The projected No. 1 pick in the NBA Draft, Williamson sat out the regular-season finale at UNC on March 9– the Tar Heels’ second win over Duke this season — and was itching for a chance to play the Tar Heels one more time. He got the matchup and so did everyone in the basketball world.
Zion Williamson over the last 24+ hours – win over Syracuse and win over UNC.60 points (on 26-of-32 shooting) 25 rebounds, 6 steals, 3 3-pointers 2 blocks 2 wins Any questions? Kid is the real deal. — Tommy Beer (@TommyBeer) March 16, 2019
Asked if it means more to beat UNC, he said, “I mean, of course it is a rivalry game, but you got to take it one game at a time and on to the next.”
ZION INCOMING(via @CBSSports)pic.twitter.com/ffu492kF5X — Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) March 16, 2019