NCAA Men's Basketball

Zion, Duke ready as first round wraps up

(AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

The spotlight of the NCAA Tournament shifts to Zion Williamson and No. 1 overall seed Duke.

Along with the other 31 teams playing in first-round games Friday.

But let's be real: After the way the projected top overall pick in the NBA draft played during the ACC Tournament, and the rest of the season for that matter, is there anybody that warrants more attention on college basketball's biggest stage than the Blue Devils' freshman phenom?


AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Duke29-5
2 Virginia29-3
3 North Carolina27-6
4 Gonzaga31-3
5 Michigan State29-6
6 Tennessee29-5
7 Kentucky28-6
8 Michigan29-6
9 Texas Tech26-6
10 Florida State28-7
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RPI Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Duke29-5
2 Kansas26-9
3 Virginia29-3
4 North Carolina27-6
5 Houston31-3
6 Michigan State29-6
7 Tennessee29-5
8 Gonzaga31-3
9 Kentucky28-6
10 Buffalo31-3
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