After Sunday’s beatdown by Texas A&M in the NCAA Tournament, North Carolina coach Roy Williams was asked if he thinks about retirement.
Q. Coach, how often do you think of retirement?
ROY WILLIAMS: The last 30 minutes (laughter). You know, I don’t do that, guys. I think about the next practice, the next game. One of my best friends in the world, Jerry Green, asked me when I was Coach Smith’s assistant, what’s your five-year or ten-year plan. I said never have one, never will have one. I try to coach and do the best I can today and hopefully get a chance to do the same thing again tomorrow.
“I realize I’m 67. I can’t run up and down the sidelines, I can’t get out and demonstrate like I used to. And I wasn’t a very good player, but I could demonstrate what I wanted to. No, I don’t think about that. I think about jumping off the top of the building right now, but I don’t think of retirement.”