Even though a basketball season is a marathon, not a sprint, there are always certain games that serve as watershed moments for a team. These critical games can turn the fortunes of a team for better or worse and help formulate a more robust sense of the team’s capabilities.
With that in mind, I’m going to take a look at seven vitally important games in Duke’s 2012/13 campaign. These potentially season defining bouts will illuminate Duke’s strengths, expose their weaknesses and establish just how much of a chance the Blue Devils have at winning National Championship No. 5.