Stunner: Maryland Terrapins Basketball Coach Gary Williams Retiring

GREENSBORO, NC - MARCH 10: Head coach Gary Williams of the Maryland Terrapins encourages his team while playing against the North Carolina State Wolfpack during the second half of the game in the first round of the 2011 ACC men's basketball tournament at the Greensboro Coliseum on March 10, 2011 in Greensboro, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

UPDATE - More detailed story about this one now. Shift the convo up there.

Um, holy wow. Holy holy holy holy holy wow.

BREAKING NEWS: Gary Williams confirmed to ESPN's @notthefakeSVP that he is retiring as Maryland's basketball coachless than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply

 

I have to run out of the house at the moment. I haven't yet seen a reason given. Too old? Health issues? Tired of dealing with Le Haterz? (Forced out?) Who knows. This is an utter bombshell of epic proportions.

Unbelievable.

Obviously, a search starts now. So, too, does a lot of other stuff. I need to wait longer before feelings start seeping out. Right now, I'm just in shock. I don't even know what to say.

Exit question: what does FireGary do now? Exit question part two: How quickly can we get his name on the court?

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