Sophomore Matt Jones has stepped up late in the season and will get a chance to play for the national title Monday night as a result.

Just what the doctor ordered—Duke's Matt Jones and Wisconsin's Bronson Koenig

Coming in the form of two much-improved sophomores, a pair of January losses ended up being addition by subtraction for the Blue Devils and Badgers.

Wisconsin pulled off its version of the Miracle on Ice Saturday night against Kentucky.

Bo Ryan's 'Finland,' Coach K's mirror to the past

The Badgers knocked off their version of the Soviet Union in the Miracle on Ice Saturday and will look to finish the job Monday night.

Wisconsin—which does not have a McDonald's All-American on its roster—will face its second straight opponent with eight such decorated players Monday night.

Wisconsin relishes flying under the radar, looks to cap grueling tournament run

The Badgers have shown the importance of playing as a cohesive unit during their national championship run.

Jon Scheyer is looking for his second title in Indianapolis—this time as an assistant coach—in the past five years.

Scheyer returns to site of 2010 title looking for second ring

Duke assistant coach Jon Scheyer doesn't bring out his championship ring often. On the rare occasions that he does, it brings back a lot of memories.

Tyus Jones and Sam Dekker will likely have the ball in their hands a lot if Monday night's title game is close late.

Primetime performers: Tyus Jones and Sam Dekker set to fight for national title in crunch time

Two of the most clutch players in the nation will do battle in the national title game Monday night.

The Blue Devils knocked off the Badgers in December and will look to do it again Monday to claim their fifth national title.

BRING ON WISCONSIN: Duke basketball faces Badgers in rematch for 2015 national title

The Blue Devils will play for a chance to win it all in Indianapolis Monday night.

Duke's defense has risen to another level in the NCAA tournament and was a big reason the Blue Devils advanced to the national title game Saturday night.

Suffocating team defense paves way for Duke basketball in Final Four

The Blue Devils have looked like a new group on the defensive end in the NCAA tournament.

Jahlil Okafor's 4-of-7 effort from the free throw line was part of Duke's dominance at the charity stripe in the Final Four Saturday night.

Attacking mentality, free throws key in Final Four victory for Duke

The Blue Devils took what the defense gave them Saturday night.

Jahlil Okafor had 18 points and six rebounds to lead the Blue Devils past Michigan State and into Monday's national title game.

Duke basketball blows past Michigan State to earn spot in national title game

Duke shook off an early Michigan State surge, controlling the game for the final 35 minutes to earn a spot in the national championship game.

Michigan State channeling its inner Connecticut, 'fears no one' in run to Final Four

If what Michigan State is doing in the tournament seems familiar, it should—you watched last year's national champions win the title the same exact way.

Backup center Marshall Plumlee is looking to do what his brothers did five years ago—contribute off the bench during a national championship run.

Marshall Plumlee looks to follow brothers' footsteps in Indianapolis Final Four

For the third time in five years, a Plumlee will take the court for Duke in a Final Four.

The chemistry in the backcourt for both Duke and Michigan State have paid dividends this season.

Backcourt of brothers

Duke senior Quinn Cook and Michigan State senior Travis Trice reached the Final Four by being willing to let freshmen become the primary ball-handlers.

Grayson Allen will have a much bigger role Saturday against Michigan State than he did in the teams' first meeting back in November.

Rematches aplenty in NCAA tournament, at Final Four

This year's NCAA tournament has been deja vu all over again.

Wisconsin's players put on a show a day before their Final Four rematch against Kentucky by cracking several jokes in Friday's press conference.

Nothing but laughs for Wisconsin ahead of showdown against Kentucky

Wisconsin's Final Four media availability included omelettes drowned in syrup, dinosaur bathroom humor and prestidigitation.

How Lucas Oil Stadium affects teams' perimeter shooting will be one of the many factors to watch this weekend during the Final Four.

Final Four participants weigh in on depth perception at Lucas Oil Stadum

Lucas Oil Stadium will welcome four excellent three-point shooting teams this weekend for the Final Four, but whichever squad is able to adjust to the challenges of shooting inside a football...

Carly—a Duke sophomore—and Daniel Pardo—a Michigan State sophomore—will travel to Indianapolis to watch their respective teams battle for a spot in the national title game.

A house divided

For twins Carly and Daniel Pardo, the stakes for Saturday’s Final Four contest between Duke and Michigan State will be twice as high.

Senior guard Travis Trice is averaging 19.8 points per game in the NCAA tournament and will be the Spartans go-to offensive threat against Duke.

Trice, Michigan State hitting stride heading into Final Four

Led by senior point guard Travis Trice, the Spartans overcame a rocky start to their season and are ready to challenge Duke for a spot in the national title game.

Freshman Tyus Jones will look to lead Duke to its first national championship game appearance since 2010 Saturday against Michigan State.

Blue Devils, Spartans set to battle in Final Four

A lot has changed since the Blue Devils and Spartans first clashed in Indianapolis in November, and this time, a spot to the championship will be on the line.

Duke speaks out against Indiana religious freedom law with Final Four on horizon

With Duke headed to the Final Four this weekend, the University's eyes are on all things Indianapolis—including Indiana politics.

At long last, Quinn Cook did what every four-year is expected to when he comes to Durham Sunday—hang a banner.

Quinn Cook finally hangs a banner for Duke basketball, but wants another

Standing atop the ladder preparing to cut down the nets after a earning a trip to the Final Four, Quinn Cook joked that he was afraid of heights.

Senior guard Quinn Cook held Gonzaga's Kevin Pangos—the reigning WCC Player of the Year— to four points on 2-of-8 shooting and no assists.

Quinn Cook: Duke's defensive ace in the hole

Senior Quinn Cook has quietly turned into one of the team's better defenders, time and again shutting down All-Conference talents.

The Blue Devils' season came to an end, but the play of freshman forward Azura Stevens is one of the positives the team can take with it into next season.

Reload and return: Duke women's basketball looks to build on foundation in offseason

The Blue Devils saw their season come to an end Saturday, but have reasons for optimism moving forward.

KEEPING UP WITH THE JONESES: Duke basketball downs Gonzaga to advance to Final Four

With a trip to the Final Four on the line, sophomore Matt Jones and freshman Tyus Jones combined for 31 points to send Duke to Indianapolis.

Freshmen Justise Winslow and Jahlil Okafor will just be two of the many newcomers showcased in Sunday afternoon's Elite Eight bout.

New blood, new heights

Both Duke and Gonzaga needed to integrate a number of key players this season, and for both programs the coalescing has led to remarkable seasons.

Quinn Cook can reach the first Final Four of his career with a win Sunday against Gonzaga.

Quinn Cook calls 2013 Elite Eight loss his 'fuel'