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Duke Announces Coach K Is Returning This Saturday

The Blue Devils are getting their head coach back.

Coach K is coming back.

Duke's men's basketball program announced on Twitter this evening that their head coach, Mike Krzyzewski, will be returning to the bench this weekend.

Here's the tweet.

Coach K has been sidelined after undergoing successful back surgery in early January.

He coached his last game on Jan. 4 against Georgia Tech, a 110-57 blowout win.

During his absence, Duke, everyone's preseason No. 1, went 4-3. The Blue Devils have been falling in the rankings and now sit at No. 21.

Duke confirmed the news of Coach K's return to ESPN's Dana O'Neil.

Duke confirms Mike Krzyzewski will return to the sidelines on Saturday against Pitt. Has been out with back surgery for the month. Second game - North Carolina on Thursday at Cameron.

Duke and Pittsburgh are set to tip off at 1 p.m. E.T. on Saturday. The game will be televised on CBS.