Bill Self

Info & Stats: Kansas Head Coach

All Topics: 2016-17 Season | Win last night over Long Beach State | Lagerald Vick’s play | Having a variety of offensive weapons this season | Josh Jackson | Josh being so special | Josh vs. Andrew Wiggins | Early season tests | Success | Motivation | Big Law & Order Guy

Nov 30th 2016

Bill on Josh Jackson: “He understands the game.”

 

Dec 16th 2015

All Topics: Needing more effort | Team depth | Not utilizing his depth correctly | Cheick Diallo being cleared by the NCAA | Diallo’s raw | Frustrated with how the NCAA handled Diallo | Bo Ryan | Ryan walking away | Passion | Stress of the job | Wins never feeling as good as the losses | Taking things for granted | Big 12 conference being really good this season | Court storming

Bill on the news of Bo Ryan retiring last night: “Shocking.”

 

Nov 12th 2014

All Topics: Opening up against UC Santa Barbara | UC Santa Barbara is good | Facing Kentucky next week | Having so many young guys right now | Being younger is the new normal | Talent trumps everything | Lack of size this season | Cliff Alexander can be great once he figures out how to play | Losing Joel Embiid and Andrew Wiggins | Business decisions | Wiggins being traded by Cleveland | Tarik Black | Coaches at Kansas | The history of college basketball

Bill on the state of college basketball: “Being younger is the new normal.”

Bill Self

 

Nov 15th 2013

All Topics: Duke game | Atmosphere vs. Duke | College Basketball getting good hype in November from Tuesday’s games in Chicago | 10-15 teams having a shot at winning the National title | Jabari Parker is the most skilled big man around | Andrew Wiggins’ performance vs. Duke | Perry Ellis improvement | Joel Embiid’s upside | 2013 and 2014 recruiting classes | Seems like there’s more skilled players today | Wayman Tisdale was one of a kind |  Wayman impacted everyone around him |

Bill on Duke’s Jabari Parker: “He’s the most skilled big man around, period.”

Bill Self

 

Feb 13th 2013

All Topics: His 2012-13 Season | Win over Kansas State | Ups and downs of this team | Not playing as good as our record indicated earlier this season | Effort | His comments about being the worst team Kansas ever put on the floor | Being a little sarcastic at times | Likes this team | Ben McLemore | McLemore having to play well for them | Pride in wanting to continue the Big 12 Championship streak | The Big 12 is better than people give it credit for | His name coming up in connection with the USA Olympic Men’s Team | Not realistic to think he would get the Olympic job | Doesn’t think there should be an age limit on playing in the NBA | Nerlens Noel injury is so sad | The American way |

Bill on players having to be 19 years old before entering the NBA Draft: “I don’t think there should be an age limit.”

Bill Self

 

Jan 27, 2012:

Bill on Larry Brown: “He’s just a basketball junkie.”

Bill Self

 

Feb 28, 2011:

Bill’s goal every season: “To win the league championship.”

Bill Self

 

Feb 18, 2010:

Topics: Unbeaten in conference play | Significance running the table? | Dealing with adversity | Responding to good shots from other teams | Sherron Collins’ impact on the team | Winning championship; taking pressure off or creating more? | Loss to Bucknell; treatment afterwards | Recognizing win 400.

Bill Self

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