Zion Williamson Decision: Top 2018 Prospect Chooses Duke

Twitter reacts to Zion Williamson's surprising commitment to Duke

Five-star basketball prospect Zion Williamson cited a "brotherhood" and family in picking Duke over Clemson and a host of presumed finalists during a televised ceremony at his school Saturday night. It could be their best recruiting class ever - which is really saying something for a Coach K team in the one-and-done era.

However, whenever Williamson announced his decision, he said that he will be heading to Durham to suit up for Mike Krzyzewski and the Duke Blue Devils. Barrett of Ontario, Canada and No. 3 overall recruit Cam Reddish of Norristown, Pennsylvania. The Blue Devils have a potential all-conference player on their hands. Williamson is listed at 6-foot-6, 275 pounds, and he has just ridiculous hops.

While Williamson's dunking ability and jaw-dropping athleticism are his best attributes, he's more than that.

The 17-year-old out of Spartanburg, S.C.is a social-media sensation with 1.1 million Instagram followers and more than 100,000 loyal fans on Twitter. Drake got a customized Williamson jersey at one point.

White ended his pitch by saying to Williamson: "You know we all gonna eat, we all gonna kill, but if you want to come be a victor, you know what it do - Come to UNC-Chapel Hill". "It's fun because, going all over the world". I feel like going to Duke University I can learn a lot from him in my time there. I was in Italy and people were asking me for pictures, 'Are you Zion?

Named one of the top recruits in the nation by ESPN, Williamson had already decided not to sign with a college team during the early signing period and waited until now to make his decision.

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