Tag: Mike Krzyzewski

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ACC Tournament: Duke in it to win it

The script for Duke was win, win early, win big, then get ready for Notre Dame. NC State almost flipped the script.


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Press Conference: Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski at the ACC Tournament

Duke coach Mike Kryzewski and players Grayson Allen and Brandon Ingram talk with reporters after the Blue Devils’ 92-89 win over NC State in the second round of the 2016 ACC Tournament on Wednesday.


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Coach K: Inconsistent officiating costs Duke at Louisville

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski had a ready explanation for why his team lost at Louisville on Saturday: the mean ol’ referees.


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Should coaches call timeout to set up final play, or let them play?

Three high-profile ACC games have come down to a last shot. One coach called a timeout to set up a play, Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski against Virginia.


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Dick Vitale blocked me on Twitter: How I got to this lowly state

Dick Vitale pulled himself away from Coach K’s birthday party Saturday night to lay a Twitter smackdown on yours truly.


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Bennett, Coach K break down Duke game-winner

Duke called a 30-second timeout with six seconds left, down one to seventh-ranked Virginia, and coach Mike Krzyzewski had at least three good options.


Duke picks itself off the deck, scores huge W at #2 UVA

Give Duke credit. The deck was stacked against the Blue Devils, with an assist from Coach K, Mike Krzyzewski, who after the loss at #8 Notre Dame on Wednesday kicked junior sixth man Rasheed Sulaimon out of the program for undisclosed reasons.


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Press Conference: Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski

Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski talks with reporters after the fourth-ranked Blue Devils upset #2 UVA 69-63 on Saturday.


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What We Learned: Another surprising night in the ACC

#4 Duke lost its second game in three days to another middle-of-the-pack ACC team, this one at home to Miami.


Duke freshman Jabari Parker to enter NBA Draft

It wasn’t an easy choice, but Jabari Parker made the choice that most of us assumed he would, declaring on Thursday that he will enter the 2014 NBA Draft, where many analysts think he will be the top pick.


Build your winning team: The UVa. basketball blueprint

It didn’t take Coach K to put in perspective what Tony Bennett has been able to do in turning the UVa. basketball program around, but having a guy with four national championships and two Olympic gold medals to his credit pointing it out doesn’t hurt.


That just happened: Tony Bennett out-coached Coach K

Coach K, Mike Krzyzewski, seemed to have the upper hand. His star one-and-done forward, Jabari Parker, was eating UVa.’s lunch and making a run at dinner.


The Champs Are Here! UVa. tops Duke in ACC Tournament Final

With 5:50 to go, Joe Harris found Malcolm Brogdon on a pretty backdoor cut and pass for an easy layup that gave top seed UVa. a 55-53 lead over #3 seed Duke.


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Did NC State do enough to get NCAA invite? Coach K thinks so

NC State won 21 games, beat Syracuse once, maybe should have beaten the Orange twice, beat Tennessee, but yet the Wolfpack looks to be on the outside looking in as far as the NCAA Tournament is concerned. Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski thinks this is ridiculous, for what it’s worth.


Trevor Cooney, Jabari Parker named ACC basketball players of the week

Syracuse sophomore guard Trevor Cooney has been named the first Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Week of the 2013-14 season, while Duke freshman Jabari Parker was the unanimous choice as ACC Rookie of the Week.


Coach K after loss: Wa-a-a-a-a!

“Look, they had a great crowd. I don’t want to demean the game by this. They played great. (Joe) Harris was unbelievable. That’s the story. Not what happened … we lost. That’s the story of the game. Please. This is not where I want to go with this.”


Former VCU coach added to Coach K’s staff at Duke

Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski announced that former Blue Devil Jeff Capel joins the staff as an assistant coach and Nate James is named special assistant. Capel returns to Duke after spending the previous nine years as the head coach at Virginia Commonwealth (2002-06) and Oklahoma (2006-11), while James has been an assistant coach at […]


Surprise: You’d love Coach K

I warned my wife before we got in the car. “You’re going to love Coach K after this,” I said as we made our way over to the UVa.-Duke game in February. I had an extra press pass for the game, and my wife, a Virginia Tech grad, had never seen Duke in person. Figuring […]


Surprise! You’d love Coach K

I warned my wife before we got in the car. “You’re going to love Coach K after this,” I said as we made our way over to the UVa.-Duke game in February. I had an extra press pass for the game, and my wife, a Virginia Tech grad, had never seen Duke in person. Figuring […]