3. One of the most memorable games in Duke history was on February 9th, 2012. At half North Carolina was beating Duke 43-40. Duke was 27/62 from the field and shot nearly 39% from the three point line; however, North Carolina had less turnovers and more rebounds. The game was a grind for both teams throughout the whole games. In the final seconds, though, Austin Rivers took control and sealed the W with a game winner.
2. The second best game in Duke history was the 2015 National Championship game against Wisconsin. Going into half the score was all tied up at 31. Duke Basketball shot better from the field and the three point line but Wisconsin was beating us on the boards. Frank Kaminsky from Wisconsin was dominating and scored 21 points, but Duke’s star point guard, Tyus Jones, went off and scored 23 points with a very clutch three late in the game. We also had help from the bench as Grayson Allen had 16 points. The final score was 68-63 Duke. Giving Coach K his 5th National championship.
1. The best game in Duke history is undoubtedly the 2010 National Championship game against Butler University. At half the score was 33-32 Duke up by one. This game is the epitome of what College basketball fans live for: a game that goes down to the final seconds. A last second attempt for Butler resulted in a miss, sealing Duke’s win. The final score was 61-59 Duke.