The University of North Carolina has found its replacement for Roy Williams — the Tar Heels are set to announce alum Hubert Davis as their next head coach … making him the first black head coach in team history.
50-year-old Davis BLEEDS Carolina blue — he played for the Tar Heels under legendary head coach Dean Smith from 1988-1992 … and has served as an assistant coach under Williams since 2012.
The North Carolina native was a BALLER during his time at Chapel Hill … averaging more than 21 points per game his senior year.
Davis also has a ton of experience at the next level — he was selected with the 20th overall pick in the 1992 NBA Draft … and played 12 seasons in the league, most notably with the New York Knicks and Dallas Mavericks.
Davis has ENORMOUS shoes to fill — Williams won 3 NCAA titles during his 18 seasons with the Tar Heels (2005, 2009 and 2017) … and accumulated a 485-163 record.
Williams reached the Final Four with the Tar Heels 6 times … and tacked on 9 ACC regular-season championships.
The Davis era is all but official … with The News & Observer reporting the school’s board of trustees will vote on the hire during a meeting on Monday.
But, with a résumé like Davis’ … who’s gonna say “no?!?”