Duke receives national championship rings, heads to White House

Tuesday September 8th, 2015

Members of last season's Duke men's basketball team received their national championship rings from head coach Mike Krzyzewski on Monday.

The Blue Devils defeated the Wisconsin Badgers 68–63 in April to capture the program's fifth NCAA title.

The championship celebrations continue Tuesday, as the team visits the White House to be honored by President Obama for the second time in his administration. Duke previously visited with Obama in 2010, after defeating Butler 61–59 in the title game.

Tuesday marks the fifth time Duke has made the trek to Washington as NCAA tournament champions.

The Blue Devils begin their title defense Nov. 13 at home against Siena.

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