Duke won its fifth NCAA Division I men's basketball title on Monday night, getting 23 points from freshman guard Tyus Jones in a 68-63 win over Wisconsin in Indianapolis.
College basketball's player of the year, Frank Kaminsky, led the Badgers with 21 points and 12 rebounds in the battle of No. 1 seeds at Lucas Oil Stadium.
Wisconsin defeated unbeaten Kentucky 71-64 and Duke ended Michigan State's season 81-61 in NCAA Final Four semifinal games on Saturday night.
The triumphs advanced both to Monday’s national championship game in Indianapolis for the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament.
Michigan State's run through the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament came to a halt Saturday night as the Spartans lost to top-seeded Duke 81-61.
Denzel Valentine had 22 points and 11 rebounds and Travis Trice 16 points as Michigan State fell in the NCAA Final Four semifinals at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.
You’ve heard the comparisons.
This is what it is about: This Michigan State University men's basketball team looks a lot like last year’s NCAA Division I national champion, UConn.
Whether or not that comparison is fair gets put to the test on the court in the NCAA Final Four at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.