Kansas basketball self-imposes 4-game suspension for Bill Self and Kurtis Townsend

Nov 2, 2022

Kansas basketball head coach Bill Self and assistant coach Kurtis Townsend were suspended for the first four games of the season, the school announced Wednesday. This self-imposed punishment by the university stems from a 2017 NCAA investigation into Kansas following an FBI probe that found multiple basketball programs paid top recruits to attend their schools.

Assistant Norm Roberts will serve as interim head coach during Self's absence.

"Coach Townsend and I accept and support KU's decision to self-impose these sanctions," Self said in a statement. "We are in good hands with Coach Roberts, and I am confident that he will do a great job on the bench leading our team. I am proud of the way our guys have handled this situation and I look forward to returning to he bench for our game against NC State."

Source: Yahoo Sports