Duke Wins National Championship
Duke rallied from a nine-point deficit in the second half and downed Wisconsin, 68-63, in the national championship game in Indianapolis.
Tyus Jones led all scorers with 23 points for the Blue Devils, who captured their fifth NCAA Tournament title in school history. All five titles have been won under head coach Mike Krzyzewski . Grayson Allen netted 16 points off the bench in the victory.
With Jahlil Okafor and Justise Winslow on the bench during long stretches, Jones
and Allen took over, helping Duke climb out of a nine-point hole.
"They showed such grit tonight," Krzyzewski said. "Our bench was
Frank Kaminsky finished with 21 points and 12 rebounds for the Badgers, who beat previously-undefeated Kentucky to reach the title game. Wisconsin ends the year 36-and-4.
Wisconsin was chasing its first national championship since
winning the only one in program history in 1941. (Metro Networks Inc.)