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Mike Krzyzewski Duke 1981 University Basketball Coach First Season 81263#37
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On March 18, 1980, Krzyzewski was named the head coach at Duke University after five seasons at Army. After a few rebuilding seasons, he and the Blue Devils became a fixture on the national basketball scene with 28 NCAA Tournament berths in the past 29 years and 18 consecutive from 1996 to 2013, which is the second-longest current streak of tournament appearances behind Kansas, which has appeared in the tournament in 24 consecutive seasons. Overall, he has taken his program to postseason play in 30 of his 33 years at Duke and is the most winning active coach in men's NCAA Tournament play with a 82–25 record for a .767 winning percentage. His Duke teams have won 13 ACC Championships, been to 11 Final Fours, and won four NCAA tournament National Championships.
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