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Duke Blue Devils in 1986 NCAA Championship Game

1986 NCAA Championship: Louisville vs. Duke

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The Reunion Arena in Dallas was the scene for the 1986 National Championship. In one corner were the Louisville Cardinals -- the No. 2 seed in the west bracket; in the other, the east bracket's top seed, the Duke Blue Devils. Led by a dazzling performance from freshman Pervis Ellison, the Cardinals roared back from a halftime deficit to capture their second title in six years.

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