Zion Williamson returned for Duke in Thursday night’s ACC quarterfinal game against Syracuse and he quickly got back to doing Zion Williamson things.
He finished a perfect 13-for-13 from the floor while leading Duke to a 84-72 win. Zion finished with 29 points, 15 rebounds and five steals.
So yeah, he was back to being a dominant player. And Duke suddenly looked like a very good Duke team again.
But early in the first half it sure did seem like Syracuse star Frank Howard tried to trip Zion after he threw down a big dunk on a power move.
Check it out for yourself:
Seemed like he did that on purpose, yeah?
Howard, however, said afterward that he wasn’t trying to trip him:
But man, it sure did look like he tried to trip Zion. Twitter thought so, too: