Mike is the coach of this generation. He has the ideal program. (Jim Calhoun, Connecticut Coach )
About the Author
has covered ACC basketball forThe Charlotte Observer
since November, 1997. Before that he was atThe Miami Herald
where he covered the Florida Marlins from 1995-1997. He has gone from writing about game seven of the World Series, which the Marlins won in eleven innings, to writing about an ACC basketball season that had Duke ranked No. 1 and North Carolina ranked No. 2. Since then, he has followed the Duke team for two seasons, including its 37-2 team that made it all the way to the 1999 championship game.
Doyel is a graduate of the University of Florida and is a member of the Atlantic Coast Sports Writers Association. He currently resides in Apex, North Carolina with his wife, Meloday, and their two sons, Macon and Jackson.