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Coach K Not Happy After Upset Loss To Wake Forest

Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski on the floor.

DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA - FEBRUARY 10: Head coach Mike Krzyzewski of the Duke Blue Devils reacts against the Florida State Seminoles during their game at Cameron Indoor Stadium on February 10, 2020 in Durham, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

On Tuesday night, the Duke Blue Devils squared off against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. Duke entered as a heavy favorite, but Wake Forest made it clear the Blue Devils were in for a dogfight.

Wake Forest jumped out to an early lead in the first half before Duke battled back to tie the game at halftime. It was the Blue Devils turn to jump out to a lead in the second half, but the Demon Deacons were equal to the challenge.

After 40 minutes wasn't enough to determine a winner, the two teams went to overtime. Duke guard Tre Jones knotted the game at 97, sending the game into a second overtime.

It was all Wake Forest in the second overtime as the Demon Deacons cruised to a 113-101 win. Following the loss, Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski had a brutally honest admission.

"Wake outplayed us in the first half. Justin Robinson saved us. In the second half, we played defense and didn't foul. And then we started fouling...At the end of the game, we gave the ball up. No excuse for the two turnovers we had. They took advantage," Coach K said after the game.

He wasn't done there though.

"We didn't play like we practiced," he said. "We played young... We've played really good basketball, but we didn't tonight."

Clearly he wasn't happy with his team's performance tonight.