Blue Devils back on top: Duke beats Florida State for 21st ACC Championship

Posted at 10:41 PM, Mar 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-16 22:41:44-04

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Duke has done it again.

Zion Williamson blocks a shot. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

On Saturday in the ACC Championship game, the Blue Devils opened the second half on a 22-8 run to create distance from No. 4 seed Florida State and defeat the Seminoles 73-63 .

This is Duke’s 21st ACC Championship, and 33rd appearance in the title game.

Zion Williamson led Duke with 21 points and five rebounds, while Tre’ Jones had 18 points.

The Blue Devils, likely to be a No. 1 seed, will find out their destination Sunday on News 3 at 6:00 p.m. during the NCAA Selection Show.