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UNC Announces Contract Extension for Roy Williams

Three-time national champion and Hall of Fame men’s basketball coach Roy Williams has signed an eight-year contract extension with the University of North Carolina, Director of Athletics Bubba Cunningham announced today. UNC has signed or is announcing:• contracts and/or contract extensions with 11 head coaches, including Williams’ extension, which runs through 2027-28;• personal service contracts

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Daily Dirt – 5/16/17

A few things… Roy Williams confirmed to the Herald-Sun that UNC DBO Brad Frederick is on the road recruiting and will be bumped up to to assistant coach replacing C.B. McGrath who became the head coach at UNC Wilmington earlier in the spring. It also sounds like assistant DBO Sean May will be elevated to

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VIDEO: Roy Williams Collapses During Timeout

North Carolina head coach Roy Williams collapsed during a timeout in the second half of last night’s game at Boston College.  Williams was taken to the locker room, and assistant coach Steve Robinson coached UNC the rest of the game.  Following the Tar Heels 68-65 victory, Williams said that he had a bout of vertigo,

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USBWA Creates Dean Smith Award

The United States Basketball Writers Association and the University of North Carolina jointly announced the creation of an award to honor the late Dean Smith, coaching legend and former Tar Heels basketball coach. The Dean Smith Award will be presented annually by the USBWA to an individual in college basketball who embodies the spirit and

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Tar Heels To Extend Williams’ Contract Through 2020

The University of North Carolina and head men’s basketball coach Roy Williams have agreed in principle to extend his contract through the 2019-20 season and increase the compensation package for the Hall of Famer and two-time national championship-winning coach. The University also agreed in principle on three-year contracts with and awarded salary increases to head

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