For the Cameron Crazies, it’s pretty sad that this article is even going to be published.
However depressing it is to fathom, there will come a day when Mike Krzyzewski won’t be coaching the Duke Blue Devils.
Of course, that did happen back in early 1995, during the forgettable and thankfully brief Pete Gaudet era.
But for the sake of this article, we’re trying to envision a scenario where Coach K will walk off into the sunset and hand his blue blood program to someone else to run permanently.
Hopefully, that day is still many years away. But it doesn’t hurt to take a look at some potential candidates worthy (or at least as worthy as possible) enough to follow Krzyzewski and take the reins in Durham.
Here are the top five coaches most likely to one day succeed Coach K at Duke.