Men's College Basketball
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                   ***** NCAA Tournament Game Capsules *****
                               (Monday, April 6)
                       Final Score: Duke 68, Wisconsin 63
 Indianapolis,  IN (  - Mike  Krzyzewski celebrated  with his
 players on the makeshift Lucas Oil Stadium court after a game that looked lost
 until  it wasn't. Duke's fifth national championship came largely on the backs
 of  two freshmen,  just not the ones everyone expected. First-year guards Tyus
 Jones and Grayson Allen scored 29 of Duke's 37 points in the second half while
 Jahlil  Okafor and  Justise Winslow  battled foul  trouble, sparking  the Blue
 Devils to a come-from-behind 68-63 win over Wisconsin on Monday night. Okafor,
 projected  to be one  of the top picks in this year's NBA Draft, picked up his
 first  foul 1:49 into  the first half and had four with more than nine minutes
 remaining  in the  game. With  Okafor  and Winslow  on the  bench during  long
 stretches,  Jones and  Allen took over, helping Duke climb out of a nine-point
 hole. Jones hit the 3-pointer that gave the Blue Devils the lead for good with
 4:08  left but  Okafor, who went more than 27 minutes without scoring, finally
 got back on the board with two big baskets. Jones then hit another big shot, a
 3  to make it an eight-point lead with 1:24 to play. He ended with a game-high
 23  points, two  more than senior Wisconsin star Frank Kaminsky, and was named
 Most  Outstanding  Player of  the Final  Four. Allen added  16 points for Duke
 (35-4),  Winslow  scored 11 and  Okafor had  10. Kaminsky led Wisconsin (36-4)
 with  21 points  and 12 rebounds and  Nigel Hayes scored 13. Sam Dekker missed
 nine  of his 15 shots and scored 12 points and Bronson Koenig added 10 points,
 most  of them  early in the second  half as the Badgers started taking control
 after  the  teams were tied 31-31  at the break. Wisconsin, after knocking off
 previously unbeaten Kentucky on Saturday night, was chasing its first national
 championship since winning the only one in program history in 1941.
 04/07 00:52:49 ET

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