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  1. Kansas happy to finally move on

    Pat Forde

    TULSA, Okla. -- Bruce Weber had the famous mock funeral for Bill Self eight years ago at Illinois. Sunday night, Self and the Kansas Jayhawks got to perform a two-for-one burial. First they did away with No. 9 seed Illinois 73-59. Then they interr...

    Blog | March 21, 2011
  2. Preview: Sunday in Tulsa

    Pat Forde

    TULSA, Okla. -- This has become the Bill Self Subregional. The Kansas coach is everywhere or, more accurately, his past is everywhere. He's an Oklahoma native and Oklahoma State alum whose first two head-coaching jobs were in this city, at Oral...

    Blog | March 20, 2011
  3. Previewing Tulsa: The night games

    Pat Forde

    TULSA, Okla. -- A brief breakdown of the two night games here Friday No. 1 seed Kansas (32-2) vs. No. 15 seed Boston (21-13), 6:50 p.m. ET (TBS) What to watch: Are the Jayhawks ready to take care of business? The No. 1 seed in the Southwest wa...

    Blog | March 18, 2011
  4. Casting our ballots: Big 12

    Pat Forde

    A quick look at the player and coach of the year races in the Big 12: Player of the Year Marcus Morris' improvement has been dramatic, enabling him to step into one of Kansas' vacant leading-man roles after being a complimentary part his first ...

    Blog | March 02, 2011
  5. Loss alters complexion of Kansas' season

    Pat Forde

    OKLAHOMA CITY -- I took a left out of the triumphant Northern Iowa locker room and saw the saddest sight of the NCAA tournament to date. Kansas Jayhawks Cole Aldrich and Tyrel Reed were walking down the hallway toward their locker room after doing...

    Blog | March 21, 2010
  6. Final: Northern Iowa 69, Kansas 67

    Pat Forde

    OKLAHOMA CITY -- Northern Iowa 69, Kansas 67. Yes, you read that right. Someone other than the Jayhawks will win this tournament. Northern Iowa controlled this game from start to finish but needed some unbelievable heroics to pull it out in...

    Blog | March 20, 2010
  7. NCAA tournament: Coaches react to UConn allegations

    Pat Forde

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Reaction from coaches to the potential recruiting scandal at Connecticut and the overall compliance landscape in college basketball: Kansas coach Bill Self: "I'm not sure it's 100 percent correctable. I think coaches have to do a goo...

    Blog | Conversation | March 26, 2009
  8. Self's tourney has been a roller-coaster ride of melodrama

    Pat Forde

    Bill Self's trip to the national championship game has been a wild ride of melodrama. Win or lose Monday, it will continue with the Oklahoma State vacancy. Yet Self seems unaffected through it all, writes Pat Forde.

    Story | Conversation | April 06, 2008
  9. Feel-good story of the year ends with KU, Self headed to the Fina...

    Pat Forde

    The fitting ending would have been for Davidson's last-second shot to go in, extending the Wildcats' feel-good story for one more week. But it didn't happen, and KU coach Bill Self breathed a sigh of relief as he has reached his first Final Four, writes Pat Forde.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2008
  10. Can Self lead KU to the promised land against America's darlings?...

    Pat Forde

    Four times Bill Self has reached the Elite Eight, and four times his teams have failed to reach the Final Four. Kansas' game against Davidson, America's darlings, is the ultimate must-win, no-win contest, writes Pat Forde.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2008
  11. Two years ago, Williams started the wheel in motion

    Pat Forde

    Roy Williams started it all. Bill Self and Bruce Weber filled in behind. Now all three have title contenders.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2005
  12. Illini coach carries on with family business

    Pat Forde

    A day after his mother died, Illinois coach Bruce Weber was back engaging in the family business. And his team was certainly overjoyed to see it.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2005
  13. Banged-up Jayhawks find resolve, victory

    Pat Forde

    With half their roster ailing on the bench, Kansas found an inner resolve -- and a huge road win.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2005