Coach K cleared after dizzy spell during loss to Wake Forest

Coach K cleared after dizzy spell during loss to Wake Forest

Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski experienced lightheadedness during and after the fourth-ranked Blue Devils' 82-72 loss to Wake Forest on Wednesday night.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014.
By United Press International

COL BKB: Duke 78, Florida State 56

DURHAM, N.C., Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Eighteenth-ranked Duke downed Florida State 78-56 Saturday to give coach Mike Krzyzewski the 900th victory of his career.

COL BKB: Duke 67, Miami (Fla.) 46

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Jabari Parker led the way with 17 points and 15 rebounds Wednesday, allowing No. 18 Duke to cruse by Miami 67-46.

COL BKB: Duke 97, Florida Atlantic 64

DURHAM, N.C., Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Rodney Hood took advantage of his free throw chances Friday to lift Duke to a 97-64 win over Florida Atlantic in what was a big day for the No. 4 Blue Devils.
Krzyzewski to return as U.S. men's basketball coach

Krzyzewski to return as U.S. men's basketball coach

DURHAM, N.C., May 23 (UPI) -- Duke Coach Mike Krzyzewski will return to coach the U.S. men's national basketball team through 2016, USA Basketball announced Thursday.
Report: Krzyzewski to return as Olympic coach

Report: Krzyzewski to return as Olympic coach

DURHAM, N.C., May 22 (UPI) -- USA Basketball scheduled a news conference for Thursday amid multiple reports Duke's Mike Krzyzewski would return as coach of the U.S. Olympic team.

COL BKB: Duke 71, Michigan State 61

INDIANAPOLIS, March 30 (UPI) -- Stephen Curry led the way with 29 points Friday, putting Duke into the NCAA Midwest Region finals with a grueling 71-61 victory over Michigan State.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013.
By United Press International

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COL BKB: Syracuse 78, Rutgers 53

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Jan. 2 (UPI) -- James Southerland finished off a huge first-half run Wednesday that sent Syracuse to a 78-53 victory over Rutgers and Coach Jim Boeheim to a milestone win.

COL BKB: Syracuse 96, Central Conn. St. 62

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Michael Carter-Williams scored 18 points Monday and Coach Jim Boeheim marked a milestone for No. 7 Syracuse in its 96-62 win over Central Connecticut State.
Davis, Kentucky win NCAA title

Davis, Kentucky win NCAA title

Consensus Player of the Year Anthony Davis, a freshman, paced the Kentucky Wildcats to a 38-2 record and the NCAA Tournament championship.
JOHN HENDEL, United Press International
London, Phelps, Bolt star at Olympics

London, Phelps, Bolt star at Olympics

London and the home-standing British athletes stood out at the 2012 Olympics but the spotlight was grabbed by Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt.
JOHN HENDEL, United Press International

COL BKB: Syracuse 72, Detroit 68

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Dec. 17 (UPI) -- James Southerland netted 22 points Monday and third-ranked Syracuse got past Detroit 72-68, giving Orange Coach Jim Boeheim his 900th career win.
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Mike Krzyzewski
Team USA's head coach Mike Krzyzewski sits alone on the bench with Olympic rings on the floor prior to the start of the USA vs Australia men's quarterfinal at the Olympic Basketball Gymnasium, August 20, 2008, at the Summer Olympics in Beijing, China. The Americans won easily, 116-85. (UPI Photo/Mike Theiler)

Michael William "Mike" Krzyzewski (pronounced /ʃəˈʃɛvski/ shə-SHEV-ski; Polish: Krzyżewski ; born February 13, 1947) is the men's college basketball coach of the Duke Blue Devils. He is also the coach of the United States men's national basketball team, whom he led to a gold medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics and the 2010 FIBA World Championship.

Nicknamed "Coach K", Krzyzewski has led the Blue Devils to four NCAA Championships, 11 Final Fours (tied for second most in history), 12 ACC regular season titles, and 13 ACC championships over 30 seasons at Duke. Krzyzewski has amassed an NCAA-record 79 NCAA tournament victories, while averaging more than 25 wins per season. On March 1, 2008, Krzyzewski became the sixth men's basketball coach in NCAA history to reach the 800-win plateau. Krzyzewski has totaled 900 career victories (as of March 20, 2011), making him the most winning active coach, and putting him three wins away from being the most winning men's basketball coach in NCAA Division I history. He was elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame following the 2001 season.

Krzyzewski was born in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Polish-American parents Emily M. (née Pituch) and William Krzyzewski. He has roots in the Pittsburgh area, as his maternal grandparents emigrated from Poland to Keisterville, Pennsylvania. Up until he was 10 or 12, he visited there every summer; Krzyzewski had stated that he suspects the purpose of such trips was to "teach you to know where you came from and to be proud of it."

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