Wisconsin tops Kentucky, Badgers to face Blue Devils in national title game
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Wisconsin Badgers beat the Kentucky Wildcats, 71-64, in the second game of the Final Four on Saturday. They will now take on Duke in the national championship game.
Kentucky and Wisconsin were tied at halftime and it remained a close game throughout the second half.
Kentucky came into the game 38-0, making this their first loss of the season.
Earlier in the night, the top-seeded Duke Blue Devils beat up on Big Ten power Michigan State, 81-61, in Saturday night’s national semifinal. Justise Winslow had 19 points and Jahlil Okafor added 18.
The national championship game is set for Monday night at 9 p.m. on CBS.