In the end, Mike Krzyzewski just couldn't leave Duke. After spending the weekend mulling a $40 million offer to coach the Los Angeles Lakers, the Hall of Fame coach decided to stay with the program he built into a perennial Final Four contender during his 24-year tenure. Krzyzewski said the timing of the Lakers' offer and the team's prominence made a move tempting. But his bond with Duke was one not even the glitz of Hollywood and the NBA's showcase franchise could break.
After a narrow win over Washington State on Thursday and a rout of Washington on Sunday, UCLA (13-0) retained the top spot, again receiving all 31 first-place votes. North Carolina (12-1) is again No. 2, followed by Florida (12-2) at No. 3. Wisconsin (14-1), riding a 10-game winning streak, stayed at No. 4, and Duke (12-1) finished off the top five.
No one remembers who finishes second, right? That theory was tossed out the window after Sunday's final round of the New Salisbury Golf Club championship. Tony Garrett won his third club title by one stroke over Matthew Bruce, 141-140. What made Bruce's achievement noteworthy ... and memorable? Garrett is 40 years old, and Bruce is ... well ... he'll be in the eighth grade at North Harrison Middle School this fall.