Duke Falls to UNC in National Semifinal, 81-77

Duke-North Carolina Men’s Basketball Nail-Biter Most Watched Final Four Match Since 2017

The end of the college basketball season is now just hours away

 After months of season-long action and weeks of a frenetically-paced 2022

Monday evening between two of the sport's top blue bloods: No. 1 seed Kansas and No. 8 seed North Carolina.

The No. 1 seed Jayhawks beat Villanova in the other semifinal early Saturday.

The hype leading up to the Duke-UNC showdown was astronomical but the game lived up to its advanced billing.

The score went back and forth before the Tar Heels held on in the final seconds.

Talk about building to a dramatic finish in this Goliath matchup,” ESPN’s Dick Vitale posted on social media.

It was the final game of Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski’s historic and record-breaking career.

He finished with 13 Final Four appearances, five national titles.

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