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UNC Basketball: Introducing new head coach Hubert Davis

CHAPEL HILL, NC - APRIL 06: Hubert Davis is introduced as the new men's head basketball coach at the University of North Carolina at Dean E. Smith Center on April 6, 2021 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. (Photo by Jeffrey Camarati/Getty Images)

A press conference was held Tuesday afternoon to introduce UNC basketball’s new head coach Hubert Davis. Here are a few key points:

History was made as Hubert Davis was announced as the first African American head coach at the University of North Carolina, replacing the now-retired Roy Williams. The traditional press conference was held with many in attendance, including Williams, to celebrate the new hiring and the passing of the blazer.