Retirement looms, but Krzyzewski's influence built to last
Duke Krzyzewski Influence Basketball FILE - Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski kisses the net after cutting it down following Duke's 61-59 win over Butler in the men's NCAA Final Four college basketball championship game Monday, April 5, 2010, in Indianapolis. His influence on the sport will remain long past that final farewell. Regardless of when or how the end comes, Krzyzewski’s place is unquestioned among the greatest coaches in the history of American sports. 1 in The Associated Press men’s college basketball poll. ___Follow Aaron Beard on Twitter at https://twitter.com/aaronbeardap___More AP college basketball: https://apnews.com/hub/college-basketball and https://apnews.com/hub/ap-top-25-college-basketball-poll and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25Copyright 2022 The Associated Press.wftv.com
No. 25 Arizona State holds off Cal 70-62 in Pac-12 opener
25 Arizona State beat the Golden Bears 70-62 on Thursday night in the Pac-12 opener for both schools. “These guys, a number of our guys, have been in some big games the last couple years,” coach Bobby Hurley said. He was coming off a 26-point performance Monday in the team's home opener, a 60-49 victory against Nicholls State. Arizona State returned from a split of two games at the Empire Classic in Connecticut, losing 83-74 to No. The Bears are 13-6 on their home court under second-year coach Fox — six of those victories vs. Pac-12 opponents.