the Kentucky Wildcats to a 38-2 record and the NCAA Tournament championship.
JOHN HENDEL, United Press International
Kansas signs Self to contract extension

Kansas signs Self to contract extension

LAWRENCE, Kan., Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Kansas basketball Coach Bill Self has agreed to a contract extension through the 2021-22 season, the school said Friday.

Danny Manning to coach at Tulsa

TULSA, Okla., March 29 (UPI) -- Danny Manning, who led Kansas to the 1988 NCAA championship, has agreed to be the head coach at Tulsa, the Oklahoma school said Thursday.

COL BKB: Kansas 60, North Carolina St. 57

ST. LOUIS, March 24 (UPI) -- Elijah Johnson seized on a defensive lapse to score a key basket Friday that helped give Kansas a 60-57 NCAA regional semifinal win over North Carolina State.
Jayhawks suspend guard Taylor indefinitely

Jayhawks suspend guard Taylor indefinitely

LAWRENCE, Kan., Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Kansas junior guard Tyshawn Taylor has been placed on indefinite suspension for violating team rules, head Coach Bill Self said Monday.
Kansas suspends guard Mario Little

Kansas suspends guard Mario Little

LAWRENCE, Kan., Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Mario Little, a guard on No. 3-ranked Kansas basketball team, was suspended indefinitely by Jayhawks Coach Bill Self after Little was arrested early Thursday.
Kansas gives basketball coach big contract

Kansas gives basketball coach big contract

LAWRENCE, Kan., Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Kansas Coach Bill Self was rewarded for winning the NCAA men's basketball title with a 10-year, $30 million contract, the university announced Thursday.
Self gets 10-year deal at Kansas

Self gets 10-year deal at Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan., Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Bill Self, who coached Kansas to the 2008 national college basketball championship, has signed a 10-year contract with the university.

Chalmers to skip final year at Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan., June 16 (UPI) -- Kansas guard Mario Chalmers said he will skip his final season with the Jayhawks and remain eligible for the NBA draft.

Bill Self staying at Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan., April 10 (UPI) -- Bill Self decided Thursday to remain the men's basketball coach at Kansas University.

Kansas guard suffers right-knee injury

SAN ANTONIO, April 4 (UPI) -- Kansas University reserve guard Rodrick Stewart suffered a fractured right kneecap while practicing Friday for a Final Four contest against North Carolina.

No. 1 seeds: UNC, Memphis, UCLA, Kansas

INDIANAPOLIS, March 16 (UPI) -- North Carolina, Memphis, UCLA and Kansas were chosen Sunday as the top seeds in the NCAA Tournament's field of 65 teams.
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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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