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Coach K Returns for a New Season of His Weekly SiriusXM Show

"Basketball and Beyond with Coach K," hosted by the legendary Duke University and Team USA basketball coach, airs weekly on SiriusXM College Sports Nation, channel 91
Shows will also be available to subscribers on SiriusXM On Demand
Next show features guest appearance by National Champion Louisville Cardinals coach Rick Pitino

NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that Mike Krzyzewski, head coach of the Duke University and USA Men's Basketball teams, returns for a ninth season of his weekly SiriusXM show, Basketball and Beyond with Coach K.

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A new episode debuts Thursday, October 31 (6:00 pm ET), on SiriusXM College Sports Nation, channel 91.  On this week's show, Coach K welcomes as his guest another National Championship-winning coach, Rick Pitino, whose Louisville Cardinals won the 2013 NCAA title game in April, for a discussion on the upcoming college basketball season.

Throughout the season, a new edition of Basketball and Beyond will air every Thursday on SiriusXM College Sports Nation.  Each show will also be available on SiriusXM On Demand for subscribers listening via the SiriusXM Internet Radio App or online at SiriusXM.com

Basketball and Beyond features Coach K discussing a wide array of subjects — from college basketball and other sports to current headline news and events.  Krzyzewski and his co-host, Dave Sims, interview a variety of special guests, including business leaders, coaches and athletes.  Guests who have joined Coach K on past programs include U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, NBA Commissioner David Stern, LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, fellow coaching legends Bob Knight, John Madden, Joe Torre, and Pat Summitt, and many more.

Entering his 38th season as a head coach, Coach K boasts one of the most impressive coaching resumes in sports history.  He is the all-time winningest head coach in Men's Division I basketball history with 957 career wins and 82 NCAA Tournament victories.  He has led Duke to four NCAA Championships (1991, 1992, 2001 and 2010),13 ACC Tournament championships and 11 Final Four appearances.  Coach K has received 12 National Coach of the Year honors and his teams consistently boast one of the best graduation rates in college basketball.

Coach K has been involved with USA Basketball as a coach since 1979 and has helped lead the U.S. to nine gold medals, two silver medals and two bronze medals.  Since 2006, when USA Basketball managing director Jerry Colangelo selected Krzyzewski as the Senior Men's National Team head coach, the USA is 62-1 in major international competitions.  With the gold medal victory in the 2012 London Olympics, Krzyzewski became just the second coach in USA Men's history to earn consecutive Olympic golds. 

Krzyzewski was inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame in 2001.

In addition to Coach K's program, SiriusXM carries live play-by-play coverage of Duke basketball games throughout the season.  SiriusXM is the leading broadcaster of live college sporting events and offers play by play from the ACC, Big Ten, Big 12, Big East, Pac 12, SEC, American Athletic Conference and other NCAA Division I conferences. 

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