Multiple media outlets are reporting that University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill head men's basketball coach Roy Williams (pictured) is retiring after 18 seasons at the school.

An official announcement is expected on Thursday afternoon.

Williams won more than 900 games in his 33-year career as a head coach.  He coached at Kansas from 1988-2003, and then followed up with 18 years with the Tar Heels.

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Roy was an assistant under the legendary Dean Smith at UNC before becoming a head coach.  He took his teams to nine Final Fours in 33 years and won national titles at UNC in 2005, 2009, and 2017.

He was also an assistant under Larry Brown for the 2004 U.S. Olympic men's basketball team that won a bronze medal.

Williams was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts in 2007.

 

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