After the game, athletes on Twitter congratulated Mike Krzyzewski's team and reacted to Wisconsin's heartbreak.
Yessssiiiirrrrr!!!! Way to go DUKE!!!!!!!!— Kyrie Irving (@KyrieIrving) April 7, 2015
✋— Seth Curry (@sdotcurry) April 7, 2015
Go Duke!!!!— Mason Plumlee (@masonplumlee) April 7, 2015
Smh been there— Gordon Hayward (@gordonhayward) April 7, 2015
National champions forever!!!!!!!!!!!!!— Andre Dawkins (@dre_dawkins) April 7, 2015
Hey Mark, PAY these kids!— Landry Fields (@landryfields) April 7, 2015
Incredible effort and fight from both teams. I hate to see Wisconsin come up short but a well deserved win for Duke. Congrats to Coach K!— Scottie Pippen (@ScottiePippen) April 7, 2015
Great game! Congrats Duke— ♛Chandler Jones (@chanjones55) April 7, 2015
I'm a Marquette Golden Eagle to the core but it was cool to see the hometown team do what they did this season.— Wesley Matthews (@WessyWes23) April 7, 2015
BON ARBITRAGE BRAVO!!!! Content pour mon pote Big Jah— Joel Embiid (@JoelEmbiid) April 7, 2015
No Grayson Allen no National Championship for Duke!!! I'm a Allen fan forever!!!— Jared Sullinger (@Jared_Sully0) April 7, 2015
Great game. Congrats to Duke.— Jimmer Fredette (@jimmerfredette) April 7, 2015
That was a great national championship to watch. Both teams played great. Freshman for duke were huge in this game.— chase budinger (@CBudinger) April 7, 2015
Tyus jones. Respect big time— Vakeaton wafer (@vonwafer13) April 7, 2015
Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky and Sam Dekker later added their thanks to Badgers' fans.