Are Monday’s NCAA basketball champions headed to the White House?
After beating Gonzaga 71-65 in the national title game, North Carolina coach Roy Williams didn’t sound very excited about the prospect of meeting President Donald Trump during the winners’ traditional visit to D.C.
“The office of the presidency of the United States is the most fantastic place you can be,’’ Williams said after the title game. “But let me think on it.’’
The Tar Heels did previously say on Friday that he didn’t know if the team would even get invited, reports Sports Illustrated.
“I really don’t,” he told reporters.
Williams mentioned his 2005 championship team didn’t go to the White House because they weren’t invited until September. But in 2009 the team did visit with President Barack Obama.
On March 10, Williams told reporters: “You know, our president tweets out more (expletive) than I’ve ever seen.’’
It appears a majority of the team feel the same way.
North Carolina forward Aaron Rohlman told Sports Illustrated that only about three of the 15 Tar Heels voted for Trump.