SportsCenter Special: Coach K-1K Recognizes Coach K’s Pursuit of 1,000th Win

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SportsCenter Special: Coach K-1K Recognizes Coach K’s Pursuit of 1,000th Win

With Duke men’s basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski approaching his 1,000th career victory (could be as soon as Monday, Jan. 19 at Cameron Indoor Stadium against Pittsburgh, on ESPN, 7 p.m.), ESPN2 will present SportsCenter Special: Coach K-1K on Tuesday, Jan. 13 at 11 p.m. (or immediately following Duke’s home game against Miami on ESPN2).

The one-hour special will feature an extensive “Coach K” first-person interview and a player round-table discussion including ESPN college basketball analysts Jay Bilas and Jay Williams. Coach K-1K will also include a family conversation with his wife Mickie, and their daughters Debbie Savarino, Lindy Frasher and Jamie Spatola.

The players’ round table will feature former Duke players from throughout Coach K’s career:

Matt Brown (Army 1975-79, in Krzyzewski’s first recruiting class); Bilas (1982-86, Duke assistant coach 1990-92); Christian Laettner (1988-92); Jeff Capel (1993-97, current assistant); Nate James (1996- 2001, current assistant); Williams (1999-2002, 2002 National College Player-of-the-Year); Jon Scheyer (2006-10, current assistant); Quinn Cook (2011-present).

Coach K-1K will re-air: January 14 (1 a.m., 6 a.m., 9 a.m. ESPNU); January 15 (11 p.m. ESPN2); January 16 (5:30 p.m., 11 p.m. ESPNU); January 17 (9 a.m. ESPNU) and January 18 (9 p.m. ESPN).


Rachel Margolis Siegal

A part of the Internal Communications team at ESPN, I began with the network in 2010 as part of the College Sports PR team. Always an avid sports fan and not an athlete – I grew up a huge fan of the Hartford Whalers, while also watching my brother compete at different levels. I became the manager of several high school sports teams and continued that hobby into college. While at Quinnipiac, I worked in the Sports Information Department, which led me to a summer internship at the New Haven Ravens, a AA baseball team, and an eventual job with the Athletic Communications Department at the University of Connecticut. After my five-year stint at Connecticut, I spent six years as Director of Communications at the BIG EAST Conference in Providence, R.I. before joining ESPN.
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