Kansas stops NC State, will face former coach Roy Williams

rwillett@newsobserver.com UNC's Roy Williams can't believe the play during the first half of North Carolina's game against Ohio in the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, Missouri.

UNC coach Roy Williams huddles with his players during their practice on Thursday March 22, 2012 at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis. By Luke DeCock – luke.decock@newsobserver.com ST. LOUIS — Roy Williams was walking the streets Thursday morning

Roy Williams, who has 61-year-old knees, takes a daily walk, instead of a jog these days. Thursday, the ninth-year University of North Carolina basketball coach who coached the previous 15 years at Kansas University

By Chris Ackels, Featured, North Carolina Friday, March 23rd, 2012 5:18 pm North Carolina head coach Roy Williams loves March Madness. And he has every reason to: he's been to the tournament in 22 of the last 23 seasons, and has won at least one game

Friday's OT win against Ohio was the 675th of coach Roy Williams' career. That ties him with Louisville's Denny Crum for 21st on the all-time wins list. Williams is 675-168 and 257-67 in his nine seasons at his alma mater.