The Legends Club: Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Valvano, and an Epic College Basketball Rivalry

By | November 21, 2017
The Legends Club: Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Valvano, and an Epic College Basketball Rivalry Author John Feinstein
ISBN-10 0804173176
ISBN-13 9780804173179
Year 2017-02-21
Pages 496
Language English
Publisher Anchor
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On March 18 1980 the Duke basketball program announced the hiring of Mike Krzyzewski the man who would restore glory to the team The only problem no one knew who Krzyzewski was Ninedays later Jim Valvano was hired by North Carolina State to be their new head coach The hiring didn t raise as many eyebrows but the two new coaches had a similar goal to unseat North Carolina s Dean Smith as the king of college basketball And just like that the most sensational competitive decade in history was about to unfold In the skillful hands of John Feinstein The Legends Club captures an era in American sport and culture documenting the inside view of a decade of absolutely incredible competition Feinstein pulls back the curtain on the recruiting wars the intensely personal competition that wasn t always friendly the enormous pressure and national stakes and the battle for the very soul of college basketball

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