Teams across the country are about to take the first steps on the road to the Final Four. Everyone knows Indianapolis is the final destination, but how does a team make it from November to March intact? ESPN.com's Andy Katz takes a month-by-month look at what it will take to make it to March, and Pat Forde enlightens us with what we might learn along the way. For those who can't wait until March to see the NCAA Tournament bracket, here's ESPN.com's projected field of 64.
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