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Bill Self’s 500 wins by the numbers

  • Published Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at 10:40 p.m.
  • Updated Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at 7:11 a.m.

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Self’s winning percentage at KU

58.6

Percentage of Self’s victories at KU (293-57, 10 seasons)

33

Wins per season Self, who’s 50, would need to reach 1,000 by age 65

33-13

Career NCAA Tournament record (21-8 at KU)

37.5

Worst winning percentage (minimum five games) against an opponent: Self is 3-5 against Arizona. He’s also 4-6 against Michigan State (40 percent)

21

Most victories against any opponent. Self is 21-1 against Nebraska and 21-3 against K-State. The other most victimised opponents: Iowa State (18-3), Missouri (18-4) and Colorado (17-0)

15.6

Percentage of Self’s victories achieved at Illinois (78-24, three seasons)

14.8

Percentage of Self’s victories achieved at Tulsa (74-27, three seasons)

12

Conference titles (Tulsa: 1999, 2000; Illinois: 2001, 02; Kansas: 2005-12)

11

Percentage of Self’s victories achieved at Oral Roberts (55-54, four seasons)

9

Self is tied with John Chaney as the ninth-fastest Division I coach to 500 wins, reaching the milestone in 662 games and 20 seasons. It took Chaney 22 seasons. Adoph Rupp holds the record, winning 500 in his first 583 games (23 seasons).

9

Wins against “blue blood” programs. Self is 9-8 against four of the most tradition-rich programs in the country: Duke (0-3), North Carolina (3-1), Kentucky (3-3) and UCLA (3-1).

8

Consecutive Big 12 regular-season championships

8

Most losses against any opponent, which turns out to be Self’s alma mater, Oklahoma State, which is 8-11 all-time against Self.

7

Elite Eights (at three different schools)

6

30-victory seasons

2

Final Fours (2008, ’12)

1

National championship (2008)

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