UNC Coaching Legend Roy Williams Retiring After 33 Years in Basketball
Major news from the college basketball world today, as the University of North Carolina men’s basketball coach Roy Williams has announced he is retiring after 33 years in the college game.
The school has announced a news conference for 4 p.m. today for Williams to address the media.
After 33 years as a Hall of Fame head coach, our beloved Tar Heel Roy Williams is announcing his retirement.— Carolina Basketball (@UNC_Basketball) April 1, 2021
Thank you for all you have done and meant to everyone who plays and loves our game.
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Williams finishes his career with 903 wins, including a 485-163 record at UNC. Before he was with the Tarheels, he was the third-winningest coach in Kansas basketball history.
Williams led the Tarheels to three national championships, in 2005, 2009, and 2017, and was in nine Final Fours overall between Kansas and UNC.
More to come on this breaking story.