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An Emotional Coach K Explains Why Quinn Cook Always Holds His Hand During Team Huddles

It's often overlooked how much of an impact college basketball coaches can have on the lives of their players. Friday, during Duke's Final Four press conference, head coach Mike Krzyzewski reminded us that there is far more going on within many of these programs that just what you see on the court.

An emotional Coach K explained his relationship with senior guard Quinn Cook, who he claims holds his hand during every team huddle. Krzyzewski, who called Cook "lovable", also touched on how the sharpshooter lost his father as a teenager. Via the ACC Digital Network:

Fans love to hate Duke, given the success the Blue Devils have had over the past few decades. But when you see something like this, it's hard to claim that Coach K isn't having a positive impact on the lives of his players.