No. 3 North Carolina: Who will win round two Saturday night?
Blue Devils' head coach Mike Krzyzewski said it was unlikely Williamson would be back in time for the final game of the regular season on the road against North Carolina on Saturday. Brown of The Athletic. "I'd be surprised if he's not ready by the ACC tournament".
Williamson was hurt in the opening minute of an 88-72 loss to North Carolina on February 20.
Goodchild hit a 3-pointer that gave Duke the lead for good with 3:35 left in the first and sparked a 22-6 run that spanned halftime and made it 51-36 when Goodchild made another 3 midway through the third. The freshman is projected to be the top pick is this June's NBA Draft.
"I don't think he'll be ready for Saturday", Krzyzewski said. How do the Blue Devils do better without him, in the event that Williamson doesn't play?More news: AOC Spox Simultaneously Collected Salary From Campaign and Justice Democrats
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Junior center Marques Bolden suffered an injury in his upper leg area that caused him to limp to the locker room early in the second half. He finished the game with four points and five rebounds in 18 minutes of play.
After going down hard, Jones returned to the floor to shoot his free throws before exiting the game.
They aren't a team full of scorers, though, and Krzyzewski said he's enthusiastic about his star's impending return and its potential impact on the Duke offense. He had a little bump on it.
"I thought we needed it", Reddish said. 'All right. You're ready. "You can't put together a well-oiled machine here in a couple practices to play in this conference at a level when you lose a kid like that".