The Duke Blue Devils won the 2015 NCAA championship on Monday night, which was odd because most people already had engraved Kentucky’s name on the trophy months ago. In doing so, the Dukies set a number of records, some surprising, some not so surprising, but all fascinating. There were also some quirky developments from the game too, which we share with you here in sadness, as another college basketball season has come and gone and definitely not because Duke finished it holding the trophy.
1. Coach K is now the second-oldest coach ever to win a national championship.
(Mind blowing up sound effect.) Can you believe this? I couldn’t. Jim Calhoun holds the record, at just a few months older than Krzyzewski’s 68 and one month. But coach K passes Phog Allen of Kansas, who was 66 when he won his lone title with the Jayhawks in 1952. John Wooden, who…
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