Category: Mike Krzyzewski

Tom Izzo and Michigan State Prepare For a Date with Valparaiso on Thursday

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

Michigan State is the No. 3 seed in the Midwest bracket and will take on No. 14 Valparaiso this Thursday. Tom Izzo is concerned that Valparaiso has five senior starters. The Spartans head coach also believes his team hasn't played its collective best basketball yet this season and is poised to ...

Mike Krzyzewski Will Use Last Year’s Loss to Lehigh to Motivate Duke

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

Mike Krzyzewski still doesn't think his Duke Blue Devils were overlooking Lehigh when they lost in a second-round game a year ago. That said, he's making sure this year's team takes Albany very seriously. The Blue Devils open their tournament as a No. 2 seed against Albany on Friday. Mike Krzyzewski ...

Nate McMillan Looks Forward to Coaching in NBA Again, Perhaps in Seattle

Monday, March 11th, 2013

Nate McMillan has taken the year off from coaching basketball, instead spending time on the road, studying the game and his philosophies on it in hopes that he may get another crack in the NBA. The hosts in this interview ponder whether McMillan, who coached in Seattle from 2000-05 and ...

Ryan Kelly’s Performance Against Miami Leaves Him Speechless

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Duke senior forward Ryan Kelly had watched the previous 13 games prior to Saturday night's showdown against Miami with his foot in a walking boot and crutches at his side. He watched as Duke went from National Title Contender to just another team this season. He watched wondering when, or if, he ...

Jerry Colangelo is Prepared With a Plan B and a Plan C If Coach K Doesn’t Return to Team USA

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

There was a time when the rest of the world looked like it was catching up to the United States when it came to basketball on the international level. In 2002, at the FIBA World Championships, the U.S. failed to win a medal. In 2004, at the Summer Olympics, the ...

Duke Coach Mike Krzyzewski: USA Basketball Made Me a Better Coach

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Life continues to go pretty well for Mike Krzyzewski. His Duke Blue Devils are again expected to contend for a national championship and have survived a turbulent college hoops season despite losing Ryan Kelly for about the past two months. He's also got a couple gold medals to fall back on, ...

Mike Krzyzewski Doesn’t Sound Like a Coach Who Has Any Plans to Leave Duke Any Time Soon

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

While Mike Krzyzewski is most known for his incredible success at Duke over the years, Coach K has proven to be much more than just the winningest coach all-time in Division I Men's College Basketball. In 2006, he decided to expand his coaching to the United States Men's Basketball Team ...

Mike Krzyzewski Says The One-And-Done Rule Hurts The College Game

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

The landscape of college basketball has completely changed recently. Even though coaches have no idea how long blue-chip prospects will stay with the program, top programs are still trying to recruit those prospects even if they turn out to be one-and-done players. Those are the kinds of players that win ...

Mike Krzyzewski Finishes His Olympic Career On Top

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

Everyone around college basketball knows how great of a coach Mike Krzyzewski is. His resume speaks for itself. Now, everyone around the country knows as well. In his final game as Head Coach of the Olympic team, the United States won a back-and-forth affair against Spain and made sure that ...

Winning Gold Medals Never Gets Old For Jerry Colangelo

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

When Jerry Colangelo took over as the director of Team USA basketball in 2005, he vowed to change the culture of the program and restore the glory. The mission was accomplished in the 2008 Summer Olympics, but was fully reaffirmed this past weekend when Team USA lived up to expectations ...