North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball Coach Roy Williams Retires after 33 seasons

Roy Williams has announced that he is stepping away from coaching. Roy Williams started his career at North Carolina as an assistant under Dean Smith. In 1988, Williams took the helm as the Head Coach for the Kansas Jayhawks. In his time at Kansas, Williams made four Final Four appearances and two National Championships appearances.

In 2003 though, he returned to where it all started and became the Head Coach for North Carolina. Williams won three ACC Tournament Championships, National and Conference Coach of the Year awards, and three National Championships.

In his 33 seasons, Williams has made nine Final Four appearances, three National Championships, and 903 wins. Williams also holds the record for the fastest coach to win 900 games and the only coach to win 400+ games with two different programs. He was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2007.