February 1, 2023

As he enters his closing season in a Corridor of Fame profession as head coach of the Duke College Blue Devils, Mike “Coach Okay” Krzyzewski will host the premiere episode of the seventeenth season of his weekly SiriusXM present, Basketball and Past with Coach Okay, on October 21 at 6pm ET.

All through the school basketball season, a brand new version of Basketball and Past will air each Thursday at 6pm ET on each ESPNU Radio (Ch. 84) and SiriusXM ACC Radio (Ch. 371). After they debut, episodes will be accessed anytime on the SXM App. For extra info go to SiriusXM.com/ESPNUonSXM.

Basketball and Past options Coach Okay and co-host Dave Sims discussing basketball in addition to the headline tales from the bigger sports activities world, and interviewing profitable folks from many various walks of life. On Thursday’s debut, Krzyzewski’s visitors can be seven-time Olympic Gold Medal-winning swimmer Katie Ledecky in addition to Jeff Vinik, proprietor of the back-to-back Stanley Cup Champion Tampa Bay Lightning.

“Dave and I are extraordinarily lucky to start out our seventeenth season of Basketball and Past collectively,” mentioned Krzyzewski. “In the course of the calls for of a faculty basketball season, this present is one thing I really sit up for every week. It gives us with the chance to search out out what makes such outstanding visitors nice, to find out why and the way leaders do what they do, and to have some enjoyable throughout the world of sports activities and past. I’m honored to be a part of the SiriusXM crew, and we’ll ensure that our listeners benefit from the journey of the 2021-22 season proper together with us.”

“It’s extraordinary what Coach has completed in his profession, and the impression he has had on folks each in basketball and the world past it,” mentioned Scott Greenstein, SiriusXM’s President and Chief Content material Officer.  “It’s a distinctive privilege to listen to his perspective on the sport and the bigger world round it for an hour each week, and his conversations with different folks on the prime of their professions are at all times fascinating.  This season these conversations can be further particular, and we’re happy and honored that he can be sharing the journey with all of us on SiriusXM.”

In June, Krzyzewski introduced that this season can be his closing yr of teaching, bringing the curtain down on one of many best careers within the historical past of sports activities. In a 46-year Corridor of Fame profession as a head coach, first at Military West Level (1975-80) then Duke (1980-present), Krzyzewski has amassed an NCAA-record 1,170 victories whereas mentoring tons of of gamers. In 41 seasons at Duke, he led the Blue Devils to 5 NCAA nationwide championships – 1991, 1992, 2001, 2010 and 2015 – and 12 Ultimate Fours. As the top coach of the USA Basketball Males’s Nationwide Staff, Coach Okay gained three Olympic gold medals, two FIBA World Championship gold medals and one FIBA Americas Championship gold medal.

By Coach Okay’s closing yr as Duke’s head coach, listeners can tune in to listen to stay broadcasts of Blue Devils basketball video games all through the season. Duke suggestions off its season on November 9 towards Kentucky within the State Farm Champions Basic at Madison Sq. Backyard. That sport will be heard on SiriusXM channel 81 and on the SXM App.  Channels for future video games will be discovered at siriusxm.com/ncaamonsxm.


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