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Coach K Has Hired Jeff Capel's Replacement

Coach K calls out to his players during NCAA Tournament.

PITTSBURGH, PA - MARCH 17: Head coach Mike Krzyzewski of the Duke Blue Devils shouts against the Rhode Island Rams during the second half in the second round of the 2018 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at PPG PAINTS Arena on March 17, 2018 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Duke's men's basketball program has hired a new assistant coach in the wake of Jeff Capel's departure to Pittsburgh, where he'll be the head coach. Unsurprisingly, this new assistant coach is a former Blue Devils player.

ESPN college basketball insider Jeff Goodman reports that Mike Krzyzewski has hired Chris Carrawell to replace Capel. Carrawell had been an assistant coach at Marquette.

Carrawell, 40, played for Duke in the late 1990s. He starred for the Blue Devils as a senior, averaging 16.9 points, 6.1 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game. Carrawell was a two-time All-ACC selection.

The former Blue Devils standout was a second round pick by the San Antonio Spurs. He spent most of his professional career overseas.

Carrawell has been in coaching since 2011. He had been an assistant at Marquette since 2014.

The former Blue Devil joins a staff that includes former program stars Jon Scheyer, Nate James and Nolan Smith.

Here's the full tweet from Goodman:

An official announcement from Duke should come soon.

Stay tuned.