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Krzyzewski to receive Court of Honor Award

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Duke University and former United States National Team head coach Mike Krzyzewski will receive the seventh Court of Honor Award from the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Foundation.

The Court of Honor Award is presented to an individual who has roots in college basketball, values those roots and has gone on to distinguish himself in his profession, exhibiting the highest standards of leadership.

A graduate of West Point, Krzyzewski was named head coach of his Alma Mater in 1975. 41 years later he has amassed over 1,000 wins - the most wins by a men's coach in NCAA history - and captured five national championships (1991, 1992, 2001, 2010, 2015)

Krzyzewski, a 2001 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee, became the first men's coach in Olympic history to lead teams to the gold in three separate Olympic Games. His teams compiled a 107-7 record and captured seven gold medals.

Previous winners of this award include Jerry Colangelo (2009), Bill Bradley (2010), Jim Nantz (2013), and Dick Vitale (2014).

The gala will be held in New York City this June at the Court of Honor Gala. Additional information, including how to purchase tickets, is available at courtofhonorgala.com.


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