Coach K Earns Career Win No. 1,000

Mike Krzyzewski earned his 1,000th career win Sunday, making him the first NCAA Division I men's coach to reach the milestone, when No. 5 Duke surged past St. John's 77-68.

Coach K Leads U.S. To Gold in London

The U.S. men's basketball team defended its title by fighting off another huge challenge from Spain, pulling away in the final minutes for a 107-100 victory on Sunday and its second straight Olympic championship.

903! Coach K Passes Knight on All-Time Wins List

"Coach K" became Division I's winningest coach when No. 6 Duke beat Michigan State 74-69 on Tuesday night in the State Farm Champions Classic. The Blue Devils gave Krzyzewski his 903rd win, breaking the tie with Knight, Krzyzewski's college coach at Army and his mentor throughout his professional career.

Coach K Earns Career Win No. 1,000

Mike Krzyzewski earned his 1,000th career win Sunday, making him the first NCAA Division I men’s coach to reach the milestone, when No. 5 Duke surged past St. John’s 77-68.

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Coach K’s achievement is model of adaptability, flexibility and excellence

Mike Krzyzewski will accumulate 1,000 career victories in a matter of days, perhaps as early as Sunday.

It’s an astounding accomplishment — one that comes along with 40 years as a Division I head coach — and it’s impressive even to peers that have piled up hundreds and hundreds of wins themselves.

So, what’s the secret to longevity in this profession? How can coaches stick around long enough (and win enough) to get to this point? USA TODAY Sports posed these questions to some of the sport’s most successful coaches.

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Video Archive: Coach K’s 500th Career Win Comes in Dramatic Fashion

As we count down to Mike Krzyzewski’s 1,000th career victory, we take you back through some of Coach K’s most memorable moments as Duke head coach. In this Coach 1K Moment, Duke senior Roshown McLeod and freshman Elton Brand help the Blue Devils overcome a 17-point second half deficit against bitter rival, North Carolina. The win not only sealed an undefeated season at Cameron Indoor Stadium, but also was the 500th of Coach Krzyzewski’s career.

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