Roy Williams, the Corridor of Fame basketball coach who received three nationwide championships with the College of North Carolina and have become one of many faces of males’s school basketball, is retiring after 33 seasons as a head coach, college officers mentioned on Thursday.
Williams received three nationwide championships with the Tar Heels in 18 seasons. He additionally spent 15 seasons with the College of Kansas, and took a complete of 30 groups to the N.C.A.A. event, reaching the Last 4 9 instances.
His final championship got here in 2017, when the Tar Heels beat Gonzaga within the event last a 12 months after shedding the championship sport to Villanova on a buzzer-beating 3-pointer.
Williams was anticipated to deal with followers and journalists at a information convention on Thursday afternoon.