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.

National Champs!

The "Big Three" — Singler, Scheyer and Smith — won the Big One for coach Mike Krzyzewski, his first championship since 2001 and the fourth overall.

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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Duke’s Krzyzewski Shows Leaders How to Lead

The major public threads of Mike Krzyzewski’s life – basketball, leadership, service to country – intersected briefly near the midpoint of Practice Number 20 for the 2013-14 Duke Blue Devils.

Krzyzewski strode the Cameron Indoor Stadium court the other day in a Duke blue shirt and black pants while players swirled through drills defined on a handwritten practice plan by purpose and time span. Assistant coaches Jeff Capel and Steve Wojciechowski pointed and barked; near the end of practice they would direct units wearing blue jersey tops (reserves) and white (starters) in a 12-minute scrimmage.

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