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Duke championship team visits governor

North Carolina's latest national basketball champions will visit Gov. Bev Perdue Wednesday afternoon.

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RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina's latest national basketball champions visited Gov. Beverly Perdue Wednesday afternoon.

The Duke University men's basketball team is invited to the Executive Mansion in Raleigh at 2:30 p.m. to meet Perdue and be recognized for winning this year's NCAA title.

The Blue Devils edged Butler 61-59 in the national championship game in Indianapolis.

Perdue honored the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill a year ago when the Tar Heels beat Michigan State for the national championship.


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