Duke basketball coach taken to hospital after loss

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Duke basketball coach, Mike Krzyzewski was taken to hospital last night after Duke's 82-72 defeat to Wake Forest suffering with 'light headedness'.

NBC Sports report that the legendary coach was taken to the hospital at Duke after he suffered spells of light headedness during and after the game against the ACC rivals. According to the report, the spells became so severe that he had to 'take a knee' during  a timeout and he was treated by the team's medical staff.

According to the University: "Coach Krzyzewski experienced lightheadedness during and after the Duke-Wake Forest game on Wednesday night. Following the contest, he was examined by Duke medical personnel on site and again at Duke University Hospital for precautionary tests upon returning to Durham. His symptoms and condition have improved considerably"

Coach K, who is 67 has been the head coach at Duke since 1980 and has also coached the United States basketball team since 2006.

He has four national titles and has established Duke as a national basketball powerhouse, recording 82 wins in NCAA tournaments.

The team are currently fourth in the ACC standings with a 23-7 record but are set to be a factor in the national championship tournament yet again.

The school stated that the coach did return home earlier today and it looks like he will be ready to coach against traditional rival, North Carolina on Saturday evening.

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