Freshman sensation Zion Williamson was knocked
out of the North Carolina-Duke rivalry game with a knee sprain
after his Nike shoe blew out during the top-ranked Blue Devils'
opening possession Wednesday night.
This morning on The Valley's Morning News, you can hear Duke coach
Mike Krzyzewski talking about the injury.
Williamson grabbed his right knee in pain after slipping awkwardly
and falling when his left shoe fell apart as he planted hard while
dribbling near the free throw line. The blue rubber sole ripped
loose from the white shoe from the heel to the toes along the
outside edge, with Williamson's foot coming all the way through the
Nike said in a statement that it was ''concerned'' and wished
Williamson a speedy recovery. It said it was ''working to identify
No. 8 North Carolina took advantage of Williamson's absence to beat
the Blue Devils 88-72.
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