Chrismckradio 8:19 pm
Breaking news to Chrismckradio, Duke legendary Hall of Fame head coach Mike Krzyzewski will be retiring after 42 years as coach of the Duke Blue Devils, after the 2021-22 season. Krzyzewski announced it was time for his to step down.
Krzyzewski, 74, led Duke to 12 Final Fours, five national championships, says he wants to go out strong when season begins later this year.
Krzyzewski began his collegiate coaching career as a graduate assistant to Hall of Fame coach Bob Knight at Indiana, then he went on to become the head coach at Army, and his final destination Duke.
Krzyzewski says he fully believes in coach Jon Sheyer who played for him during the 2010 season when Duke won the national championship.
" Jon has done everything, and in the last few years, we've taken it up to another level. He's one of the smartest coaches in the country, to be quite frank. Nobody knows that as much as I know it."
According to sources, Duke is getting top prospect in the country forward Paolo Banchero. Duke could be in the hunt for their 6th national title.
Krzyzewski is currently the all-time men's college basketball winningest head coach. He has a total of 1,170 Division 1 wins.
Krzyzewski says at the press conference the main reason he will be retiring is to spend more time with his family.