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  • Bio Info:

    Basketball coach, Bill Self, was born on December 27, 1962 in Okmulgee, Oklahoma. Self is currently the head men's basketball coach at the University of Kansas, where he led the Jayhawks to the 2007-2008 NCAA national championship.

    Bill Self is a four-time finalist for the Naismith Coach of the Year Award (2000, 2001, 2002, 2003), was named National Coach of the Year by The Sporting News in 2000, and the Big 12 Coach of the Year in 2006.

    Self played collegiate basketball at Oklahoma State University, where he was a four-year letterwinner 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.

    Career Highlights: 
    Overall 358-140 (.721)

    NCAA Division I Basketball Tournament Championship (2008)
    Big 12 Tournament Championship (2006, 2007, 2008)
    Big 12 Regular Season Championship (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)
    Big Ten Tournament Championship (2003)
    Big Ten Regular Season Championship (2001, 2002)
    WAC Regular Season Championship (1998, 1999)

    National Coach of the Year (2000)
    Big 12 Coach of the Year (2006)
    WAC Coach of the Year (2000) 

    Playing Career: 
    1981–1985 Oklahoma State

    Coaching Career (HC unless noted): 
    1985–1986 Kansas (A)
    1986–1993 Oklahoma State (A)
    1993–1997 Oral Roberts
    1997–2000 Tulsa
    2000–2003 Illinois
    2003–present Kansas 

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