Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Bill Self Earns 500th Win And We Breakdown The Numbers That Got Him There

Bill Self earned his 500th career win Monday night as Kansas defeated Iowa State 108-96.

With the Kansas Jayhawks' Monday night win against Iowa State, Bill Self cemented his 500th win as an NCAA head coach, with 293 of those wins at KU. Self's coaching resume includes time at Oral Roberts (one year), Tulsa (three years), and Illinois (three years) in addition to his nine years at KU. To recognize his achievement, here are some stats breaking down Self's career so far.

293 – Number of wins Bill Self has at Kansas
24 – Number of Jayhawks he’s coached that have gone pro
94.4% – win percentage at Allen Fieldhouse
2 – number of times I’ve imitate this dance move
8 – Big 12 conference titles in nine years
5 – Big 12 postseason titles
70% – win percentage in NCAA Tournament
8 – losses against his former alma mater, Oklahoma State University, which is the most losses he has to any school
3,641,420 – number of views the KU harlem shake video has gotten

3 – wins against teams coached by former KU coach Roy Williams - one while Self was at Illinois and two while at KU
2 – Final Four appearances
1 – National Championship

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