N.C.A.A. Tournament: Gonzaga vs. Baylor Live Updates

Hubert Davis, left, was hired as the next coach of North Carolina.
Credit…Robert Willett/The News & Observer, via Associated Press

When Roy Williams retired last week after 33 seasons as the head coach at North Carolina, there was widespread speculation about who would fill the shoes of a man who won three N.C.A.A. championships at one of the top programs in the country.

That speculation ended Monday, hours before the national championship game, when the school named Hubert Davis, 50, as Williams’s successor. Davis, who helped lead the Tar Heels to the 1991 Final Four and most recently served as Williams’s associate head coach, becomes the first Black head coach in the program’s history.

Read Story