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Coach K’s farewell tour: Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski ‘not feeling well,’ leaves game vs. Wake Forest early – CBS Sports

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski will not coach in the second half of the No. 9 Blue Devils’ game vs. Wake Forest on Tuesday night. A Duke official announced Krzyzewski “is not feeling well” and he “will not return to the bench tonight.” 

Krzyzewski  coached the first half of the game and Duke held a 42-33 lead vs. the Demon Deacons at Cameron Indoor Stadium at halftime. However Krzyzewski was not on the bench to start the second half and Duke assistant coach Jon Scheyer, who will take over after Krzyzewski’s retirement at the end of this season, assumed coaching duties.

Krzyzewski missed Duke’s earlier game this season vs. Wake Forest with an illness as well.

As Krzyzewski coaches his 42nd and final season at Duke before handing the program over to associate head coach Jon Scheyer, we will update this piece with the latest tributes — and tribulations — from the farewell tour of a coaching legend.

How to watch Duke vs. Wake Forest live

Date: Tuesday, Feb. 15 | Time: 7 p.m. ET
Location: Cameron Indoor Stadium — Durham, North Carolina
TV: ESPN | Live stream: fuboTV (Try for free)

BC steps up with a donation

Boston College became the latest ACC program to announce a donation to the Emily K Center upon Krzyzewski’s final visit to their arena. The Eagles made the announcement on Feb. 12 before the No. 7 Blue Devils knocked off BC 72-61. The Emily K Center is a nonprofit organization in Durham, North Carolina, named after Krzyzewski’s mother that provides educational programs.

Florida State and Clemson are the other schools that have made similar pledges this season as Krzyzewski makes his final tour around the conference before retiring at the end of this season. The victory over the Eagles improved Duke to 21-4 (11-3 ACC) as five players reached double figures, led by freshman phenom Paolo Banchero’s 16 points and 14 rebounds. It was Banchero’s eighth double-double of the season and second straight.

David Collins incident

Duke easily handled Clemson 82-64 on Feb. 10, but Krzyzewski’s final road game against the Tigers came with some extracurricular drama. Tensions rose in the first half when Clemson guard David Collins undercut Blue Devils’ wing Wendell Moore Jr. as Moore attempted a breakaway dunk. Collins received a Flagrant 2 foul on the play and was ejected after Coach K came on to the floor in protest. Moore was able to return to the game, and Collins apologized to Coach K, which helped diffuse the situation. Before the scary playing involving Moore and Collins, the night began in cordial fashion when Clemson announced it will donate $5 for each of Krzyzewski’s career victories to the Emily K Center, a nonprofit organization named after Krzyzewski’s mother.

Losing to Virginia

Coming off an emotional victory at rival North Carolina on Saturday, No. 7 Duke lost to unranked Virginia 69-68 at Cameron Indoor Stadium on Feb. 7. Cavaliers sophomore guard Reece Beekman drilled a game-winning 3-pointer with 1.1 seconds remaining as the Blue Devils lost for the first time since a Jan. 18 defeat vs. Florida State on Jan. 18. Duke’s Paolo Banchero, who scored a season-low nine points, had a chance to win the game for the Blue Devils, but his desperation 3-point attempt hit only the side of the backboard as the buzzer sounded.

Winning big at UNC

There were no plaques, polite golf claps, video montages or other commemorative …….

Source: https://www.cbssports.com/college-basketball/news/coach-ks-farewell-tour-duke-coach-mike-krzyzewski-not-feeling-well-leaves-game-vs-wake-forest-early/

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski will not coach in the second half of the No. 9 Blue Devils’ game vs. Wake Forest on Tuesday night. A Duke official announced Krzyzewski “is not feeling well” and he “will not return to the bench tonight.” 

Krzyzewski  coached the first half of the game and Duke held a 42-33 lead vs. the Demon Deacons at Cameron Indoor Stadium at halftime. However Krzyzewski was not on the bench to start the second half and Duke assistant coach Jon Scheyer, who will take over after Krzyzewski’s retirement at the end of this season, assumed coaching duties.

Krzyzewski missed Duke’s earlier ga…….

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski will not coach in the second half of the No. 9 Blue Devils’ game vs. Wake Forest on Tuesday night. A Duke official announced Krzyzewski “is not feeling well” and he “will not return to the bench tonight.” 

Krzyzewski  coached the first half of the game and Duke held a 42-33 lead vs. the Demon Deacons at Cameron Indoor Stadium at halftime. However Krzyzewski was not on the bench to start the second half and Duke assistant coach Jon Scheyer, who will take over after Krzyzewski’s retirement at the end of this season, assumed coaching duties.

Krzyzewski missed Duke’s earlier ga…….

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