Brent Yarina, Senior Editor, April 7, 2015

Wisconsin was hoping to celebrate the program's second national title Monday night.

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Duke had other ideas, however, as the Blue Devils rallied past the Badgers, 68-63, to claim their fifth national crown.

No, Wisconsin didn't get its first NCAA crown since 1941 or the Big Ten's first since 2000 (Michigan State), but this team compiled one of the greatest seasons in recent Big Ten memory.

Top 5 ranking? Check. Big Ten regular season title? Check. Big Ten tourney title? Check. Back-to-back Final Four berths? Check. Upsetting No. 1 overall seed Kentucky and ruining its quest for perfection? Check.

The Badgers, past and present, went to Twitter to react to the defeat. See the tweets below.

Former Badgers chimed in, as well.