With Zion Williamson sidelined with a sprained knee, and a timetable on his return uncertain, Coach K opted to insert Baker against the Orange.
Zion officially out tonight. Not that there was any doubt. pic.twitter.com/szer378CJm— Adam Zagoria (@AdamZagoria) February 23, 2019
Baker, a five-star recruit, had been part of a loaded freshmen class that includes Williamson, R.J. Barrett, Cam Reddish, and Tre Jones. Those four are projected first-round NBA Draft picks.