Obama to meet with NCAA champion Duke basketball team

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) – President Obama is meeting with the Duke basketball team to congratulate the Blue Devils on their NCAA championship earlier this year.

Duke players celebrate with the trophy after their 68-63 victory over Wisconsin in the NCAA Final Four college basketball tournament championship game Monday, April 6, 2015, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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Obama will welcome the Blue Devils on Tuesday at the White House, continuing his tradition of honoring sports teams for giving back to their communities.

Duke defeated Wisconsin 68-63 to win the national championship in April.

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