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DUKE COMMITS TO COACK K: Coach Mike Krzyzewski agreed to a contract that will keep him with the Blue Devils through at least 2011, extending a run that has produced three NCAA championships, six ACC titles and 533 victories.

The deal takes the 54-year-old through the university retirement age of 65. School officials said the contract is open-ended and could roll over for longer.

It also gives him the title of special assistant to the president, a position Krzyzewski said he intends to hold after he retires as coach.

"There's no definitive time," Krzyzewski said at a news conference. "I don't feel like 54. I feel I can do this for a while."

GEORGIA: The NCAA denied Damien Wilkins' appeal for immediate eligibility, meaning he will have to sit out this season after transferring from North Carolina State.

RUTGERS: Herve Lamizana is ineligible to play because of a loan from former Seton Hall center Sam Dalembert, the NCAA ruled.

WASHINGTON: Coach Bob Bender was released from a Seattle hospital after tests showed no serious injuries from a fall in his yard.

WIS.-GREEN BAY: The school lost its appeal to have the NCAA reduce freshman guard Calix N'diaye's eight-game suspension. The NCAA reinstatement subcommittee upheld a decision to suspend the 6-foot-2 native of Norway because he played 98 games for the Ulrkien Basketball Klubb in his home country.

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