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Who is the heir apparent at Duke once Coach K hangs it up?


He is 65 and won't be coaching forever. His coaching tree is big and I am guessing there are many ex-players/assistants itching to get the job when it opens up.

For UNC, it was inevitable that Roy Williams would eventually make it there in the post-Dean Smith era...who are the likely candidates for Duke?








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WarhawkRebel
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re: Who is the heir apparent at Duke once Coach K hangs it up?


Johnny Dawkins
Mike Brey
Wojo
Chris Collims
Jeff Caples






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Pilot Tiger
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quote:

won't be coaching forever
that's what YOU think






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cjared036
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Kid from butler





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The Mick
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re: Who is the heir apparent at Duke once Coach K hangs it up?


Wojo imo.





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JJ27
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re: Who is the heir apparent at Duke once Coach K hangs it up?


Wojo





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Augustus
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re: Who is the heir apparent at Duke once Coach K hangs it up?


Wojo is the one being molded as his replacement, I believe. But I think Brad Stevens would make a better long-term coach at Duke because he could hit the ground running with all of his head coaching experience and he's also a really young guy who could be there for a long time.


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floridatigah
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re: Who is the heir apparent at Duke once Coach K hangs it up?


They're not molding anybody for his replacement, I seriously doubt they would hire anybody off his bench with no HC experience.

Donovan
Stevens
Dawkins
Brey
Smart

Still 4-5 years from K retiring though IMO. List can change a lot in that time, 5 years ago I would have put Dixon and Wright at the top.






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NOTORlOUSD
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re: Who is the heir apparent at Duke once Coach K hangs it up?


I remember when I thought it would be Quin Snyder or Tommy Amaker.





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au21tigers
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Who needs a coach when you have the refs! frick Dook!





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wish i was tebow
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re: Who is the heir apparent at Duke once Coach K hangs it up?


Bradley Stevens. No question





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re: Who is the heir apparent at Duke once Coach K hangs it up?


Donovan or Wojo





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Mike Brown





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Cherokee Parks





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slutiger5
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re: Who is the heir apparent at Duke once Coach K hangs it up?


Wojo for sure. Schools probably stopped offering him a few years ago. He has been at duke around 19 years including playing.





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nicholastiger
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re: Who is the heir apparent at Duke once Coach K hangs it up?


Dawkins is terrible
Wojo - I would be apprehensive without head coaching experience
Collins is terrible






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Augustus
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re: Who is the heir apparent at Duke once Coach K hangs it up?


quote:

They're not molding anybody for his replacement, I seriously doubt they would hire anybody off his bench with no HC experience.

They promoted him to Associate Head Coach in 2008, he's run practices before, and drawn up plays in games. He and Collins are front of the line as far as succeeding K.






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floridatigah
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re: Who is the heir apparent at Duke once Coach K hangs it up?


They both have that position since every 2 years they have to run the program while K is with USA basketball for 2 months. They are not at the front of the line to succeed him unless they go have success as a HC somewhere.





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