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Duke survives scare to win NCAA title

Gordon Hayward's final shot of the game Gordon Hayward's final shot of the game
Duke Head Coach Mike Krzyzewski Duke Head Coach Mike Krzyzewski

By Brooks Baehr - bio | email 

INDIANAPOLIS (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Duke won its fourth national championship Monday night, hold off the Butler 61-59.

The Bulldogs has a mid-court shot to win at the buzzer, but Gordon Hayward's prayer bounced off the iron as time expired.

Kyle Singler had 19 for the Blue Devils.

The win gave Mike Krzyzewski his first national title since 2001 and fourth overall, tying him with Adolph Rupp for second on the all-time list behind John Wooden.

 

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