On Friday, North Carolina Tar Heels head men’s basketball coach Roy Williams underwent successful knee replacement surgery. North Carolina announced the surgery — which doctors say “went well” — on social media.
Coach Williams underwent successful surgery today to replace his right knee. Dr. Walt Beaver says it went very well, RW resting comfortably
— Carolina Basketball (@UNC_Basketball) May 27, 2016
Last season, the Tar Heels fell to Villanova in the national championship after a 33–7 (14–4 ACC) season.
They will look to make another deep run in the NCAA Tournament next season with a healthy coach roaming the sidelines.
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