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Coach K holds Jahlil Okafor out of title game on SNL

Saturday Night Live kicked off their latest episode by lampooning the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. In the cold open, Duke Blue Devils head coach Mike Krzyzewski (Taran Killam) explains that Jahlil Okafor is being held out of the championship game against the Wisconsin Badgers — so he can prepare for a biology exam on Tuesday.

While Charles Barkley (Kenan Thompson), Kenny Smith (Jay Pharoah) and Ernie Johnson (Beck Bennett) also appear in the sketch, Coach K gets all the best lines.

''Guys these are student athletes. If they only came to college to play basketball, then we'd all look pretty stupid.”
— Taran Killam as Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski on SNL