UPDATED: KK Reported KU Coach Bill Self Suffered Heart Attack, Doc Disputes

As always, we try to lead TKC readers to where the REAL news is . . . Today, credit KK with getting into medical drama that dominated morning news. 

KK Has Issues features about an hour of coverage and more than a few important sources on the topic.

The basics . . .

"Multiple media outlets report Kansas Head Coach Bill Self suffered a heart attack in Kansas City at the Big 12 Tournament."

Officially, here's what the mainstream is reporting . . . 

The team issued a release Thursday morning says, "Self is doing well and receiving great care at the University of Kansas Health System.”

KU Sports reports a source with knowledge of Self’s condition told the Journal-World that the long-term prognosis was positive.

UPDATED with more "official" word: 

In the latest update, the KU Athletics announcement clarified — and perhaps dispelled some internet rumors by noting — Self “did not suffer a heart attack.”

“KU men’s basketball coach Bill Self is a patient at the University of Kansas Health System. Chief Medical Officer Dr. Steve Stites wants to clarify that Coach Self did not suffer a heart attack, as reported by some media,” the University of Kansas Health System said in a statement. “He arrived at the emergency department last night and underwent a standard procedure that went well. He is expected to make a full recovery.”

The University of Kansas Health System said there wouldn’t be any further medical details released for the time being.

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com links . . .

Again . . . KK has the most in-depth analysis . . .

Breaking News: Bill Self Suffers Heart Attack in KC | Kevin Kietzman Has Issues

Multiple media outlets report Kansas Head Coach Bill Self suffered a heart attack in Kansas City at the Big 12 Tournament. The University has issued a release that states Self is at the University of Kansas Hospital for an "illness" and will not coach KU in at least their first game.

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