NEW YORK (NBA Communications) — The NBA announced Wednesday that Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer Mike Krzyzewski, the all-time wins leader in NCAA Division I men’s basketball and a six-time gold medalist as head coach of the USA Basketball Men’s Senior National Team, has been appointed Special Adviser to Basketball Operations. In his new role, Krzyzewski
REPORT: Nate James out at Austin Peay after just two seasons
According to an ESPN report, Nate James has been fired as the head men’s basketball coach at Austin Peay. James, a former Duke standout, and long-time assistant to Mike Krzyzewski with the Blue Devils, compiled a 21-39 (.350) record in just two seasons at APSU. This past season, the Governors first in the ASUN (moved
Scheyer adds Baker as Duke Men’s Basketball General Manager
Duke men’s basketball head coach Jon Scheyer has announced the addition of Rachel Baker to the program as general manager. In this exclusive position, Baker will specialize in helping players enhance their personal and professional skill sets, capitalize on strategic partnerships, including NIL opportunities, and work to support players in navigating the opportunities and challenges that come with being
OFFICIAL: Scheyer adds Lucas to Duke Basketball Staff
Duke University men’s basketball head coach Jon Scheyer has announced the hiring of former University of Kentucky assistant coach Jai Lucas (pronounced “jay”), who will hold the same position on Scheyer’s inaugural staff. A heralded recruiter with Durham ties, Lucas, 33, is regarded as one of the nation’s top assistant coaches. His mother, Debbie, and father, Houston Rockets assistant
Kentucky’s Lucas headed to Duke
Kentucky assistant coach / recruiting coordinator Jai Lucas is headed to Duke. UK head coach John Calipari tweeted the following earlier today: Lucas had been at Kentucky since 2020, and was an assistant at Texas before that. Duke has not made an official statement yet.
Jefferson promoted to Assistant Coach at Duke
Duke men’s basketball head coach Jon Scheyer has announced the promotion of Amile Jefferson to assistant coach. A national champion and three-time team captain for the Blue Devils during his playing career, Jefferson served as director of player development during the 2021-22 season. “Having a front row seat for the evolution of Amile’s career has been special,” said Scheyer.
OFFICIAL: Nolan Smith joins Louisville Basketball staff
No secret here…Louisville finally releases an official statement on the hiring of Nolan Smith… Nolan Smith, a member of the Duke University men’s basketball staff for the last six years, has become the first assistant coach hired by University of Louisville head men’s basketball coach Kenny Payne on the Cardinals’ staff. “I’m thrilled to welcome home one of
OFFICIAL: Schrage named special assistant to the head coach at Duke
Duke men’s basketball head coach Jon Scheyer announced the first addition to his staff on Thursday with the hiring of former Elon head coach Mike Schrage as special assistant to the head coach. Scheyer was named Duke’s next head coach in June following the announcement by Hall of Fame head coach Mike Krzyzewski of his plan to retire following the 2021-22 season.
Schrage resigns at Elon; Set to join Duke staff
Elon University Director of Athletics Dave Blank has announced that Mike Schrage, who recently completed his third season with the Phoenix, has submitted his resignation as head coach of the men’s basketball program. Elon will begin a national search for the program’s 19th head coach immediately. Schrage is expected to join the men’s basketball staff at Duke. “I would like
Krzyzewski out tonight; Ewing to miss tomorrow night
Duke’s head coach Mike Krzyzewski will miss tonight’s game at Wake Forest with a “non-COVID virus”, and Georgetown’s Patrick Ewing will be out tomorrow night will be unavailable for tomorrow’s match-up vs Butler in accordance with DC Department of Health guidelines. Associate head coach Jon Scheyer will fill in for Krzyzewski, while assistant coach Louis
Jefferson named Director of Player Development at Duke
Former Duke men’s basketball captain Amile Jefferson has been added to the staff as the team’s director of player development. “This is an honor to be back at Duke and I’m so grateful to Coach Krzyzewski for considering me for this opportunity,” said Jefferson. “I’d also like to thank Coach Scheyer for his help through the
Krzyzewski Announces 2021-22 as Final Season; Scheyer Named Next Head Coach
Duke men’s basketball head coach Mike Krzyzewski, who has won more Division I men’s college basketball games than any coach in history, announced Wednesday that the 2021-22 season will be his final year of coaching. In 46 years as a head coach at Army West Point (1975-80) and Duke (1980-present), Krzyzewski amassed an NCAA-record 1,170