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Coach’s Corner: Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski

It’s no secret Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski loves his involvement with USA Basketball.

Coach K is signed on to coach the U.S. men’s basketball team through the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, and once you get him talking about international basketball these days, it’s hard to get him to stop.

He’ll point out photos and show you trinkets from Beijing and London in his office. He’ll share stories featuring LeBron James and Kobe Bryant. He’ll tell you coaching against international competition is one of the most rewarding experiences he’s had in his career.

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Coach K Pays Northwestern Visit After Team Snaps Skid

Northwestern coach Chris Collins admitted he wasn’t known for his defense when he played at Duke.

“So for [Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski] to be at one of my games where my team holds a team to 35 points, that means a lot to me,” ­Collins said.

Krzyzewski watched from the stands as the Wildcats limited Western Michigan to 24.4 percent shooting in a 51-35 victory Saturday at Welsh-Ryan Arena.

“It was great to see him and hear what he had to say. It was an honor to have him in the building,” said guard/forward Drew Crawford, who had 15 points and nine rebounds to help Northwestern (5-5) snap a three-game losing streak.

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Inside Basketball with Duke’s Coach K Airs Saturday

Get ready for the upcoming Duke men’s basketball campaign with the season premiere of Inside Basketball with Duke’s Coach K. The 30-minute show, produced by the Blue Devil IMG Sports Network, airs Saturday, Nov. 2 at 9:30 a.m. on Fox Sports South.

This weekend’s show features Hall of Fame Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski previewing the 2013-14 Blue Devil team and the new fast-paced, full court attack Duke plans to utilize this season, as well as a recap of the team’s recent “Duke Elevate” trip to New York.

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