"It's been absolutely surreal," Scheyer said. "Seeing all of the support from the press conference, all the support throughout social media, text messages. It's been a blast."
Being in PNC Arena is Wolfpack territory, the crowd had mixed feelings about cheering on their competitor.
'Nobody can be Coach K': Jon Scheyer praises mentor he will succeed at Duke after upcoming season
"It's an honor," Scheyer said. "I wasn't expecting all of the cheers but I did notice some people who did."
Duke announced on Tuesday that it will have full capacity at athletic events for the 2021-22 school year.
"Absolutely fired up," he said. "Being here. and seeing the crowd. I can't wait to get the Cameron Crazies back and our fans back and for it to be a heck of a year."
Former teammates happy to see Scheyer stepping up to coach for Duke Basketball