Coach K shares his thoughts on LeBron going back to Cavs

Of all the coaches in the college basketball and NBA world, none may be better suited to discuss LeBron James’ move to Cleveland than Mike Krzyzewski. Duke’s legendary leader has coached James on Team USA during two Olympic sessions, and James’ new running mate with the Cavaliers, Kyrie Irving, played for Krzyzewski for one season at Duke.  Krzyzewski expects great things...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Jim Boeheim On His Infamous Jacket Toss: “If We Can Get $14,000 (For Charity), I Might Do It At North Carolina Next Year”

The ACC Digital Network sat down for a conversation with the league’s four legendary Hall of Fame coaches: Jim Boeheim, Mike Krzyzewski, Roy Williams, and Rick Pitino. In the latest quick clip from the discussion, the coaches discuss Boeheim’s now infamous freak-out at Duke, where he stormed the court after a very questionable charge call and drew double technical fouls. In the...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Kennard staying busy, looking ahead

Sometime this month, Luke Kennard might take a few days to live like a normal high school senior-to-be lives. He's most certainly not that. But Ohio's Mr. Basketball has his college recruiting out of the way, he's been busy in Colorado Spring with USA Basketball under-18 national team trials. When he returns to Franklin, Ohio, he won't be fielding recruiting calls...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Jazz hire Quin Snyder as head coach

credit: Deseretnews.com After interviewing a few different candidates for their head coaching job, the Utah Jazz have hired Hawks assistant coach Quin Snyder as their new head coach. Marc Stein of ESPN.com reported this story following up on a report from Sportando. Sportando has also confirmed that this is a 3-year contract that Snyder has agreed to. Snyder spent some time working...
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Quin Snyder To Coach Utah Jazz

The Utah Jazz have hired Quin Snyder as their new head coach, according to Sportando.com. Both parties have agreed on a three-year deal. Snyder spent last season as the assistant coach of the Atlanta Hawks. Snyder played and coached under Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski. He was also an assistant coach for the Los Angeles... The post Quin Snyder To Coach Utah Jazz appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Brad Stevens a future Duke Blue Devil?

Duke's Mike Krzyzewski is one of the most high profile coaches on the planet, and when he finally elects to step down (he's now 67 years old) it's going to be a huge story.  With that in mind, people can't help but speculate on who his replacement might be.  ESPN's Jeff Goodman tackled the subject yesterday, listing several "likely" candidates for...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Coach K expects change in Durham next season

Coach K is expecting change.  Of course, he's not just talking about losing his top two scorers and his associate head coach.  Mike Krzyzewski is referring to his team's ability to adapt. “We are going to change the way we do a few things or how we run a practice, how we do our game preparation,” Krzyzewski said. “It’s been a very busy spring adapting to the...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Brad Stevens Given 6-1 Odds To Replace Mike Krzyzewski As Duke Coach

Almost from the day Brad Stevens was hired to coach the Boston Celtics, there have been rumblings that Causeway Street is only a pit stop en route to another historic program. ESPN.com has given Stevens 6-1 odds to replace Duke coach Mike Krzyzsewski once the legendary “Coach K” retires. Although Krzyzewski’s retirement is not believed to be imminent, Stevens has long been...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Coach K: Chris Mullin the recruit 'who got away'

Mike Krzyzewski has recruited some of the top high school players in the country during his tenure at Duke. From Grant Hill to Jay Williams to Jahlil Okafor, a long line of heralded prospects have joined the Blue Devils. Of course, Kryzyzewski has had his share of recruiting misses, too. Answering an array of rapid-fire questions on Thursday’s episode of SI Now, the Duke coach...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Don Meyer, one of college basketball's winningest coaches, dies

Don Meyer, one of the winningest coaches in college basketball who came back from a near-fatal car accident and liver cancer before closing out his career, has died in South Dakota. He was 69. Meyer led his teams into the playoffs 19 times and compiled a 923-324 during his 38-year career, most of which he spent at Lipscomb in Tennessee and Northern State in South Dakota. The former...
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May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Krzyzewski, Pitino, Calipari, Self Earn College Basketball's Highest Salaries

Mike Krzyzewski is the highest paid head coach in college basketball, making a salary of nearly $10 million per season. Mike Krzyzewski $9,682,032 (Duke) Rick Pitino $5,758,338 (Louisville) John Calipari $5,511,381 (Kentucky) Bill Self $4,960,763 (Kansas) Billy Donovan $3,905,964 (Florida) Tom Izzo $3,893,954 (Michigan State) Steve Alford $3,473,973 (UCLA) Thad Matta $3,282,000 ...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: L.A. “made their usual run at Mike Krzyzewski,” according to report

