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  1. Kansas's Naadir Tharpe has to be a leader now more than ever -- C...

    Dana O'Neil

    In every game that Kansas has lost, at least by coach Bill Self's way of thinking, there has been a common theme and it's not the theme anyone would guess.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2014
  2. Many worthy choices for coach of the year

    Dana O'Neil

    We couldn't boil down the list. That was the amazing thing. Every year, the U.S. Basketball Writers Association board members and district representatives get together on a conference call to boil down the candidates for player of the year, freshm...

    Blog | March 10, 2014
  3. Embiid injury shouldn't affect KU in seeding

    Dana O'Neil

    Rest assured, Kansas fans, Joel Embiid's back injury shouldn't change the Jayhawks' seeding much, regardless of how the last two games go. Coach Bill Self announced Monday that Embiid will miss KU's final two regular-season games against Texas Tec...

    Blog | March 03, 2014
  4. Self keeping Wiggins focused

    Dana O'Neil

    While the rest of the basketball world debates whether Andrew Wiggins will be the top pick in the 2014 NBA draft, his college coach is waiting for him to become the best player on his team. "He's been marginal," Kansas coach Bill Self said last we...

    Blog | September 27, 2013
  5. Rush to play in the NBA changes how coaches recruit -- college b...

    Dana O'Neil

    Basketball players have always aspired to the NBA. But the question coaches now hear isn't can I get to the NBA, but when and even more, how quickly?

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2013
  6. Dance between NCAA Eligibility Center and colleges can be content...

    Dana O'Neil

    The dance between the NCAA's Eligibility Center and a school can often be more contentious than collaborative when trying to clear a student with red flags. As conversations with the High School Review and Kansas coach Bill Self show, there are valid points to be made on both sides of the divide.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2012
  7. Self sold Jayhawks on winning it all

    Dana O'Neil

    NEW ORLEANS -- Of all the players scattered throughout the Kansas locker room, perhaps none is more qualified to offer insight to Bill Self than Niko Roberts. The deep reserve has known the coach practically his whole life, dating back to 1996 whe...

    Blog | April 01, 2012
  8. How to explain Kansas? Don't even try

    Dana O'Neil

    NEW ORLEANS -- As fans from the upper deck littered the court with seat cushions, this Final Four's version of confetti, Bill Self and Thomas Robinson stood amid the din and chaos, waiting to do their postgame TV interview. Self, a grin as wide as...

    Blog | April 01, 2012
  9. 2012 Final Four - Bill Self is having the time of his life coachi...

    Dana O'Neil

    No one expected Kansas to be facing Kentucky for the national title. Which is precisely why Bill Self is having so much fun.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2012
  10. 2012 Final Four - Kansas Jayhawks' run to national championship g...

    Dana O'Neil

    Kansas did against Ohio State what it was done all season -- defy the odds and explanation. These not-so-ordinary Jayhawks are the unlikeliest of national title game participants.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2012
  11. Kansas Jayhawks coach Bill Self's tough love made all the differe...

    Dana O'Neil

    The entire Kansas community was ready to comfort Thomas Robinson. But without tough love from Bill Self, Robinson would not be the All-American candidate he is today.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2012
  12. Bill Self, Frank Martin react to A&M's move

    Dana O'Neil

    Texas A&M is leaving the Big 12, officially giving notice to the league that as soon as the SEC (or any conference I suppose) gives the nod, the Aggies are gone. Like last summer, when Nebraska bolted for the Big Ten and Colorado for the Pac-1...

    Blog | August 31, 2011
  13. Is doubting Kansas finally appropriate?

    Dana O'Neil

    The Thomases already are queuing up to the turnstile, doubts in hand and ready to pounce. Kansas has won at least a part of the Big 12 title seven years running now, rebounding and reloading time and time again after players have graduated or move...

    Blog | August 17, 2011
  14. Kansas' wait to see Josh Selby is over

    Dana O'Neil

    For Kansas fans, these first nine games have been something like living in basketball purgatory, a limbo life as they waited for Christmas to arrive one week early. To Josh Selby, the gift the Jayhawk faithful have been waiting to see unwrapped, t...

    Blog | December 13, 2010
  15. No Selby, no problem: Jayhawks roll on

    Dana O'Neil

    NEW YORK -- It's like a parlor game when Kansas plays these days. One of the Jayhawks makes a mistake during a game or the team struggles even a little bit and inevitably someone will say it. "Yeah, but when they have Josh ..." Josh Selby might a...

    Blog | December 07, 2010
  16. Memphis ready for test against Kansas

    Dana O'Neil

    Back in the day, "Sesame Street" used to offer an educational staple, complete with catchy jingle: One of these things is not like the others One of these things just doesn't belong Can you tell me which thing is not like the others By the ...

    Blog | December 07, 2010