A Look Back: Mike Krzyzewski Hired At Duke: March 18th, 1980

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Greensboro, N.C.--March 18th, 1980....30 Years ago, Duke Athletic Director Tom Butters took a chance and hired Mike Krzyzewski who had been Head Coach at Army.

Click on the video links to see the stories WFMY Sports did on Coach Krzyzewski when he was hired at Duke.

And as the old saying goes, the rest is history.  Coach K has been in charge of Duke ever since and has compiled a record of 806-220 with the Blue Devils and 979-279 all time.

With a win Wednesday night over UNCG, Coach K will pass Dean Smith and move into second place on the All-Time Wins List.


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