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Wilmington hosts Roy Williams, Tar Heel Tour
While Tar Heel fans took selfies with the national championship trophy and chowed down on seafood, Roy Williams was in another room signing away. “The...

Cameron Johnson should sue Pitt for his unconditional release
Cameron Johnson should sue Pitt for his unconditional release. Pitt coach Kevin Stallings is good friends with Roy Williams and was UNC assistant Brad Frederick’s...

Cam Johnson Transfer Primer
There have been several questions regarding Pitt shooting guard transfer Cam Johnson's eligibility status, particularly as it pertains to UNC. So it seems appropriate to...

Pitt’s Cameron Johnson hoping for freedom to play immediately at UNC
Cameron Johnson, a 6-foot-7 guard who averaged 11.9 points last season for the Pitt Panthers, said during a phone interview on Monday that he has...

Roy Williams Receives The Winged Foot Award
On Tuesday, May 16th, the NYAC honored Coach Roy Williams (UNC) and Coach Dawn Staley (South Carolina) with the prestigious Winged Foot Award. The New...

10 programs anxiously waiting on NBA Draft Deadline
Roy Williams has always believed in playing two big men at the same time and that philosophy could be compromised next season if Tony Bradley...

UNC responds to NCAA allegations
UNC Athletic Director Bubba Cunningham spent Tuesday night in New York watching Roy Williams get honored as coach of the national champion Tar Heels. Wednesday,...

Drew Gooden to give Roy Williams a copy of his diploma
“I’ve got three (diplomas) — one for me, one for my mom and one for Roy Williams,” Drew Gooden said. He indicated he would ship...

Roy Williams uses offseason to get NBA feedback, recruits
Since winning the national championship, Roy Williams has spent little time celebrating, a lot of time recruiting and some of the time seeking NBA evaluation...

UNC shouldn’t stop aiming for one-and-done hopefuls
After a veteran-laden UNC team hoisted the 2017 NCAA Championship trophy, the questions followed. Does one-and-done talent really make for the easiest path to a...

This time around, Williams hires Frederick
The successor to UNC assistant C.B. McGrath, who was a fan-favorite walk-on at Kansas during his playing days, was sitting on the Tar Heels’ bench...

UNC's Brad Frederick set to become assistant coach
It hasn't become an official yet, and might not for another month or so, but Brad Frederick will soon become an assistant coach on Roy...

Roy Williams discusses third NCAA Title, ACC meetings
Roy Williams is in Amelia Island, Fla. just a little longer than a month after winning his third NCAA National Title with the Tar Heels...

Small Ball in Play for UNC in 2017-18
UNC may have to play a unique style of basketball by Roy Williams’s standards in 2017-18, relying more on a perimeter-based approach than its traditional...

Kennedy Meeks hopes rebounding prowess will lead to NBA career
At the NBA Draft Combine on Friday, a loose ball bounced toward UNC coach Roy Williams, who was sitting in a chair on the baseline...

Roy Williams Hopes to Coach Another 10-12 Years
North Carolina coach Roy Williams hopes to coach for another 10-12 years. Williams, 66, attended the NBA Draft Combine on Friday to support his former...

UNC hopes to make another South Carolina splash with Zion Williamson
Though Roy Williams is after multiple uncommitted recruits in the 2018 class, Zion Williamson might be at the top of the wish list. Williamson, a...

Roy Williams Yet to Bask in UNC's Championship Glow
Roy Williams hasn’t had much time to revel in North Carolina’s national championship triumph in Phoenix five weeks ago. Instead, the 365-day cycle of college...

Tony Bradley wants first-round guarantee to stay in NBA Draft
Asked Thursday what kind of guarantee he would need to remain in the NBA draft, UNC's Tony Bradley said, "First round." Bradley is currently projected...

Roy Williams never imagined topping Dean Smith’s legacy
Roy Williams never dreamed this could happen. Back in 1982, as an assistant under legendary coach Dean Smith at the University of North Carolina, Williams...

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