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North Carolina Legend Doesn't Hold Back On Coach K

North Carolina v Duke

DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA - MARCH 05: Head coach Mike Krzyzewski of the Duke Blue Devils reacts during the first half against the North Carolina Tar Heels at Cameron Indoor Stadium on March 05, 2022 in Durham, North Carolina. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

North Carolina added another chapter to its storied rivalry with Duke by upsetting the Blue Devils in Mike Krzyzewski's final home game.

The win marred an otherwise joyous celebration for the retiring head coach, but don't expect any Tar Heels to feel bad about it.

When speaking to reporters Monday, per 247Sports' Will Backus, Vanderbilt head coach and former North Carolina great Jerry Stackhouse congratulated Coach K on a commendable career.

"I've got tremendous respect for Coach K and what he has been able to accomplish,” Stackhouse said. “I said before, it's hard for guys to accomplish things, to have a 10-year run. For you to do that multiple times — 42 years — unbelievable accomplishment, unbelievable leader, unbelievable winner."

However, he didn't stop there.

Stackhouse also said he "didn't lose any sleep" over North Carolina dampening the mood at Cameron Indoor Stadium.

"But at the same time, we still hate him and we're super glad to spoil the party."

He then noted that the Tar Heels "must have really got under [ Krzyzewski's] skin" in light of his "temper tantrum," likely referring to the coach snapping at the crowd while apologizing for what he declared an "unacceptable" loss.

The two-time NBA All-Star was also sure to point out that he never lost to Duke during his two seasons at Chapel Hill. That was back in 1993-1995, but the animus between these two schools has no expiration date.