Duke captured its fifth NCAA men's basketball championship Monday night with a 68–63 victory over fellow No. 1 seed Wisconsin.
What We Know So Far
Duke students and fans celebrated around a giant bonfire on the Durham, N.C., campus after the victory.
Native Californian and recent adoptee of Wisconsin fanhood Aaron Rodgers congratulated the team on Twitter:
Mitt Romney, who was spotted ordering a pretzel in Indianapolis before the game, correctly picked Duke to win the championship against Wisconsin (along with 6/8 Elite Eight teams and 4/4 Final Four teams).
Monday's victory brings Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski's national title count to five.
FINAL: Duke: 68; Wisconsin: 63.
Duke's Grayson Allen and Wisconsin's Sam Dekker have each had monster second halves. This game is going down to the wire.
With less than 9 minutes left in the second half, Duke freshman Jahlil Okafor has four fouls and hasn't scored since 10:36 in the first half.
Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt, who played football at the University of Wisconsin, and tennis pro Caroline Wozniacki watch from the stands:
Wisconsin leads Duke, 31-29, with 1:43 left in the first half. There have been 13 lead changes so far.
Duke leads Wisconsin, 21-17, with 7:14 left in the first half.
Apple CEO and Duke alumnus Tim Cook poses for a selfie during pre-game.
Challenger the bald eagle flies before the start of the game tonight in Lucas Oil Stadium.
Photos shared on Twitter by fans inside the arena show a little difference in attendance.
Here's Wisconsin's starting lineup:
...and here's Duke's:
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Who will take the title?