Stories tagged: Roy Williams
Mon., Oct. 9, 2017, 6:03 p.m.
Norman Chad: Underbelly of college basketball no place for the meek
I would like to dispassionately discuss college basketball today, without directly referencing the recent footwear follies/FBI probe and without even mentioning a certain notorious sideline suit whose first name rhymes …
Mon., March 27, 2017, 6:19 p.m.
Final Four coaches Few, Williams: Mutual respect and a well-executed practical joke
Gonzaga coach Mark Few and North Carolina counterpart Roy Williams have shot craps together, played cards and hung out at Nike-sponsored coaching clinics.
Fri., April 1, 2016, 11:39 p.m.
North Carolina, Syracuse vastly different but familiar Final Four foes
North Carolina likes to run, and Syracuse prefers to walk.
Fri., Jan. 29, 2016, 9:54 p.m.
UNC’s Roy Williams no fan of ESPN’s focus on NBA prospects
North Carolina coach Roy Williams is no fan of how ESPN touts NBA prospects playing in college games aired by the network.
Sat., June 7, 2014
Rashad McCants alleges academic fraud at North Carolina
North Carolina coach Roy Williams and players from the 2005 national championship team deny they were involved with academic wrongdoing alleged by former teammate Rashad McCants. In an interview with …
Wed., Sept. 26, 2012
Bettman downplays threat of Edmonton moving to Seattle
Hockey: NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman downplayed the threat of the Oilers moving to Seattle on Tuesday as the Edmonton mayor predicted that an NHL team in Seattle wouldn’t sell out …
Thu., Sept. 20, 2012
North Carolina coach Williams rests after kidney surgery
North Carolina men’s basketball coach Roy Williams (pictured right) has begun recovering from surgery Wednesday to remove a tumor from his right kidney and is expected to be on the …
Mon., March 26, 2012
Jayhawks race past Tar Heels
ST. LOUIS – Nothing personal, Roy. Tyshawn Taylor broke out of his slump in a big way Sunday, scoring 22 points and leading Kansas back to the Final Four with …
Fri., Sept. 16, 2011
Carrier Classic college basketball tournament presents challenges
NEW YORK – Tom Izzo joked that when he jumps off the roof after losing a game, at least this time the landing will be soft water. The inaugural Carrier …