Mike Krzyzewski and Rick Pitino are quite familiar playing for tournament championships any time of year.
While the two storied coaches have teams quite capable of winning college basketball's biggest prize come April, they have a chance to bring home the Battle 4 Atlantis title Saturday night when Krzyzewski's fifth-ranked Duke squad clashes with Pitino and No. 2 Louisville in the Bahamas.
The winningest coach in men's Division I history, Krzyzewski has four NCAA tournament titles and eight appearances in the championship game among his 11 Final Four showings. He also has consistently had the Blue Devils (5-0) playing well in tournament settings, and Duke carries a 22-game winning streak in regular-season tournaments after Saturday's 67-58 victory over VCU in the semifinals.
Mason Plumlee had 17 points and 10 rebounds for his second double-double in as many games in the Bahamas, but Krzyzewski also lauded the 6-foot-10 senior's ability to help break the Rams' pressure defense al...