Kansas coach Bill Self was released from the University of Kansas Health System on Sunday and returned home, the school announced. He is expected to rejoin the team this week before the NCAA tournament.
He missed the Big 12 tournament Wednesday night after going to the hospital with chest tightness and balance issues.
The University of Kansas Health System released a statement about its procedure.
“KU coach Bill Self was released today from the University of Kansas Health System on good terms,” the statement read. “He came to the emergency department Wednesday evening, March 8, complaining of chest tightness and imbalance. Dr. Mark Wiley, clinical director of cardiovascular medicine and interventional cardiologist, said Coach Self underwent a standard cardiac catheterization and two stents were placed to treat his blocked arteries. Coach Sef responded well to the procedure and is expected to make a full recovery.”
In his statement, he confirmed that he plans to rejoin the team.
“I am grateful to the amazing staff at the University of Kansas Health System for the excellent care I received,” she said. “I’m proud of our team and the coaching staff for how they handled it, and I’m excited to be with them as the best part of the season begins.”
Kansas lost the Big 12 Tournament championship game on Saturday, but the Jayhawks still earned the No. 1 seed in Sunday’s NCAA Tournament bracket. They won the Big 12 regular season title and enter Selection Sunday 27-7 overall and 13-5 in the Big 12.