Roy Williams (Coach)

Roy Allen Williams (born August 1, 1950 in Spruce Pine, North Carolina) is head coach of the men’s basketball team at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After averaging about an 80% win percentage in 15 seasons at the University of Kansas, he became the eighteenth head coach at North Carolina when he replaced Matt Doherty in 2003. He is second all-time for most wins at Kansas behind Phog Allen, and third all-time in the NCAA for winning percentage. He earned his 400th win in January 2003, when Kansas beat the University of Wyoming. Coach Williams won his 500th career game against High Point University on December 9th, 2006 in Chapel Hill. On April 4, 2005, Williams shed his title as the most successful coach to never have won an NCAA ring” as his Tar Heels defeated the University of Illinois in the 2005 NCAA Championship game. Williams was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2007.. “