Spelling Coach K's Last Name Is Not A Prerequisite For Playing ACC Basketball

12/03/2013 05:10 pm ET

There is a reason he simply goes by "Coach K."

After all, spelling and pronouncing the last name of Duke's basketball coach isn't much simpler than playing against one of his perennially contending teams.

ESPN asked several ACC basketball players who should be accustomed to hearing that surname to take a crack at spelling "Krzyzewski." After those hoopsters failed, Coach K showed them how it's done.

"You should be able to do that," he chided.

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