Legendary college basketball figure who has coached Duke to five NCAA basketball titles in 1991, 1992, 2001, 2010 and 2015. He also coached the US men's Olympic basketball team to gold in 2008 and 2012.
He surpassed Bobby Knight for the most wins as a coach in NCAA division one history and became the first division one basketball coach to earn 1,000 career wins on January 25, 2015 when his Blue Devils defeated St. Johns.
One of the best players he had the pleasure of coaching while at Duke was Grant Hill.
He graduated from West Point.
Had three daughters named Debbie, Jamie and Lindy with wife Mickie.