Hubert Davis

Hubert Davis (born May 17, 1970)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: North Carolina Tar Heels
Current conference: Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC)
North Carolina record: 29-10 (.744)
Overall record: 29-10 (.744)

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Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2021-present North Carolina
2012-2021 North Carolina (asst)

Hubert Davis Facts

  • Hubert Ira Davis, Jr.
  • Born May 17, 1970
  • Hometown: Burke, Virginia
  • Alma Mater: University of North Carolina (BA, 1992)
  • After starring at Lake Braddock (VA), Davis played four seasons for the Tar Heels and legendary head coach Dean Smith
  • Drafted 20th overall in 1992 by the New York Knicks and played in the NBA for the next 12 seasons (started 156 games)
    • Among the coaches he played for were Pat Riley (NYK), Don Nelson (NYK & DAL), Darrell Walker (TOR), Leonard Hamilton (WAS), Doug Collins (WAS), Rick Carlisle (DET) and Lawrence Frank (NJN)
  • Worked for seven years at ESPN as a college basketball analyst and as a co-host on College GameDay
  • He returned to his alma mater in 2012 to become an assistant coach on Roy Williams‘ staff, serving in that role for nine seasons
  • In April 2021, Davis was officially announced as the new head coach of the Tar Heels, a week after Williams’ retirement
    • Went 29-10 in his first season; entered the NCAA Tournament as an 8-seed but finished as National Runner-Up
  • Along with his wife, Leslie, has three children

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