January 8, 2007

Coach K: Paulus needs amnesia

Whether a player makes a great play or a poor one, has a fantastic game or an awful one, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski always preaches to be ready for the next play or the next game.

That's his approach right now with Greg Paulus, who is under fire from fans after one of his worst outings as a Blue Devil in Saturday's 69-67 loss to Virginia Tech at Cameron Indoor Stadium.

Paulus has battled through injury and sickness this year, and with the exception of some bright spots here and there, has been unable to find his desired rhythm on the court.

"You just be honest and you try to figure why those things happened," Krzyzewski said of Paulus's bad game. "The best thing that a good player can have is amnesia...

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