Zion Williamson to play tonight vs. Syracuse

Zion WilliamsonDuke freshman Zion Williamson, who has missed the last five games with a right knee sprain, will play tonight when the Blue Devils battle Syracuse in the quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament.

Williamson, the Sporting News National Player of the Year and the ACC Player and Freshman of the Year, is second in the ACC in scoring (21.6), third in rebounding (8.8) and leads the conference in field goal percentage (.683). He has not played since sustaining the injury on February 20.

The third-seeded Blue Devils (26-5) battle the sixth-seeded Orange tonight at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte.


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