Legendary Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski to retire after 2021 season

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  • June 3, 2021
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Duke University’s men’s basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski is retiring after this upcoming season, the team confirmed on Twitter Wednesday night.

Coach K has been the head coach for the Blue Devils since 1980.

While there, he’s led the team to five NCAA Division I titles and taken them to the Final Four 12 times. This upcoming season will mark the 41st season for Coach K at Duke.

Krzyzewski was America’s coach too, winning three gold medals with the U.S. men’s national basketball team in 2008, 2012 and 2016.

Duke Men’s Basketball also confirmed on its Twitter account that Duke associate head coach Jon Scheyer will take over the head coach role starting April 2022. Scheyer has been with the coaching staff since 2013.

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