Mike Krzyzewski Retiring After 42 Seasons at Duke

It’s the end of an era … legendary college basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski is retiring after this upcoming NCAA season, completing 42 seasons at Duke.

WHOA.

The news was confirmed by college basketball insider Jeff Goodman, who says an official announcement is expected soon.

Goodman also says 74-year-old Coach K is expected to be replaced by Jon Scheyer, a former Duke player who’s currently an asst. coach with the Blue Devils.

Scheyer will have MASSIVE shoes to fill — Coach K has coached 5 national championship teams and has led the Blue Devils to 12 Final Four appearances.

Coach K became the first Div. I men’s coach to reach 1,000 victories … and he currently has 1,165 total.

Krzyzewski became Duke’s head coach in May 1980 … after serving as Army’s head coach for five seasons.

Coach K is widely considered one of the best coaches EVER … and has the most career NCAA tournament victories (97).

Over the past 41 seasons, Krzyzewski has coached 9 national players of the year and 28 NBA lottery picks … including guys like Jason Williams, J.J. Redick, Grant Hill, Christian Laettner, Jabari Parker and more.

Coach K has also led the bench for the national team … winning 6 gold medals with Team USA.

Story developing …

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