Category: Roy Williams

Bill Self: Western Kentucky is Not Your Typical No. 16 Seed

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

Five years ago the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers were one of the Cinderellas of the Big Dance. Today, they'll attempt to become the first No. 16 seed to beat a No. 1. Kansas coach Bill Self says Western Kentucky isn't the typical 16-seed, but his Jayhawks cruised to the Big 12 ...

Roy Williams Says It’s Still Hard For Him to Coach Against Kansas

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

North Carolina will need to get by Villanova and before Roy Williams would face his former team in Kansas--assuming the Jayhawks win as a No. 1 seed--and Williams isn't looking ahead. That said, if the reunion does happen, Williams says it won't be easy. He also says in this interview ...

North Carolina Head Coach Roy Williams Says He Enjoys Practice More Than Games

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

In 2010, North Carolina head coach Roy Williams was caught in a talent-gap. He was about to depart the Tyler Hansbrough era and he was awaiting the arrival of future lottery picks Kendall Marshall and Harrison Barnes. Now, he finds himself in that same gap after losing four players, including ...

Top-Ranked Indiana Faces Toughest Test Yet In North Carolina

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

A little bit of luster from tonight's game was lost when North Carolina lost to Butler in the Maui Invitational, but we'll still see a battle of nationally ranked teams when No. 1 Indiana hosts No. 14 North Carolina tonight in Bloomington, Ind. Tar Heels coach Roy Williams will get ...

Roy Williams Bounces Back As He Prepares For His 10th Season At North Carolina

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

What a wild time it has been for North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams. Doctors found tumors on his kidneys late in the offseason and told him there was a 95 percent chance that he had cancer. One surgery and plenty of tenuous time later, they found out the tumors ...

North Carolina’s Roy Williams: “I Really Think Our Best Basketball’s Ahead Of Us”

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

All Roy Williams tried to tell people heading into this season was that his North Carolina team was among the top 10 or so programs in the country. A few months later, he's pretty much saying the same exact thing. The Tar Heels enter their home finale against Maryland tonight with ...

Roy Williams has Successful Debut with Chicago Bears, Not Willing to Do Much Talking About Time with Cowboys

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

I guess the Chicago Bears didn't get the memo about taking a couple steps back in 2011.  Coming off an 11-5 season in 2010 in which they won a disproportionately high number of close games, the Bears were expected to be good but not great or a real threat to ...

Roy Williams, North Carolina Try to Put Last Year’s Debacle at Duke in the Past

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

Roy Williams will never forget last year's trip to Duke. There's no doubt that he wishes that he could. After he and his North Carolina Tar Heels had found a string of success at Cameron Indoor, that all came crashing down in a big way when the Blue Devils blasted them ...

Nick Collins: “I’m not a guy that’s looking to hurt anybody and I think the league knows that”

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

The NFL has been cracking down on helmet to helmet hits and guys are getting fined in the NFL on a weekly basis it seems. Nick Collins was the latest player that had to surrender $50,000 because of his hit on Dallas wide receiver Roy Williams. In the third quarter ...

Dallas Looks to Pick Up Where They Left Off Before the Bye Week

Friday, October 8th, 2010

The Dallas Cowboys are coming off a bye week, which if you were to ask Wade Phillips he might not be happy about.  Before their week off, Dallas won their first game of the season in a big way and it was a big momentum booster for the team.  After ...