IT is a strange year for the Duke-North Carolina rivalry.The two programs with a combined 11 NCAA championships typically are among the nation's elite as they charge into February. Instead, the Hall of Fame coaches for both the ...
Feb 5, 2021
SETON Hall's Myles Powell and Marquette's Markus Howard went head to head during the regular season in a pair of games befitting two of college basketball's most dynamic players.The potential for a third meeting washed ...
Mar 20, 2020
DURHAM, N.C. - It was a topsy-turvy night for Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski.Freshman center Vernon Carey Jr. had 26 points and 13 rebounds in the ninth-ranked Blue Devils' 79-67 win over Pittsburgh on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila ...
Jan 29, 2020
LAS VEGAS - Gregg Popovich somehow only met Mike Krzyzewski for the first time about four years ago, when the two coaching greats saw their paths finally cross when they were together at a USA Basketball event.They're a whole lot ...
Aug 8, 2019
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Zion Williamson took on 7-foot-6 Tacko Fall at the end and won. So did top-seeded Duke - barely - when two last-ditch shots by UCF rolled off the rim.Williamson had 32 points and helped rally the ...
Mar 25, 2019
COACH Mike Krzyzewski will undergo back surgery and will be on leave indefinitely from DukeDuke said on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) the 69-year old head coach will have the surgery on Friday but is still expected to coach on Wednesday against ...
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Jan 3, 2017
RIO DE JANEIRO - Mike Krzyzewski is heading out, Gregg Popovich is coming in and maybe LeBron James would even come back.It's a time of transition for both the U.S. Olympic team and international basketball and it starts, as ...
Aug 22, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - The trip wasn't always easy, though they arrived at their expected destination.The players on the US Olympic men's basketball team never doubted they would be standing on the gold-medal platform, even after some ...
Aug 22, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - So much is expected of them, mainly because there is so much talent.For a while during these Olympics, though, it seemed like the U.S. men's basketball team was stuck in some kind of Olympic time ...
Aug 19, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - The U.S. men's basketball team expected this.Whether it was for the gold medal, as in the last two Olympics, or just along the road to gold, the Americans figured they would see the Spanish again." ...
Aug 19, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - You love them now, right America?Mike Krzyzewski and Geno Auriemma may have their haters in college basketball, but this is the Olympics. This is when patriotic pride trumps school spirit, when there is no Tar Heel blue, only ...
Aug 16, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - Ahoy there, Captain K.Mike Krzyzewski has warmed up to staying on a cruise ship during the Rio Olympics.The U.S. men's and women's Olympic basketball teams are being housed on the 196-cabin, ...
Aug 9, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - Red, white and blase for one quarter, the US Olympic team woke up and won with ease.Shaking off a sluggish, sloppy start and maybe some Brazilian boredom, the Americans regrouped in the second quarter and romped over Venezuela, ...
Aug 9, 2016
HOUSTON - They have crisscrossed the country, delivering basketball blowouts from coast to coast.Now the US Olympic teams can finally take the only flight they really want.They were to depart together on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) for Brazil, a trip that&# ...
Aug 3, 2016
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CHICAGO - Nearly every time coach Mike Krzyzewski and USA Basketball boss Jerry Colangelo stage a reunion in their hometown, there's plenty of backslapping, a trophy gleaming in the background and the only thing they have to protect is their cocktails. ...
Jul 29, 2016
LAS VEGAS - Mike Krzyzewski is working with his team when suddenly Gregg Popovich enters the gym with his own guys looking to play ball.Krzyzewski vs. Popovich. Five-time NCAA champion vs. five-time NBA champion. It's a mega matchup ...
Jul 21, 2016
TEN years later, Carmelo Anthony still remembers where he stood.He points to a spot between the 3-point arc and the sideline, recalling the position from where he watched a celebration some teammates couldn't bear to face."Everybody was ...
Jul 4, 2016
NEW YORK - Duke's Mike Krzyzewski and women's basketball trailblazer Lucille Kyvallos of Queens College have won the Lapchick Character Award.They were honored on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) at a luncheon in New York celebrating the life of ...
Nov 21, 2015
WHEN it came time for a pro coach again, the US basketball team turned to the one considered the NBA's best.Gregg Popovich, winner of five NBA championships, will have a chance to lead a team to Olympic gold.The ...
Oct 24, 2015
AN NBA coach will likely follow Mike Krzyzewski as US Olympic basketball coach.USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo says on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) during an interview with SiriusXM NBA Radio that the "odds are that it will be a professional coach." ...
Oct 21, 2015
USA Basketball is adjusting to the new Fiba calendar one of the biggest changes is that Mike Krzyzewski will not be the head coach after the 2016 Olympics.Krzyzewski, who has steered Team USA to two Olympic gold medals and two Fiba ...
Oct 20, 2015
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