Draft lottery may decide Williamson’s first NBA stop

Sports 05/13/19, 12:33

Zion Williamson's immediate future is likely to be decided by the bounce of 14 pingpong balls.The NBA draft lottery is Tuesday night in Chicago, where some team will be awarded the No. 1 pick in the June 20 draft — and, presumably, the chance to grab Williamson with that selection.New ...

Zion Williamson entering NBA draft after 1 year at Duke

Sports 04/15/19, 17:04

Zion Williamson is leaving Duke after one high-flying season to enter the NBA draft.Widely projected as the top overall pick in the June draft, the AP national player of the year announced his decision Monday.The 6-foot-7, 285-pound Williamson captivated all of college basketball with his freakish, once-in-a-generation athleticism, his energy ...

Duke’s Cam Reddish turns pro, hires agent

Sports 04/11/19, 17:30

Cam Reddish is the latest Duke freshman to leave school for the NBA draft.Reddish announced his decision on his verified Instagram page Thursday, one day after teammate RJ Barrett said he was entering the draft. School spokesman Mike DeGeorge says Reddish has hired an agent.Reddish averaged 13.5 points and hit ...

RJ Barrett to enter NBA draft after 1 season at Duke

Sports 04/10/19, 11:43

RJ Barrett is leaving Duke after one season to enter the NBA draft.Barrett announced his decision Wednesday in a video posted on social media . He said playing at Duke is a dream but added that "it's also a dream of mine to play in the NBA and have great ...

Duke’s Williamson wins men’s college player of the year

Sports 04/05/19, 11:11

Just about everything Zion Williamson did at Duke created a highlight or headline in a spectacle of a season.The soaring dunks.The open-court moves more nimble than his 6-foot-7, 285-pound frame should allow.FILE - In this March 15, 2019, file photo, Duke's Zion Williamson (1) reacts after a dunk against North ...

Duke freshmen Williamson, Barrett top All-America team

Sports 04/02/19, 11:02

The season did not end as Zion Williamson and R.J. Barrett intended. The fabulous freshmen came to Duke to win a national championship and their bid came up short with a loss to Michigan State in the Elite Eight.Williamson and Barrett still managed to make a bit of history.The Duke ...

Zion, No. 1 Duke miss out on Final Four in loss to Spartans

Sports 04/01/19, 02:15

Twenty minutes after his first and, in all likelihood, last season at Duke ended with an Elite Eight exit, Zion Williamson trudged through an arena hallway, his head down.Following closely behind was teammate RJ Barrett, another fabulous freshman for the NCAA Tournament's No. 1 overall seed. Two other members of ...

Zion, No. 1 Duke miss out on Final Four in loss to Spartans

Sports 03/31/19, 19:50

Twenty minutes after his first and, in all likelihood, last season at Duke ended with an Elite Eight exit, Zion Williamson trudged through an arena hallway, his head down.Following closely behind was teammate RJ Barrett, another fabulous freshman for the NCAA Tournament's No. 1 overall seed. Two other members of ...

Michigan State knocks off Duke 68-67 to make Final Four

Sports 03/31/19, 18:31

Cassius Winston put Michigan State on his shoulders and carried the Spartans into the Final Four.The do-everything point guard took over the game when his team faced its biggest deficit and led second-seeded Michigan State to a 68-67 victory over overall No. 1 seed Duke on Sunday in the East ...

Duke’s Reddish a game-time decision vs. Michigan State

Basketball 03/30/19, 15:50

Freshman forward Cam Reddish will be a game-time decision for Duke's Elite Eight NCAA Tournament game Sunday against Michigan State because of a knee injury.Coach Mike Krzyzewski updated Reddish's status Saturday before the Blue Devils' practice, saying there was no structural damage. Reddish was a late scratch for the Sweet ...

Zion, Duke avoid upset, edge Virginia Tech 75-73 in NCAAs

Sports 03/29/19, 23:27

Zion Williamson soared for a two-handed, rim-rattling, crowd-thrilling alley-oop slam that gave Duke its biggest lead during a tight tussle against Virginia Tech in the East Region semifinals.He is known for his dunks, to be sure, but he can do more. So much more. And now Williamson and two of ...

Duke, Michigan State, relative newcomers left in East Region

Basketball 03/28/19, 16:36

Zion Williamson went to Duke for its winning history. Kerry Blackshear went to Virginia Tech to create one.Tom Izzo feels the need to explain why Michigan State hadn't been in the Sweet 16 in four years. Tony Benford is excited LSU is back for the first time in 13 years.The ...

Familiar look: top seeds dominate spots for NCAA Sweet 16

Sports 03/25/19, 11:32

The path to the Final Four will not be easy for Zion Williamson, Luke Maye, De'Andre Hunter and the other top-seeded stars in the NCAA Tournament.For the first time in a decade, the remaining tournament field entering the Sweet 16 looks a lot like the one set on Selection Sunday.The ...

Heartbreak for UCF dad, son as Dawkins game-winner rolls out

Sports 03/25/19, 01:59

The coach's son was having the game of his life in the biggest game of his dad's life. Down 1, UCF's Aubrey Dawkins pushed a miss back up with his right hand with 2.5 seconds left. The ball bounced once, twice and then rolled off the rim.Overall No. 1 NCAA ...

Heartbreak for UCF dad, son as Dawkins game-winner rolls out

Sports 03/24/19, 20:20

The coach's son was having the game of his life in the biggest game of his dad's life. Down 1, UCF's Aubrey Dawkins pushed a miss back up with his right hand with 2.5 seconds left. The ball bounced once, twice and then rolled off the rim.Overall No. 1 NCAA ...

Williamson, Duke hold off UCF 77-76 to reach Sweet 16

Sports 03/24/19, 18:57

Zion Williamson took on 7-foot-6 Tacko Fall at the end and won, and top-seeded Duke survived when two last-ditch shots by UCF rolled off the rim.Aubrey Dawkins finished with 32 points, but his tip-in try just missed Sunday, and Duke advanced with a 77-76 victory to reach the Sweet 16.Williamson ...

Zion-Tacko matchup highlights NCAA second round in East

Sports 03/23/19, 17:01

Tacko Fall really hopes the UCF-Duke NCAA Tournament game is not all about the Knights' 7-foot-6 center and the Blue Devils' explosive freshman star Zion Williamson.Sorry, Tacko, it's way too late for that with excitement strong for the East Region's marquee matchup Sunday between college basketball's tallest player vs. its ...

Duke’s Zion Show has successful NCAA Tournament debut

Sports 03/22/19, 20:43

Zion Williamson had an explosive NCAA Tournament debut with 25 points and a can't-miss second-half showcase to lead top-seeded Duke to an 85-62 win over North Dakota State on Friday night.RJ Barrett led Duke with 26 points and 14 rebounds and combined with Williamson for a prolific showing for the ...

NCAA play resumes with all eyes on Zion Williamson, Duke

Sports 03/22/19, 10:40

The first round of the NCAA Tournament is set to conclude Friday with plenty of star power taking the floor, notably Zion Williams and No. 1 overall seed Duke.The Blue Devils play North Dakota State in the East Region.Virginia tries to avoid losing as a top seed for the second ...

Zion in action as NCAA Tournament wraps up first round

Sports 03/22/19, 02:08

The spotlight of the NCAA Tournament shifts to Zion Williamson and No. 1 overall seed Duke.Along with the other 31 teams playing in first-round games Friday.But let's be real: After the way the projected top overall pick in the NBA draft played during the ACC Tournament, and the rest of ...

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