BROOKLYN — A moment of pure frustration for North Carolina head coach Roy Williams turned into social media’s best gift Wednesday night, according to Yahoo! Sports.
The moment happened during North Carolina’s 78-59 throttling of Syracuse in the second round of the ACC Tournament in Brooklyn.
The Hall of Fame coach lost his cool and attempted to tear his suit jacked in half after guard Theo Pinson grabbed a rebound and put up a shot quick shot that Williams didn’t like. Unfortunately for Williams, he didn’t come close to ripping the jacket.
“It’s embarrassing to try the sucker and not do it,” he said. “I thought I was stronger than that to be honest with you.”
He jokingly told Pinson that he was trying to rip the jacket because he couldn’t put his hands on him.
As expected, Twitter quickly picked up on Williams’ failed effort and ran with it: