Wisconsin tops Kentucky, Badgers to face Blue Devils in national title game

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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.