If you’re a pretty good basketball coach, there’s a decent chance the Los Angeles Lakers will reach out to you over the next few weeks. After Mike D’Antoni resigned last week, a plethora of candidates have been linked to the Lakers’ head coaching position, including a number top college coaches. Last night, North Carolina’s Roy Williams was mentioned as someone who’s...
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May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisconsin to play Duke in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Wisconsin's basketball season ended just under a month ago, but there's already a game to circle on the 2014-15 calendar. It was announced Thursday that the Badgers will host Duke in next season's ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Both teams are widely regarded as top-five teams entering the new season. The teams will meet in the Kohl Center on Dec. 3. A time for the game will be...
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May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas student tells 5-star recruit to not pick the Longhorns

Most students would do anything to get a blue chip prospect to commit to playing at their school. But one writer for the University of Texas student newspaper is being brutally honest about the state of the Longhorns' basketball program. Five-star recruit Myles Turner, of Euless, Texas, is still undecided where he will attend college. Texas is on his shortlist, along with traditional...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

The future for Duke Basketball

Duke basketball Coach Mike Krzyzewski has already said he sees himself at Duke for at least another five seasons.  This will make Duke set for at least the next five seasons, and those five seasons could turn in to seven very easily.  This will put Duke in a great position going forward with recruits, and at a competitive stand point for at least the next five seasons. The recruiting...
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April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Coack K Highest Paid College Coach At $9.6M/Yr

College athletics is BIG business, generating billions of dollars annually. So where does all that money go? Well, a portion of it goes to paying coaches hefty salaries and USA Today reports the largest benefactor of this compensation structure is none other than Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski who made a cool $9.6 million in 2011. No. 1: Mike Krzyzewski, Duke: $9,682,032 In the 2011 calendar...
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April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Krzyzewski Is the Highest Paid Coach in American Sports

USA Today released a list of the salaries of several of the top college basketball coaches. According to the report, Duke’s Mike Krzyewski is the highest paid coach, earning $9,682,032 this year (a bump of $2,448,056 from the previous year).  The second highest paid coach on the list is Lousiville’s Rich Pitino, who makes $4,678,327. Nick Saban, the highest paid coach in college...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Reports: Marquette to hire Duke assistant Wojchiechowski as head coach

MILWAUKEE -- Marquette University has found its next basketball coach, as the school is set to hire Duke associate head coach Steve Wojchiechowski to replace Buzz Williams, according to multiple reports. Wojchiechowski has spent the last 15 years as an assistant coach under Mike Krzyzewski at Duke and was promoted to associate head coach in 2008. The Blue Devils won national championships...
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April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Duke's Steve Wojciechowski reportedly takes Marquette job

Duke associate head coach Steve Wojciechowski has agreed to become the next head coach of Marquette basketball, a source told CBSSports.com this morning. For many years Wojciechowski was deemed Mike Krzyzewski’s successor. (Can you tell I got an ‘A’ in spelling class?) but now the man colloquially known as Wojo will fill the vacancy left by Buzz Williams, who mysteriously took...
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April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Duke’s Steve Wojciechowski Takes Marquette Head Coaching Job

Many in college basketball believed that Duke assistant Steve Wojciechowski was the heir apparent to Mike Krzyzewski in Durham. It appears that such a possibility, at best, is on hold. Tuesday, according to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman, the Blue Devils associate head coach decided to leave the program and take the head coaching job at Marquette. The Golden Eagles lost former head man Buzz...
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April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Duke associate head coach Steve Wojciechowski to interview for Marquette job

Duke associate head coach Steve Wojciechowski will interview with Marquette, according to the Durham Herald Sun. He has been with Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski for 19 years, four as a decorated point guard and 15 as an assistant. Coach Wojo, as he is known, would be a good hire based on his background. He has been a part of two national championships and assisted Coach K at the Beijing...
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April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Marquette interviewing Duke's Wojciechowski

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Duke assistant Steve Wojciechowski interviewed for the Marquette job Monday, said a person familiar with the situation. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because Marquette is not commenting publicly about specific candidates for the position. The Golden Eagles are looking for a replacement for Buzz Williams, who earlier this month...
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March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Duke Basketball’s Coach Mike Krzyzewski opens himself up to criticism

It doesn’t matter what he has done in the past, all that matters is what he is doing now.  Duke Basketball’s coach Mike Krzyzewski has been one of the best college coaches of all time, but after another disappointing season he will open himself up for criticism.  Critics will look to his age and the results over the past three seasons and say that maybe it’s time for him...
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March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Duke's Krzyzewski wants to coach at least 'next five years'

Following one of the 2014 NCAA Tournament's biggest upset -- a 78-71 loss to 14-seed Mercer -- these are not the best of times for the Duke basketball program. But the architect of one of the most successful programs of the past four decades has no plans to call it quits. Blue Devils coach Mike Krzyzewski met with reporters this week and said that he plans to be on the Cameron...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Krzyzewski Plans On Remaining At Least Five More Seasons At Duke

Mike Krzyzewski plans on spending at least five more seasons at Duke. "I'm looking forward to the next five years," Krzyzewski said during his end-of-season address to reporters. "What do we do in the next five, not just what do we do next season. What are the decisions? The first thing is, I look at me. I'm going to be here. "This past year I had a few...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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