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1K for Coach K Mike Krzyzewski guided Duke to a 77--68 win over St. John's on Sunday at Madison Square Garden to become the first men's coach in Division I history to reach 1,000 victories (POINT AFTER, page 60). Coach K began his career in 1975--76 at Army, his alma mater, where he won 73 games over five seasons; the rest have come with the Blue Devils. After the game, (inset, from left) guards Matt Jones, Tyus Jones and Rasheed Sulaimon honored their coach.
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Sink or Swim Seton Hall guard Sterling Gibbs got encouragement at the free throw line from members of the Pirates' swimming and diving team during a Big East game against DePaul on Jan. 22 in Newark. The swimmers didn't help Gibbs's stroke, though: He made only 2 of 16 shots from the floor and 4 of 8 from the line. Seton Hall was outscored 17--5 down the stretch in a 64--60 defeat.
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Pom-pom Pow! Will Ferrell created a ruckus at halftime of the Pelicans-Lakers game on Jan. 21 by knocking out a member of the cheerleading team while attempting a half-court shot. The cheerleader was actually stuntwoman Taryn Terrell, and the gag was for a movie, Daddy's Home. New Orleans beat L.A. 96--80.