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 1,170 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.