Mike Krzyzewski Hosts Season Premiere of His SiriusXM Show Oct. 20

Dienstag, 18.10.2016 21:15 von

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NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Mike Krzyzewski, the Hall of Fame head coach of the Duke University Blue Devils and this year's Olympic Gold Medal-winning USA Basketball Men's National Team, will host the season premiere of his weekly SiriusXM show, Basketball and Beyond with Coach K, this Thursday, October 20 (6:00 pm ET) on SiriusXM College Sports Nation.


Coach K's guest on the season opening episode will be San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich, who will succeed Krzyzewski as head coach of the USA Basketball Men's National Team for the 2017-20 quadrennium.

After this week's debut and throughout the season, a new edition of Basketball and Beyond will air every Thursday (6:00 pm ET) on SiriusXM College Sports Nation (channel 84), which is available nationwide on satellite radios and on the SiriusXM app.  Episodes are also available to subscribers through SiriusXM On Demand.

Basketball and Beyond is entering its 12th season on SiriusXM and features Coach K and co-host Dave Sims interviewing successful people from many different walks of life, including sports, pop culture, politics and more.  Some of the high profile guests who joined Krzyzewski on the program last season included MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred, Villanova head coach Jay Wright, Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper, Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany, Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon, Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving, 2016 Daytona 500 winner Denny Hamlin and many others.

"We're always excited to launch a new season with Coach K.  The insight, knowledge and experiences that Mike and his special guests share with SiriusXM listeners every week is extraordinary, and unlike anything else in radio," said Scott Greenstein, SiriusXM's President and Chief Content Officer.

Over more than four decades as a head basketball coach, 36 years at Duke University, Coach K has built one of the greatest coaching resumes in sports history.  A member of the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame since 2001, he is the all-time winningest head coach in NCAA Men's Division I basketball history with 1043 victories, and he led Duke to its fifth NCAA Championship title in 2015.  This summer Krzyzewski coached the USA Basketball Men's National Team to its third consecutive Olympic gold medal in Rio.  Under Coach K as national team head coach, USA Basketball compiled an 88-1 overall record. The latest championship was the 11th gold medal won by the U.S. with Coach K as either a head coach or assistant coach.

In addition to Coach K's program, SiriusXM carries live play-by-play coverage of Duke basketball games throughout the season.  SiriusXM is the leading broadcaster of live college sporting events and offers play by play from the ACC, Big Ten, Big 12, Big East, Pac 12, SEC, American Athletic Conference and other NCAA Division I conferences. 

About SiriusXM

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI) is the world's largest radio company measured by revenue and has more than 30.6 million subscribers.  SiriusXM creates and offers commercial-free music; premier sports talk and live events; comedy; news; exclusive talk and entertainment, and a wide-range of Latin music, sports and talk programming.  SiriusXM is available in vehicles from every major car company in the U.S. and on smartphones and other connected devices as well as online at siriusxm.com. SiriusXM radios and accessories are available from retailers nationwide and online at SiriusXM.  SiriusXM also provides premium traffic, weather, data and information services for subscribers through SiriusXM Traffic™, SiriusXM Travel Link, NavTraffic®, NavWeather™.  SiriusXM delivers weather, data and information services to aircraft and boats through SiriusXM Aviation, SiriusXM Marine™, Sirius Marine Weather, XMWX Aviation™, XMWX Weather, and XMWX Marine™.  In addition, SiriusXM Music for Business provides commercial-free music to a variety of businesses.  SiriusXM holds a minority interest in SiriusXM Canada which has approximately 2.7 million subscribers. SiriusXM is also a leading provider of connected vehicles services to major automakers, giving customers access to a suite of safety, security, and convenience services including automatic crash notification, stolen vehicle recovery assistance, enhanced roadside assistance and turn-by-turn navigation.

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