Duke basketball head coach Mike Krzyzewski, or Coach K, playing in his last NCAA Tournament, some fans are rightly asking exactly how old he is. How old is Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski?
Duke has high expectations this season for a reason, as a young squad looks to match that with a long March Madness run.
In Krzyzewski’s final season, nonetheless, an early exit would be a massive disappointment. Krzyzewski lost his final matchup with North Carolina already — an occurrence that was also his final home game in Durham.
How old is Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski?
Coach K is 75 years old, though he doesn’t look it. Krzyzewski faced off against fellow Hall of Famer Tom Izzo in the second round of the 2022 NCAA Tournament.
Who will coach Duke basketball next year?
Duke and Coach K has tabbed Jon Scheyer as the Blue Devils’ coach in waiting. Scheyer, a former Duke player himself, has played an influential role in both in-game strategy and recruiting. Were he not coaching Duke next season, odds are he could get a head coaching gig elsewhere in a heartbeat.
Coach K NCAA Tournament record
Krzyzewski is 97-30 overall in the NCAA Tournament, and has won five National Championships.
Where does Coach K rank among NCAA basketball wins for a coach?
Coach K is the winningest coach in Division 1 basketball history, with a record of 1,126–308.
While some may loathe him, Krzyzewski has undoubtedly made his claim as the best head coach in college basketball history. Before Krzyzewski’s arrival, Duke wasn’t as we know them today. Krzyzewski has turned them into a Division 1 college basketball behemoth.
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