The Duke freshman forward, Zion Williamson, returned to his native state Thursday night.
Champions of the ACC for the 21st time, Duke holds the overall No. 1-seed and opens play in the program’s 43rd NCAA Tournament on Friday night in Columbia, S.C.
The NCAA Tournament was last in Columbia 49 years ago. March Madness is making a big return to the Midlands with the No. 1 overall seed in the tourney coming to Colonial Life Arena.
Zion Williamson took two dribbles in the open court, and inspiration struck: This was the perfect time to show off his 360-degree dunk.
Zion Williamson tossed up an alley-oop lob for RJ Barrett, and on the next trip downcourt, Barrett returned the favor by setting up a dunk for Williamson.
Spartanburg sensation Zion Williamson put in 29 points in his Duke debut Wednesday night, helping the Blue Devils rout Ryerson 86-67.
Spartanburg Day’s Zion Williamson made it official Friday, signing a letter of intent to play for the Duke Blue Devils.
With the basketball world watching across the United States on national television, fans of the Palmetto State’s power programs were hoping Zion Williamson would stay in his home state.
Before seven-seed USC and two-seed Duke battle for the right to move on to the Sweet 16, the two programs from the Carolinas further prepared for the other on Saturday. One day removed from first round wins over Marquette and Troy respectively, the Gamecocks and Blue Devils switched their focus towards the other before Sunday’s NCAA Tournament Second Round game…
GAMEDAY SETUP CLEMSON (13-10, 3-8) vs. DUKE (19-5, 7-4) Date: Saturday, Feb. 11 Tipoff: 1 p.m. ET Arena: Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314) Radio: CTSN (Tony Castricone-pbp; Tim Bourret-color) TV: ACCN (Wes Durham-pbp; Mike Gminski-color) • Clemson returns to the road to take on 18th-ranked Duke; the program is in search of its first win at Cameron Indoor Stadium since 1995. • The…