This Week in the NCAA: Duke visits the White House


President Barack Obama, accompanied by Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski, left, speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015, during a ceremony honoring the NCAA Champion Duke Blue Devils menÕs basketball team. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)While football is just getting underway, there was one remaining moment to shine for men’s basketball this past week as the Duke Blue Devils and coach Mike Krzyzewski visited president Barack Obama at the White House to celebrate the team’s triumph in this past spring’s NCAA Tournament.

Kevin Kugler has more on the visit – as well as some of the headlines from the opening weekend of the FBS football season – on the latest installment of This Week in the NCAA.

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On “This Week in the NCAA,” Westwood One’s Kevin Kugler highlights unique stories from around the varied and interesting world of college sports.

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