On The Road to the Final Four

Students send off the men's basketball team

Part of the Final Four 2022: History in the Making Series

The road to the Final Four started Tuesday evening outside Cameron Indoor Stadium as Duke students and staff sent off the team with music and cheers.

Three police officers on motorcycles wait to escort the team buses.

Led by a police escort, the Duke men’s basketball team departed Krzyzewskiville for the NCAA tournament in New Orleans. 

 

Duke fans clap and cheer for the Blue Devils

Students gathered to celebrate the team and Coach Mike Krzyzewski's record 13th trip to the Final Four.

 

Paolo Banchero leads his team mates past cheering fans on the way to the team buses

Paolo Banchero leads his teammates into championship weekend.

 

Jaylen Blakes smiles as he slaps hands with fans

Jaylen Blakes thanks students before boarding the team bus.

 

Theo John greets students at the team send-off

Theo John greets students at the team send-off.

 

Jon Scheyer, Duke's coach next season, greets a young fan

Associate Head Coach Jon Scheyer greets a young fan.

 

Coach K hold the hand of a fan as he leaves for the Final Four one last time

Mike Krzyzewski heads out for his last weekend as the men's basketball head coach.