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Mike Krzyzewski wants a new definition of amateurism

The Charlotte Observer reports this morning that Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski is trying to talk some sense into Mark Emmert. Good luck with that. Coach K says that what the NCAA needs is a new definition of amateurism. “All the … Continue reading

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Rick Pitino and multiple NCAA Tournament winners

Since John Wooden's amazing reign of 10 national titles in 12 seasons from 1964 through 1975, eight college basketball coaches have won multiple national championships. Rick Pitino became the eighth on Monday night when his Louisville Cardinals defeated Michigan 82-76 … Continue reading

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Twenty notes on Louisville’s second straight Final Four

A few quick notes from Louisville’s win over Duke: 1. Rick Pitino said that when Kevin Ware fell to the floor right in front of the Louisville bench with 6:33 to go in the first half, “I went to help … Continue reading

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Three reasons why Louisville will beat Duke

INDIANAPOLIS — Three reasons why Louisville will beat Duke today in the Midwest Region final. 1. Louisville has improved since November. The two teams met in the finals of the Battle 4 Atlantis on November 24 in the Bahamas. Louisville … Continue reading

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Links to prepare you for Louisville-Duke

Links to get you ready for today’s Midwest Region final between Louisville and Duke, 5:05 p.m. on CBS: Me: You can read just one more column remembering that 1992 UK-Duke game. Pat Forde: Rick Pitino and Mike Krzyzewski will always … Continue reading

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Highlights from Duke, Louisville press conferences

INDIANAPOLIS — Quick highlights from the Duke and Louisville press conferences here this afternoon previewing Sunday’s Midwest Region final: – Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said “Louisville is the best team and playing the best.” – Lots of questions about the … Continue reading

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Mike Krzyzewsk’s record in regional finals

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski brings an 11-1 record in regional finals into Sunday’s Midwest Region final against Louisville. Though Coach K’s win over Kentucky in 2002 is his most famous regional final, his only loss came against Kentucky in 1998.

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Hate on Coach K if you want, but he’s right

Hat tip @TheUVAFool By all reports, Duke’s play on the floor last night at Virginia was just one of Mike Krzyzewski’s problems. After the game, as Virginia students/fans stormed the court, Coach K got into it with at least one … Continue reading

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Ten Duke notes as the Devils prepare for UK

On the eve of Tuesday’s UK-Duke matchup in Atlanta, here are 10 notes from Duke’s 74-55 over Georgia State on Friday. 1. Mason Plumlee, the 6-foot-11 senior forward, led the Blue Devils with 19 points and 14 rebounds. 2. Tyler … Continue reading

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SEC: Legendary Larry Munson passes at 89

A sad day for the SEC as the league loses two, one a legend, the other far too young. Long-time Georgia play-by-play announcer Larry Munson passed away Sunday night from complications associated with pneumonia. Munson was 89. As Mark Bradley … Continue reading

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