Duke Tops Wisconsin to Win 5th Championship Under Krzyzewski

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Wisconsin Badgers forward Sam Dekker (15) dribbles while guarded by Duke Blue Devils forward Amile Jefferson (21) during the first half in the 2015 NCAA Men's Division I Championship game at Lucas Oil Stadium. Brian Spurlock/USA TODAY Sports

On Monday night, Duke took the NCAA Championship, bringing March Madness to an end. Over the weekend, Wisconsin beat out favorite Kentucky to make it to the final. Duke had a big win over Michigan State. Duke's freshman players set a record for scoring in a championship game, gaining 60 of the 68 points.

With this win, Duke ties Indiana and North Carolina for five championships. Kentucky has eight championship titles.

The Blue Devil is ready! #NCAAChampionshiphttps://t.co/MsroTcQSca

— NCAA March Madness (@marchmadness) April 7, 2015

NATIONAL CHAMPS: Duke beats Wisconsin 68-63 for fifth national title. pic.twitter.com/YzR8g7Fb4g

— Duke Basketball (@dukebasketball) April 7, 2015

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS!

Duke defeats Wisconsin, 68-63, to capture 5th title! #NCAAChampionship pic.twitter.com/Hfe8UBkOi1

— NCAA March Madness (@marchmadness) April 7, 2015

SkyCam operator is from MN! Here's the view from his perch. #NationalChampionship pic.twitter.com/wNI0TRRJAm

— "Woke Aj" (@AjKFAN) April 7, 2015

The first half proved to be tight, and at half time, the game was tied up 31-31, the first tie at the half since 1988.

Duke and Wisconsin are all tied up at the half of the #NationalChampionship! pic.twitter.com/yympNukETm

— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) April 7, 2015

Tyus Jones won Most Outstanding Player of the Final Four, he had 23 points in the championship game:

The final score of the championship game was 68 Duke, 63 Wisconsin.