When the going got tough, Jaravee Boonchant and Erica Shepherd were able to get going, leading the Blue Devils to narrow 3-2 victories against fourth-seeded Maryland and third-seeded Virginia Tech.
The stretch big displayed his limitless offensive arsenal, finessing hook shots over traditional centers in the low post and shooting over defensive mismatches for an efficient 55.6% field goal percentage.
In his time at Duke, Johnson shined for the Blue Devils before shocking the college basketball world with his decision to opt out of the remainder of the season Feb. 15.
Despite his rocky start to the season, Wendell Moore Jr. became an integral factor in Duke’s offense as the season progressed.
Featuring No. 5 Duke, No. 3 Wake Forest, N.C. State and North Carolina, Saturday’s match play tournament at the par-72 Lonnie Poole Golf Course in Raleigh, N.C., boiled down to a 2019 NCAA Championship rematch between Duke and Wake Forest.
From moving to the U.S. as a high schooler to spending the last 12 months in Thailand amid COVID-19, Boonchant's journey has been unique to say the least.