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CBS Getting Criticized For Its Plan For Tonight's Duke Game

Zion Williamson of the Duke Blue Devils.

DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA - FEBRUARY 05: Zion Williamson #1 of the Duke Blue Devils moves the ball against the Boston College Eagles during their game at Cameron Indoor Stadium on February 05, 2019 in Durham, North Carolina. Duke won 80-55. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Earlier Friday morning, a report suggested CBS planned on debuting a new camera. The new addition to the broadcast will be centered around Zion Williamson.

According to The News & Observer, CBS is dedicating a special “Zion Cam” that will be locked onto the Blue Devils' star freshman.

CBS producer Mark Wolff revealed why the choice was made: "Because of Zion (Williamson), we have added a camera dedicated to him the whole time he is on the floor."

College basketball fans have been openly critical of the way ESPN covers the the Duke star, so it's only natural CBS gets the same criticism.

Fans aren't happy with the decision to feature Zion with his very own camera.

Here's just a snippet of the "safe for work" responses.

Clearly fans aren't looking forward to seeing all-Zion all the time.

ESPN employed a very similar technique earlier this year when the Worldwide Leader dedicated one of its already existing camera crew members to Zion.

He's the most-exciting player in college basketball, so it makes sense for a network to capitalize on his stardom - for better or worse.

Duke and North Dakota State are scheduled to tip off at 7:10 p.m. E.T. The game will be broadcast on CBS.