Bill Self will not coach for the remainder of the Big 12 Tourney
LAWRENCE, Kan. (WIBW) - Head coach Bill Self will not coach for the rest of the Big 12 Tournament.
Coach Self missed the quarterfinal game on Thursday, which the Jayhawks won 78-61 over West Virginia. Assistant Coach Norm Roberts will continue to serve as acting head coach.
Below is a statement from The University of Kansas Health System:
“KU Men’s Basketball coach Bill Self is a patient at The University of Kansas Health System. Chief Medical Officer Dr. Steve Stites wants to clarify that Coach Self did not suffer a heart attack as reported by some media. He arrived at the emergency department last night and underwent a standard procedure that went well. He is expected to make a full recovery. There will be no further medical details released for now.”
In a statement, Coach Self said, “I am very grateful for the overwhelming number of well wishes my family and I have received. I’m excited to get back with my team in the very near future.”
Officials have not indicated what led to Self’s hospitalization.
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