So Mike Krzyzewski was addressing Duke graduate students tenting out for this season’s basketball tickets — yes, in early September. After explaining his reasoning for extending his tenure with USA Basketball, introducing some of the team, etc., Krzyzewski eventually got around to a story about the Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year dinner from last November, where he had the opportunity to meet music power couple Jay Z and Beyonce.
In the course of that story, K explained in detail why he looked like a nervous teenager in this photo from the event (upper left picture):
Do yourself a favor and listen to the explanation starting around the 11:00 mark of the video, or read the transcription from CBSSports.com’s Matt Norlander. It’s worth it.
So, yeah, even for the coach who has accomplished it all, there are some things that may be bigger than beating North Carolina. Maybe.