2 Duke basketball players, including Coach K's grandson, reportedly face DWI charges
A pair of Duke basketball players are reportedly facing charges from a driving while impaired incident over the weekend. One of those players – Michael Savarino – is the grandson of head coach Mike Krzyzewski.
According to Sarah Krueger with WRAL in Durham, North Carolina, Savarino was charged with DWI and driving after consuming under the age of 21. A passenger in the incident – highly-touted freshman Paolo Banchero – was reportedly charged with aiding and abetting impaired driving. That charge stems from the fact that it was Banchero’s vehicle being driven at the time of the incident.
Krzyzewski released a statement about the incident on Tuesday:
“We are reviewing a legal matter involving two members of the men’s basketball team. Any further actions as a result of this situation will ultimately be determined by the Vice President/Director of Athletics and University officials,” he said.