“He’s progressing nicely,” Self said Monday. “The medical staff feels good about where he is, but no, there’s no update on a timeframe.”
Kansas is the No. 2 seed in the South and faces No. 15 Eastern Kentucky on Friday in St. Louis. Assuming they win, the Jayhawks would face the winner between No. 7 New Mexico and No. 10 Stanford.
The 7-foot Embiid has been out with a back injury since March 1.
If Embiid doesn’t play in the second game, it’s possible he could return for the Sweet 16.