Zion Williamson was a walking highlight reel once again as No. 1 Duke escaped with a 77–76 win over No. 9 UCF in the second round of the 2019 NCAA tournament on Sunday night.
Williamson banked the Blue Devils' first shot of the content after UCF's Tacko Fall opened things up with a dunk. He then made his way into the first viral clip of the clash, but unfortunately as the recipient of a straight up stuff from Fall.
After a few quiet minutes, Williamson returned to form, muscling his way to the rim and drawing a foul in the process.
He then tied the game with a dunk with just under four minutes remaining in regulation, beginning an 8–0 run for Duke.
The Zion show continued as the Knights threatened an upset, making key plays down the stretch to secure the one-point win and a spot in the Sweet 16. Williamson finished with a double-double of 32 points and 11 rebounds with an additional four assists.
With 32 points in the win, Williamson has 57 points through two games in the tournament. He has tied Kevin Durant for the most points by a freshman across their first two NCAA Tournament games.
Williamson is averaging 22.2 points, 8.7 boards and 2.0 assists per game this season on 69.6% shooting from the field. The 6'7" star went 12-of-16 for 25 points in Duke's first-round rout of North Dakota State.