Duke’s Zion Williamson ruled out for Tuesday against Wake Forest


Zion Williamson (1) de Duke queda en el piso tras lesionarse en una jugada ante Luke Maye de North Carolina en el básquetbol universitario en Durham, Carolina del Norte, el miércoles 20 de febrero de 2019. (AP Foto/Gerry Broome)

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – Zion Williamson will not play Tuesday against Wake Forest, according to a press release from Duke. 

The freshman suffered a Grade 1 sprain in his right knee in the opening minute of the Blue Devils’ clash with rival North Carolina on Feb. 20. 

Williamson is second in the Atlantic Coast Conference with 21.6 points per game and third in rebounds with 8.8 on average, the release said. He also leads the conference in field-goal percentage (.683) and steals per game (2.2). 

Duke hosts Wake Forest Tuesday at 7 p.m. before wrapping up the regular season in Chapel Hill on Saturday.

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