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Mike Krzyzewski's image change

The Duke coach hasn't altered who he is, but the perception of him has softened

Updated: November 8, 2013, 3:03 PM ET
By C.L. Brown

DURHAM, N.C. -- The situation amuses Duke assistant coach Jeff Capel every time.

Sometimes it's a recruit or his parents; it's even happened with some of his friends. After Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski has interacted with the group and walked out of earshot, predictable comments follow.

"They'll say, 'He's nothing like I thought he was,'" Capel said.

Mike Krzyzewski is just like you.

He has 900-plus wins and two gold medals more than you, but aside from that, he's ...

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