Over 90 Former Duke Players Attend Coach K’s Emotional Final Home Game
Written by B87FM on March 5, 2022
Over 90 former Duke gamers attended head coach Mike Krzyzewski’s final game at Cameron Indoor Stadium on Saturday, towards college rival UNC. Those that have been in a position to make an look on the recreation included Christian Laettner, Grant Hill, Carlos Boozer, Steve Wojciechowski, JJ Redick, Shane Battier, Grayson Allen, and lots of extra.
“That is our dwelling,” Kryzewski stated. “42 years in the past, Tom Butters, the athletic director, took an opportunity on me. When he provided me the job, he stated, ‘It is not your job, it is your loved ones’s job.’ He set the usual straight away of claiming, ‘No matter you are doing, embody your loved ones.’ Now we have taken that, and everybody, that is what Duke is about. Our household has grown up right here: 10 grandchildren, our three lovely daughters. Now we have completely liked being a part of the Duke household.”
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The load of the evening ended up being an excessive amount of for the Blue Devils, who have been upset by the Tar Heels 94-81. Coach Ok additionally admitted that the loss was unacceptable, however shifted focus again to the optimistic season as a complete.
“This is not a part of this system,” he stated. “That is impromptu by me. I am sorry about this afternoon. It is unacceptable. At the moment was unacceptable, however the season has been very acceptable. And I am going to inform you, the season is not over.”
Duke will start their postseason play on Thursday within the quarterfinal of the ACC Match.