Zion Williamson Leads No. 2 Duke To Easy 91-61 Win Over St. John’s

DURHAM, N.C. — Zion Williamson scored 26 points, all five Duke starters scored in double figures, and the No. 2 ranked Blue Devils blew away St. John’s 91-61 at Cameron Indoor Stadium on Saturday.

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Williamson’s 26 points included a few highlighted dunks, while the talented freshman who skipped across the court to join his teammates in the locker room after the game, also had six rebounds, five steals and two blocks.

Per ESPN Stats and Information, Williamson was scoring 25 points for the 10th time this season, which sets a record for Duke freshmen.

Fellow freshman talent Cam Reddish added 16 points, while RJ Barrett collected 15 points, 14 rebounds, four assists and two steals for Duke (18-2, 10-1 Home), which won five straight.

Alrounder Tre Jones, who set the tone for the team from the point guard position, finished with 13 points, seven assists, seven rebounds and three steals, while Marques Bolden chipped in with 10 points and six rebounds for the Blue Devils in the win.

With today’s win, Duke, which shot 55.6 percent from the field, improved its home win record against non-conference opponents to 147 consecutive, which is the longest active streak in the NCAA.

LJ Figueroa had 14 points and eight rebounds and Marvin Clark II added 12 for St. John’s.

Shamorie Ponds, who is averaging over 20 points this season for St. John’s was held to just 11 points, as the Red Storm (16-6), who fell behind by 20 points in the second half, dropped their third in four games.

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