UNC gives hoops coach Roy Williams 8-year contract extension

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina has given basketball coach Roy Williams an eight-year contract extension that runs through the 2027-28 season.

Williams' deal headlined the list of 11 contracts or extensions for Tar Heels head coaches announced Wednesday by athletic director Bubba Cunningham.

He also announced a 10-year extension of the school's contract with Nike that's worth more than $10 million annually and a 12-year extension of its media rights deal with Learfield Communications that has an average annual guaranteed value of $12.6 million.

Williams will be nearly 78 years old when his contract expires in 2028. The Hall of Fame coach has led North Carolina to three national championships and is 432-128 in his 16th season at his alma mater.