Jon Scheyer contract: Duke coach indicators six-year extension amid massive recruiting weekend


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Duke coach Jon Scheyer has signed a six-year extension retaining him at his alma mater by means of the 2028-29 season, CBS Sports activities’ Matt Norlander confirms. As Duke is a non-public establishment, the financials of the contract weren’t reported. Scheyer is internet hosting a number of high-profile recruits this weekend, based on Norlander, together with 2024’s No. 1 prospect, Cooper Flagg. 

The Blue Devils are among the many quick checklist of packages with lofty aspirations getting into the 2023-24 season and carry a No. 2 rating within the preseason AP Prime 25. They return 4 key starters in Tyrese Proctor, Jeremy Roach, Mark Mitchell and Kyle Filipowski

Scheyer opens his second season (vs. Dartmouth on Nov. 6) after taking on for longtime coach Mike Krzyzewski. In his debut, Scheyer grew to become the primary particular person to win the ACC Match as a coach and participant when the Blue Devils topped Virginia within the championship recreation. The conclusion of Duke’s 27-9 effort was an abrupt second-round exit vs. Tennessee within the NCAA Match. Nonetheless, Scheyer’s first full recruiting class completed at No. 2, trailing solely Kentucky, based on 247Sports.

As a participant, Scheyer was a celebrated member of Duke’s 2010 nationwide championship crew. Following a quick skilled stint abroad, he returned to Duke as an assistant below Krzyzewski. He was promoted to affiliate head coach in 2018 earlier than changing into Coach Ok’s successor in 2022. 



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