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Mike Krzyzewski

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  • Coach K finds similarities between Duke stars Brand, Okafor

    It was after the Michigan State game, Duke's second of the year, that head coach Mike Krzyzewski first drew parallels between Elton Brand and Jahlil Okafor. "The only two guys like him," Krzyzewski said when asked to fit Okafor in with his Duke...
  • Can't-Miss Field Goals? Brimah Streak On Line Vs. Duke

    Can't-Miss Field Goals? Brimah Streak On Line Vs. Duke
    STORRS — The name Jahlil Okafor jumps off the page and into every UConn fan's cereal bowl this week. But what about Ray Voelkel and Torian Oglesby? Amida Brimah never heard of them. Of course, when UConn beat Duke for the NCAA title in 1999 and...
  • Okafor has double-double in Duke's 75-62 win over Elon

    DURHAM, N.C. On his 19th birthday there were party hats sprinkled throughout the student section to commemorate the occasion Jahlil Okafor turned in a performance for the ages. In the 75-62 win over Elon, Okafor finished with 25 points and 20 rebounds...
  • Duke sophomore forward Semi Ojeleye to transfer

    Sophomore forward Semi Ojeleye has decided to leave Duke's men's basketball program, the school announced Sunday. Ojeleye is leaving in good academic standing, which will allow him to transfer to another Division-I school and be eligible to play in the...
  • Coach K on Cubs landing Jon Lester: 'Hallelujah'

    Duke basketball coach and lifelong Cubs fan Mike Krzyzewski learned about the Jon Lester signing Wednesday during a guest spot on "The Dan Patrick Show." His reaction summed up the feelings of all long-suffering Cubs fans: “Hallelujah."...
  • NBA teams lining up to draft Chicago native

    About a year ago, Chicago’s Jahlil Okafor told the nation what college basketball team he had chosen to play for. (Spoiler alert: It was Duke.) This year, there’s already talk about NBA teams “tanking” for the opportunity to...
  • Defense most impressive in Duke's win over No. 2 Wisconsin

    MADISON, Wis. It took less than five minutes for Duke to scrap its initial defensive plan. And the on-the-fly switch went off with hardly a hitch. There are many impressive statistics to point to from Duke's 80-70 victory at No. 2 Wisconsin. But,...
  • Duke freshman help power road win over Wisconsin

    MADISON, Wis. Dating back to the preseason, the Duke upperclassmen and coaches insisted the freshmen didn't play like it. They had poise beyond their years that's how the talking point went. Wednesday night, the Blue Devils proved that wasn't just talk....
  • Wednesday's local interest college basketball roundup: Spiders survive Thornton's career-high 37, edge W&M 68-67

    While William and Mary’s Marcus Thornton was wearing out Richmond, the Spiders were wearing down the Tribe, though barely. Thornton, a 6-foot-4 senior guard, scored 37 points. Richmond survived that and perilous moments in the final seconds to...
  • Duke dumps Wisconsin in top-5 showdown

    Duke dumps Wisconsin in top-5 showdown MADISON, Wis. -- Youth trumped experience as a freshman-laden Duke squad bested a veteran Wisconsin team Wednesday. Freshman guard Tyus Jones scored a team-high 22 points, pacing the fourth-ranked Blue Devils to...
  • On The Fly: A Statement In St. Louis

    On The Fly: A Statement In St. Louis
    Five St. Louis Rams players raised their hands during introductions before the game against the Oakland Raiders on Sunday in a show of support for the people of Ferguson and Michael Brown, who was fatally shot by a police officer on Aug. 9. The "don't...