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Roy Williams Reaches 800-Win Plateau In Victory Over Syracuse

Tonight, UNC head coach Roy Williams became the 9th Division I head coach to reach the 800-win plateau.

Williams reached the mark in the Heels' 85-68 win over Syracuse. The victory moved UNC to 17-3 overall and 5-1 in ACC play.

Williams joins Mike Krzyzewski and Jim Boeheim as active coaches with 800 wins. Bob Knight, Dean Smith, Adolph Rupp, Jim Calhoun, Jim Phelan and Eddie Sutton also have hit that mark.

Williams is the second-fastest to reach 800 wins, trailing only Rupp.