Time To Rev Up The NCAA Tourney Previews Again

Longtime readers — or at least those who have been with us for a year or longer — will remember last year, when we introduced the world's only reader-created NCAA tournament previews. Well, that thing is a mother to put together — essentially, three presumably fascinating facts about all 65 teams in the tournament — so we figured we'd better start putting together this year's now, before we fall too far behind.

So, if you have a team you know better than anyone else, now's the time to tell us. After the jump is a list of teams we're tentatively counting as in the dance — using ESPN's invaluable Drive To 65 page — and who has signed up to write each of them. If you're interested in an open team, email us and let us know why you're the most qualified. The list below will be updated repeatedly as we get closer to the tournament, which, we think you can agree, might be our favorite singular sporting event.

Once a team as clinched a spot in the dance, we'll put them in bold, so check back for open teams. This is a mammoth enterprise, so the earlier we have people signing up and turning 'em in, the better.

And thanks. Just a few weeks away now ...

NCAA Tournament Capsules [Deadspin]
The Enormous 2006 Deadspin NCAA Tournament Preview [Deadspin] (PDF)

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NCAA TOURNAMENT PREVIEWS

1. Air Force - Adam Sivits
2. Albany - Tom Doyle
3. Appalachian State - Seth Stratton
4. Arizona - Benjamin Bacon
5. Belmont — Greg Lindsay
6. Boston College - Brian Scheid
7. Brigham Young - Joel Baughman
8. Butler - Bulldog Lounge
9. Central Connecticut State — Josh Blosveren
10. Creighton - Christopher Wachal
11. Davidson - Matt Pitzer
12. Drexel - Dan Kois
13. Duke - Matt DeTura
14. Eastern Kentucky - Arie Bram
15. Florida - Dan Shanoff
16. Florida A&M - Nation Of Islam Sports Blog
17. George Washington - Andrea Reiher
18. Georgetown - Jamie Mottram
19. Gonzaga - Nate Odle
20. Holy Cross - Eric Angevine
21. Illinois - Will Leitch
22. Indiana - Trent Apple
23. Jackson State - Nation Of Islam Sports Blog
24. Kansas - Pete Gaines
25. Kansas State - Travis Hudson
26. Kentucky - Matt Jones
27. Long Beach State - Rick Chandler
28. Louisville — flubby
29. Maryland - Awful Announcing
30. Marquette - Brian Saperstein
31. Memphis - Jay Busbee
32. Miami of Ohio - Matt Sussman
33. Michigan State — Jason Kent
34. Missouri State - Evan Fisk
35. Niagara - Eric Clingersmith
36. Nevada - PJ Connolly
37. New Mexico State - Will Leitch
38. North Carolina - Brian Styers
39. North Texas - Mike Bruno
40. Notre Dame - Rakes Of Mallow
41. Ohio State - Anton Golden
42. Oral Roberts - Will Leitch
43. Oregon - Dan Rubenstein
44. Pittsburgh - Unsilent Majority
45. Pennsylvania — Dan Kois
46. Purdue — Boiled Sports
47. Stanford - Rick Chandler
48. Southern California - Tim Grierson
49. Southern Illinois - Will Leitch
50. Syracuse - Sean Keeley
51. Tennessee — Holly Anderson
52. Texas - Whitney Pastorek
53. Texas A&M - Mitch Martin
54. Texas A&M Corpus Christi - Eric Angevine
55. Texas Tech — Jason Warble
56. UCLA — Trevor Gribble
57. UNLV - David Fucillo
58. Vanderbilt - Angelo Grasso
59. Villanova — Mike Metzger
60. Virginia - Rob Iracane
61. Virginia Commonwealth - Patrice Evans
62. Virginia Tech - Brad Hinshelwood
63. Washington State - Ted Murray
64. Weber State - Jen Philion
65. West Virginia — The Mighty MJD
66. Winthrop - John Redcorn
67. Wisconsin — Sam McClone
68. Wright State - Scott DeMange
69. Xavier - Scott DeMange