Who Won Between Texas Tech and Duke?

The texas tech Red Raiders and Duke Blue Devils faced off in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship game on Monday night. Who came out on top?

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Introduction

In the 2019 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball National Championship, the texas tech red raiders defeated the Duke Blue Devils by a score of 85-77. This was the first national championship in men’s basketball for texas tech and the second for Duke.

Texas Tech

Texas Tech played an excellent game against Duke and came out on top with a score of 68-53. This was a very close game and either team could have won, but Texas Tech’s defense was just too much for Duke.

Roster

Includes all the starters and the bench players for both texas tech and Duke

Record

Texas Tech: 26-5
Duke: 27-4

NCAA Tournament History

The NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament is a single-elimination tournament played each spring in the united states currently featuring 68 college basketball teams from the Division I level of the national collegiate athletic association (NCAA), to determine the national championship.

The tournament was created in 1939 by the National Association of Basketball Coaches, and was originally called the National Invitation Tournament. It was created as a way to generate interest in college basketball and was also a way for basketball to gain popularity on a national scale. The first NCAA Tournament was held in March of 1939 and featured eight teams from around the country.

The tournament has grown significantly since its inception, and now features 68 teams from across the country. The NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament is one of the most popular sporting events in the United States, with millions of people tuning in to watch each year.

Texas Tech has made eleven NCAA tournament appearances, with their first coming in 1957. They have an all-time NCAA tournament record of 11–12. Their most recent appearance came in 2019, when they reached the Elite Eight for the first time in school history before losing to eventual national champion Virginia.Texas Tech’s men’s basketball team has never won an NCAA championship, but their women’s team has won two championships (1993 and 2019).

Duke

The Duke Blue Devils won in a close game against the texas tech red raiders The final score was 71-69. This was a great game to watch and both teams played their best.

Roster

Duke

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Record

Duke has the most wins of any team in NCAA Division I basketball history. The Blue Devils have won 5 national championships, which is tied for third-most all-time. Duke has appeared in 11 Final Fours and 17 NCAA Tournaments.

NCAA Tournament History

Texas Tech and Duke will be meeting for the first time ever in the NCAA tournament. However, both programs have a storied history in the tournament.

Texas Tech has made 19 NCAA tournament appearances, with their best finish coming in 2018 when they made it to the Elite Eight. Duke has made 34 NCAA tournament appearances and has won five national championships, most recently in 2015.

In head-to-head matchups, Duke holds a slight edge over Texas Tech, winning four of the six meetings between the two teams. However, the last time these two teams met was back in 1966, so anything could happen when they take the court on Sunday.

The Matchup

In their first head-to-head matchup since 2005, the Texas Tech Red Raiders took on the Duke Blue Devils. The Red Raiders, who are currently ranked 3rd in the nation, were looking to avenge their loss in the 2005 NCAA tournament to the Blue Devils. Duke, who is currently ranked 5th in the nation, was looking to build on their recent win over Kentucky and prove that they are still one of the best teams in the country.

Conclusion

The game was intense, but in the end, Texas Tech won with a score of 71-69. This win put them in the NCAA championship game for the first time in school history.

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