The Duke and texas tech game was a thrilling matchup that had everyone on the edge of their seats. Who won in the end? Read on to find out!
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The Duke Blue Devils men’s basketball team defeated the texas tech Red Raiders in the National Championship game on Monday night, becoming the first team in NCAA history to win three national titles in four years. Mike Krzyzewski’s team won by a final score of 82-69, finishing the season with a 35-3 record.
Duke’s starting lineup this season is Zion Williamson, RJ Barrett, Cam Reddish, Tre Jones, and Marques Bolden. The team’s leading scorer is Williamson, who is averaging 22.1 points per game. Barrett is second on the team, averaging 21.2 points per game. Reddish is averaging 13.7 points per game, while Jones is averaging 10.4 points and a team-leading 6.5 assists per game. Bolden rounds out the starting lineup, averaging 5.9 points and 4.5 rebounds per game.
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Texas Tech has won the Duke and texas tech game This was a huge victory for the team and the fans.
Texas Tech’s Roster
Duke started the game off with a 7-0 lead, but texas tech quickly answered back with a 14-0 run of their own. After a see-saw battle for the lead, Duke went into halftime leading by 3. In the 2nd half, texas tech took the lead for good with about 8 minutes left in the game, and held on to win by a final score of 69-58.
Texas Tech was led by their junior guard Jarrett Culver, who scored 19 points on 7-17 shooting, grabbed 8 rebounds, and had 3 assists. Culver was also named the Most Outstanding Player of the Final Four. Senior guard Matt Mooney also had a great game for Texas Tech, scoring 17 points on 6-11 shooting, including 4-7 from three point range.
This is Texas Tech’s first ever trip to the NCAA Final Four, and their first ever National Championship in any sport.
Texas Tech’s Stats
Texas Tech had a great game against Duke, and their stats reflect that. Here are some of the highlights:
-They had a total of 18 points in the first quarter
-They had a total of 32 points in the first half
-They had a total of 53 points in the second half
-They finished with a total of 85 points
-Their shooting percentage was 54.8%
-Their three point percentage was 37.5%
-They had 11 assists
-They had 9 turnovers
The game was close, but in the end, Duke came out on top.
On Monday night, Duke won the NCAA National Championship game with a score of 66-81. This is their fifth championship title in school history.
Duke didn’t let Texas Tech get off to a great start. The Red Raiders were limited to 23.1 percent shooting in the first half and trailed by as many as 15 points. But freshman Matt Mooney, who had only four points in the first half, took over in the second. He scored 18 of his 22 points after halftime and led a comeback that got Tech within two points in the final minute.
The game ended with an eerie silence from the Duke bench. The Duke players hung their heads, some of them praying while others just stared into space. A season that began with so much promise had come to an end in the most crushing way possible.
Texas Tech will now prepare for its first Final Four game against Michigan State on Saturday. The Spartans crushed third-seeded LSU 82-63 earlier on Sunday to punch their ticket to Minneapolis.