According to numerous stories, North Carolina is on the verge of officially choosing Hubert Davis to change Roy Williams as head men’s basketball coach.
Williams announced his retirement previous week right after 33 seasons as head coach at UNC and Kansas. As soon as the news grew to become official, speculation started to flow into that Davis would be his substitution.
The former Tar Heel star and longtime NBA capturing guard has been a member of Williams’ coaching employees because 2012. He also had plenty of assistance from previous teammates.
According to the Raleigh Information & Observer, UNC also interviewed existing assistant mentor Steve Robinson, as very well as previous gamers Jerry Stackhouse (Vanderbilt), King Rice (Monmouth) and Wes Miller (UNC Greensboro).
Eventually, Davis was the choice, as anticipated. An emergency Board of Trustees assembly is at this time staying held with Davis’ candidacy anticipated to be resolved.
Just one UNC supply on the Hubert Davis hire succeeding Roy Williams:
“It’s carried out. Just a formality now.”
— Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanHoops) April 5, 2021
Davis has no head coaching expertise, but he has worked under Williams for approximately a 10 years and absolutely understands what it is like to recruit and perform for North Carolina. This should help him.
It will be interesting to see what his staff members will search like as nicely, and whether or not or not he will keep present assistants Robinson and Brad Frederick, as well as ex-Tar Heels Sean May perhaps and Kendall Marshall, who function in basketball operations.