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  1. Coach K responds to USA Basketball criticism during press conference

    Sep 18, 2014, 11:56 AM EST

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    Coach K responded to recent criticisms lobbied at him about unfair recruiting advantages as USA Basketball’s coach.

  2. Rice transfer Sean Obi commits to Duke

    Apr 21, 2014, 8:53 PM EST

    Mike Krzyzewski

    Duke landed an impact transfer on Monday with Rice big man Sean Obi.

  3. [PHOTO] Wojo tweets photo of gigantic tent in Duke’s K-Ville

    Jan 19, 2014, 12:23 PM EST

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    Surprise of morning run was seeing the "tent mansion" in K-Ville! Crazies never disappoint! pic.twitter.com/dUaoEklAmS — Steve Wojciechowski (@steve_wojo) January 19, 2014 Seriously…. How big of a tent do you really need? On his morning run on Sunday, Duke assistant coach Steve Wojciechowski tweeted out a photo of this gigantic, mega-tent (seriously, we need MTV…

  4. Christian Laettner jersey worn during ‘The Shot’ fetches $119,500 at auction

    Jan 13, 2014, 4:25 PM EST

    Christian Laettner

    It’s one of the greatest plays in the history of college basketball. Christian Laettner’s iconic turnaround, buzzer-beater against Kentucky in the Elite Eight of the 1992 NCAA Tournament sent Duke to a 104-103 overtime win — and the Final Four — and earlier this week, the No. 32 jersey that Laettner wore during that famous…

  5. Duke hopes new versatility leads to a Final Four run

    Sep 28, 2013, 10:15 AM EST

    Mike Krzyzewski

    Duke is hoping that it’s newfound versatility will help the Blue Devils advance to the Final Four. Final Fours are always the expectation in Durham and although they lost three experienced seniors in Mason Plumlee, Ryan Kelly and Seth Curry, they gain two of the most versatile wings in the country in Mississippi State transfer…

  6. Coach K and USA Basketball may be on the move

    May 25, 2013, 4:00 PM EST

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    We just found out that Mike Krzyzewski will continue to shepherd America’s elite international basketball squad. Amid a tacit assertion of predictability in the coaching ranks, Coach K paid lip service to the notion that it’s time for USA Basketball to physically move out of its current offices in Colorado Springs. “I think in the near future…

  7. Bill Self isn’t interested in Coach K’s all-time wins record

    Dec 28, 2012, 6:48 PM EST

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    Kansas head coach, Bill Self turned 50 yesterday. And at the half century mark, Self has established an impressive resume as a college coach. In four different coaching stops at Oral Roberts, Tulsa, Illinois, and now Kansas, Self has amassed 486 victories, including two Final Four appearances and a national championship in 2008. On his…

  8. Louisville rolls past Missouri, meets Duke in Battle 4 Atlantis final

    Nov 24, 2012, 1:04 AM EST

    Russ Smith

    The Battle 4 Atlantis final will be between a pair of top-5 teams as Duke will take on Louisville Saturday night. Hours after No. 5 Duke was able to hold off the havoc VCU Rams, Louisville was able to breeze past the No. 13 Missouri Tigers, 84-61. Missouri was plagued with turnovers all night long,…

  9. Coach K and Mason Plumlee talk about Lance Thomas

    Oct 12, 2012, 9:26 PM EST

    Lance Thomas

    Friday afternoon, according to the Associated Press, Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski said that he and his program would cooperate with the NCAA’s inquiry into whether or not former Duke forward Lance Thomas broke rules during his senior season in December 2009. Thomas, a member of the 2010 national championship team, purchased more almost $100,000…

  10. Dean Smith gave Coach K an Olympic-sized leg up in ’05

    Aug 13, 2012, 9:25 AM EST

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    The Tobacco Road rivalry is the biggest in college basketball. Bar none, end of discussion. As much as we like to believe that the games played between North Carolina and Duke supersede all bonds of family and national pride, it turns out that two of the men at the heart of the game’s most vituperative…

  11. Coach K wins gold medal in final game with Team USA

    Aug 12, 2012, 12:58 PM EST

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    After a driving layup by Chris Paul that all but sealed a victory with 51 seconds remaining in Team USA’s gold medal game against Spain Sunday, head coach Mike Krzyzewski gave a display of emotion that we don’t typically see from the stoic and legendary college coach. He jumped up in celebration as Team USA…

  12. Coach K, yoga master?

    Jul 31, 2012, 3:55 PM EST

    Mike Krzyzewski

    Social media has allowed us to take a look into the inside teams that we typically don’t see, especially during the Olympics. The United State Men’s Basketball Team has been especially fun, with players tweeting pictures of other players in less-than-flattering situations, including this gem of Carmelo Anthony sleeping. We got another good one, courtesy…