๐Ÿ“ˆ Self Captures 700th Career Win

Kansas head coach Bill Self claimed his 700th victory in his 27-year head coaching career with Saturday’s 60-46 win over TCU. Self entered the day with an overall record of 699-214 with coaching stops at Oral Roberts (1993-97), Tulsa (1997-2000), Illinois (2000-03) and Kansas (2003-present). He has seen 492 of those 700 wins come during his time in Lawrence. The first win of Selfโ€™s career came on Nov. 26, 1993 as the head man at Oral Roberts. The Golden Eagles topped Sam Houston State, 78-66.

Bill Self Coaching Milestones
Win #DateSchoolOpponent (Score)
111/26/93Oral Robertsvs. Sam Houston State (78-66)
10011/24/99Tulsavs. Georgia State (100-73)
2002/22/03Illinoisvs. Northwestern (73-61)
3002/10/07Kansasat Missouri (94-74)
4002/13/10Kansasvs. Iowa State (73-69)
5002/25/13Kansasat Iowa State (108-96 ot)
60012/6/16Kansasvs. UMKC (105-62)
7002/8/20Kansasat TCU (60-46)

More notes on Bill Self’s 700th win

  • Self is the 31st person to hit the 700-win plateau at the Division I level and is the eighth active head coach.
  • He is the second-youngest coach to earn his 700th win. At 57 years, 1 month and 12 days old, Self trails only Bob Knight, who tallied his 700th victory at 56 years, 4 months, 12 days.
  • Self is the sixth-fastest in NCAA history to reach his 700th DI victory earning it in his 914th game. This outpaces KUโ€™s all-time winningest coach, Phog Allen, who was the seventh-fastest to win No. 700, needing 938 contests to hit the milestone.