Williamson was named the Oscar Robertson Player of the Year as well, joining Anthony Davis and Kevin Durant as the only freshman to win the award. On Monday afternoon, Zion Williamson making his decision official via an Instagram post.
The Duke sensation finished with 24 points and 14 rebounds in the Blue Devils' loss and averaged 22.6 points, 8.9 rebounds and 2.1 assists on 68% shooting over the season.
Williamson thanked a number of people in the video, including coach Mike Krzyzewski, his mother and Duke fans for their support. He helped lead Duke to the Elite Eight, where the team lost to Michigan St.by just one point. R.J. Barrett, Cam Reddish and Williamson have all declared for the National Basketball Association draft, and are expected to be selected early.
He is a virtual lock to go first overall in June, but Blue Devils teammates R.J. Barrett and Cam Reddish declared earlier and are both in line to hear their names called within the first handful of picks.
Will Duke retire Zion Williamson's No. 1 and hang it in the rafters of Cameron Indoor Stadium? The NBA Draft Lottery takes place on Tuesday, May 14, in what will be one of the most anticipated nights of the offseason.