Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg stopped by Duke on Monday to meet with head basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski.
After meeting with Alabama head football coach Nick Saban a few weeks ago, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg continued his 50-state tour and met with Duke head basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski and UNC’s Roy Williams on Monday.
Looks like they had a great time:
Zuckerberg’s visit to the region included a stop at North Carolina A&T State University for a town hall discussion, as well as a stop at North Carolina to meet with Tar Heels head coach Roy Williams. In a Facebook post, he explained his visit for meeting with the two coaches:
I’m interested in how sports form the basis for communities. We all need to be part of something bigger than ourselves — whether that’s a team or a community that roots for a team.
He also added in the post:
Thanks to Coach K and Coach Williams for teaching me how you set values for your organizations — from making sure everyone feels ownership of the team to making sure the team feels like a family. As Coach K said, the players each “need to have the courage to lead at the moment leadership is needed.”
Zuckerberg’s full post:
I spent today visiting Duke and the University of North Carolina doing some research for my NCAA bracket. I'm feeling…
Coach K and the Duke Blue Devils are set to take on Troy in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday. UNC has Texas Southern on the same day.