Roy Williams is going to the Final Four for the eighth time as a head coach, after North Carolina beat Notre Dame 88-74 on Sunday in the Elite Eight.
So, the 65-year-old head coach has plenty of experience cutting down nets, but you wouldn’t know that by his net-cutting efforts following the Tar Heels’ big win, as he came out with a bloody finger:
Listen to the ovation as Roy Williams climbs the ladder to cut the nets after clinching his eighth Final Four berth.https://t.co/fE9ZjKiogz
— Campus Rush (@CampusRush) March 28, 2016
Roy Williams cut his finger at some point when cutting down the net pic.twitter.com/CA7F4jTKYU
— The Cauldron (@TheCauldron) March 28, 2016
But when you’re a Hall of Famer, you quickly figure out how to spin an embarrassing moment into making yourself look like a badass.
“I’ve really got very good-looking blood. It’s very bright, very deep colors.”
There’s a good chance that Williams gets a shot at (blood-free) net-cutting redemption in the next week, as the Tar Heels enter the Final Four as favorites to win the National Championship.
Updated NCAA Title Odds:
($100 wins …)
North Carolina +130
— RJ Bell (@RJinVegas) March 28, 2016