Sources confirmed to ESPN that North Carolina is expected to promote long-term assistant Hubert Davis (Hubert Davis) to replace Roy Williams (Roy Williams) as Tar Heels’ new chief basketball coach.
Sources told ESPN that the university’s board of directors met on Monday to approve Davis’ contract.
Hall of Famer Williams (Williams) won three national championships and 900 games, played for North Carolina (North Carolina) for 18 seasons and served as head coach for 33 seasons, he retired last week. He is the only coach in history to win 400 victories in two different schools.
For the past nine seasons, Davis has been accompanied by Williams as an assistant coach at Chapel Hill and became one of the most popular coaches immediately after this job began. One.
Bubba Cunningham, UNC’s sports director, is expected to choose to hire someone from the Carolina family because the program has been in place for the past 70 years, which means Davis and Wes Miller of UNC Greensboro are the front runners.
Sources told ESPN that Cunningham did conduct background research on several names that are not part of Williams’ coaching tree, but Davis has the support of Williams and many previous players.
Davis is a Virginian who played for Dean Smith in North Carolina from 1988 to 1992 before being selected as a first-round draft pick by the New York Knicks . He spent 12 seasons in the NBA with six different organizations. Davis also served as a college basketball analyst at ESPN.
The Carolina Insider and the Raleigh News and Observer reported for the first time that the United Nations Customs Administration is expected to hire Davis.