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Coach K Faced Some Serious Criticism After Duke's Loss To Kansas

Coach K exits the court after losing to Kansas.

It's not often that Duke men's basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski faces criticism, but it happened last night.

The No. 2-seeded Blue Devils fell to No. 1 seed Kansas in the Elite Eight. It was a fantastic game.

Kansas ended up winning by four, 85-81, in overtime.

Many are criticizing Coach K's decision making late in the contest, though, especially when it comes to Duke's execution on offense.

Duke failed to get the ball to its best player, Marvin Bagley, on several possessions late. A lot of the Blue Devils' possessions in the final minutes were sloppy and ended up with bad shots.

A lot of analysts are saying Bill Self out-coached him.

Kansas is a very good team, but this surely is a disappointing result for Duke, which had arguably the most NBA talent of any team in the country.

This felt like a national title or Final Four game. If the Blue Devils had been a little more consistent in the regular season, it would have been.

Alas, Duke is going home. Kansas is off to the Final Four to play Villanova on Saturday night.