Zion Williamson to return for Duke on Thursday

Highly rated Duke star Zion Williamson will make his ACC Tournament debut against Syracuse this week as he returns from injury.

Zion Williamson is averaging 21.6 points per game with 8.8 rebounds and 2.2 assists.   -  (Getty Images)

Zion Williamson will return for Duke on Thursday, facing Syracuse in the ACC Tournament.

The highly rated Williamson injured his left knee last month against North Caroline when he planted his foot to cut and his shoe split apart.

He has been sidelined since, with the Blue Devils (26-5) struggling in his absence, winning just three of their last six games.

However, Williamson practiced fully with Duke this week in preparation for his return against Syracuse (20-12).  He is averaging 21.6 points per game with 8.8 rebounds and 2.2 assists.

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