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What Bill Self Has Told Team About Big 12 Streak

A closeup of Bill Self in a Kansas Jayhawks uniform.

SAN ANTONIO, TX - MARCH 30: head coach Bill Self of the Kansas Jayhawks looks on during practice before the 2018 Men's NCAA Final Four at the Alamodome on March 30, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

There are only three games left for Kansas in the regular season, but the team does not control its own destiny in the Big 12 regular season standings. With the Jayhawks' streak of Big 12 regular season titles at risk, head coach Bill Self has decided how to address the team about the matter.

According to KUSports, Self has decided that he will not talk to his team about the streak at all. In a recent interview, he revealed that he has not spoken to the team about the streak at any point this season.

“I have not brought that up one time,” Self said last Thursday when asked about the phenomenon. “Not one time this year. We have, with more experienced teams, brought it up, but I haven’t even brought it up. I think all that would do would be just add some pressure to them. … I think the young kids are doing pretty good considering who we’re not playing with. So there’s no reason to add any pressure to what they’re doing.”

Kansas is currently 21-7 overall but has a 10-5 conference record. Rival Kansas State has an 11-4 conference record while Texas Tech has a 10-4 conference record.

If either the Wildcats or the Red Raiders win out their remaining games, the Jayhawks will not get a share of the Big 12 regular season title for the first time in 15 seasons.

Last year the Jayhawks won both the regular season title and the Big 12 tournament en route to a Final Four appearance in the NCAA tournament.

The last time the Jayhawks did not win even a piece of the Big 12 regular season title or tournament was the 2003-04 season - Bill Self's first year at the helm.