Very little, if any, has confused Zion Williamson in his first season with Duke.
Not even Jay-Z sits on the sidelines.
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The Wildcats won their fifth game in a row on Tuesday and seem to be heading in the right direction at the right time.
Williamson hit his first 10 shots and scored 25 points on Tuesday night when the Blue Devils No. 2 had small problems with a 79-64 win over host Pittsburgh and former Duke assistant Jeff Capel.
Afterwards, the discussion shifted to Jay-Z, arguably the greatest rapper of all time, sitting in the front row, showing Williamson and his team-mate RJ Barrett (26 points) why Duke hit the pitch every time the Blue Devils hit the field , Basketball must see.
"It was like a dream that came true." Williamson said, "For me he is the GOAT."
Jay-Z's representatives spoke to Pitt a few weeks ago to stop the game on Tuesday night. Williamson said the rapper song "A Dream" was in his playlist play.
"When he comes in with his squad, you look over there and you," Oh my God, that's him, "said Williamson.
The freshman was not the only one to notice, and Pittsburgh quarterback Kenny Pickett was also at the game and has taken some photos with Jay-Z.
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"I said [at halftime]," I have 10 points right now, I'm not doing anything, "said Williamson," I come in here and they tell me what I got and I was like & # 39; Dang & # 39;.
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The performance impressed Capel, who helped recruiting Williamson and Barrett at Duke.
He said the last time he saw an opposing freshman as light as Williamson came to Texas a decade ago, Oklahoma was training against Texas. The Longhorns had a freshman named Kevin Durant in early 2007.
Capel recalls how Durant looked up with 20 points in the first half of the first half.
"I said [that night]:" We can not do anything about it. & # 39; & # 39; "Capel said. "Zion is similar. He is very unique. He is very, very unique.
This report used information from The Associated Press.