DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – Duke men’s basketball coach Jon Scheyer has signed a new deal that will keep him at the helm of the Blue Devils for another six years.
Scheyer agreed to a contract extension through the 2028-29 season, according to a report from ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Friday evening.
The 36-year-old coach replaced Hall of Famer Mike Krzyzewski, leading the program to an Atlantic Coast Conference tournament championship and a 27-9 record in his first year in Durham. He previously served on Krzyzewski’s coaching staff since 2013, as well as played for the Blue Devils from 2007-10.
The Blue Devils open this season with the No. 2 ranking in the Associated Press Top 25 poll.
Duke hosted its annual Countdown to Craziness event at Cameron Indoor Stadium on Friday night.