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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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