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NCAA Men's Championship Game

61st NCAA Division I Championship Game. Date: Monday, March 29, at Tropicana Field. Coaches: Jim Calhoun of Connecticut and Mike Krzyzewski of Duke. Favorite: Duke by 91/2.

Attendance: 41,340; Officials: Tim Higgins, Gerald Boudreaux, Scott Thornley; TV Rating: 17.2/27 share (CBS).

Connecticut 77

  FG FT  Reb   
 Min M-A M-A Pts O-T A PF
Kevin Freeman323-60-065-801
Richard Hamilton3810-225-6274-731
Jake Voskuhl281-10-020-323
Ricky Moore376-100-1130-824
Khalid El-Amin225-122-4123-443
Souleymane Wane82-20-040-004
Albert Mouring173-40-160-301
Edmund Saunders111-32-440-303
Rashamel Jones61-11-230-200
Antric Klaiber10-00-000-000
Three-point FG: 3-8 (Hamilton 2-4, Moore 1-1, El-Amin 0-2, Mouring 0-1); Team Rebounds: 3; Blocked Shots: 6 (Freeman 3, Voskuhl 2, Mouring); Turnovers: 16 (El-Amin 6, Freeman 3, Moore 3, Mouring 2, Jones, Saunders); Steals: 4 (Hamilton 2, Moore, Wane); Percentages: 2-Pt FG (.547), 3-Pt FG (.375), Total FG (.525), Free Throws (.556).

Duke 74

  FG FT  Reb   
 Min M-A M-A Pts O-T A PF
Chris Carrawell313-73-490-424
Shane Battier332-71-263-423
Elton Brand385-85-8152-1303
William Avery363-124-4112-454
Trajan Langon387-156-7250-112
Nate James60-00-000-100
Corey Maggette113-72-280-002
Chris Burgess70-00-000-001
Three-point FG: 7-19 (Carrawell 0-2, Battier 1-3, Avery 1-3, Langdon 5-10, Maggette 0-1); Team Rebounds: 4; Blocked Shots: 4 (Carrawell 2, Brand 2); Turnovers: 19 (Carrawell 4, Brand 3, Langdon 2, Maggette 2, Avery); Steals: 6 (Langdon 3, Brand 2, Carrawell). Percentages: 2-Pt FG (.432), 3-Pt FG (.368), Total FG (.411), Free Throws (.778).
Connecticut (Big East) 37 40—77
Duke (ACC) 3935—74

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