DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — Zion Williamson will not play in Saturday night’s game at North Carolina as he continues to recover from a Grade 1 right knee sprain, according to a press release from Duke’s Director of Sports Information.
Williamson, who is a freshman, sustained the injury on February 20th in a game against the University of North Carolina.
Williamson is second in the ACC in scoring (21.6), third in rebounding (8.8) and leads the conference in field goal percentage (.683) and steals (2.2).
The No. 4 Blue Devils (26-4, 14-3) battle the No. 3 Tar Heels (25-5, 15-2) tonight at 6 p.m.