Duke Blue Devils Basketball: 8 Reasons Jeff Capel Could Replace Coach K

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Duke Blue Devils Basketball: 8 Reasons Jeff Capel Could Replace Coach K
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Jeff Capel is the newest in the established line of former Duke Blue Devil players to join the coaching stable of the legendary Mike Krzyzewski

After being fired following five seasons at Oklahoma, Capel returns to Durham as Coach K's assistant, joining former players Steve Wojciechowski and Chris Collins. 

One thing separates Capel from his fellow assistants, and that is Division 1 head coaching experience. Given that experience, among other reasons, Capel is the likely favorite to succeed Coach K whenever the head man decides to retire.

Nobody is pushing you out, Coach K, let's be clear about that. But when you do decide to go, here are the reasons Jeff Capel could be your successor. 

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