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Duke’s Coach K by the numbers

Team USA and Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski speaks with the media as he arrives with his family at RDU Airport on Aug. 22. Krzyzewski led the US team to their third straight gold medal in the Rio Olympics.
Team USA and Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski speaks with the media as he arrives with his family at RDU Airport on Aug. 22. Krzyzewski led the US team to their third straight gold medal in the Rio Olympics. cliddy@newsobserver.com

In 42 seasons as a head coach, Mike Krzyzweski leads or is in the top five in nearly every statistical category, among NCAA Division I coaches. Krzyzweski will take a leave of absence as he undergoes back surgery on Friday, the school has announced. Here is Coach K by the numbers:

1,055-323 overall record (at Army and Duke)

.766 win-loss percentage

445 ACC wins

90 NCAA tournament wins

37 seasons at Duke

32 NCAA tournament bids

13 ACC tournament championships

12 Final Fours

5 NCAA national championships

3 Team USA Olympic golds with him as head coach

69 age - he’ll be 70 in February

Jonathan M. Alexander

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