December 13, 2007

Williams adjusts to new role

Heading into his senior season, Duke five-star signee Elliot Williams was looking forward to stepping on the court with no pressure, or thoughts of where he would be attending college.

With his letter-of-intent now in the possession of Duke athletics, the 6-foot-4, 175 pound scoring guard has been able to focus completely on basketball. As a result, the game has become fun again.

"During my junior season I had a lot of pressure on me," Williams said. "It was always in the back of my head - what school do I want to go to. Who is the best fit? Where will I visit? All of those things were on my mind when I was playing.

"It was definitely tough. Now I'm just having fun and out there playing my game. It's a lot easier knowing that I have made my decision and that I don't have to worry about that anymore."

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