We are one day away from all of the tourney madness happening. As I think about how strong will Duke start in the 1st game or what kind of lineups is Coach K going to use, or are the 3's gonna be raining this time or not, it all comes down to one word. As I walked into my Duke office I saw it. The team poster from this years team on my wall. Mickie Krzyzewski has been creating and doing an amazing job on these posters for years now. This years team poster is one of my favorites. Only one word was used as the theme for this years poster which was "fight". This team has had to "fight" all season! This team had to "fight" to get to a number one rankling this season by going through teams such as Louisville, Kentucky, and Ohio State early on. This team had to "fight" to find its identity after the Ryan Kelly injury. This team had to "fight" to pull off the sweep against UNC especially with the come back in Cameron. Yes we had the disappointing loss early in the ACC Tourney. But now, this team is gonna have to "fight" it's way through the possible 6 game season of the NCAA Tourney if they want to hang a 5th banner in Cameron. In a tourney that is win or go home you must have a "fight" mentality to win it all. As I look back at what this Duke team has accomplished this season I believe they have that "fight" in them to win it all!
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