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Buckets' Bracketology: NCAA Tournament taking on a local flavor

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Buckets' Bracketology: NCAA Tournament taking on a local flavor

Each Monday through the Final Four, our own Robbie Buckets -- known in some circles as Rob Snyder, producer at  NBC Sports Boston -- will take a look at the world of college basketball. Here is his FINAL bracketology. 

SOUTH
1. Virginia
16. Winthrop/Wagner

8. Oklahoma
9. Seton Hall

5. West Virginia
12. New Mexico St.

4. Wichita St.
13. East Tennessee St.

6. Alabama
11. USC/Baylor

3. Michigan St.
14. Louisiana

7. Creighton
10. Virginia Tech

2. Auburn
15. Pennsylvania

WEST

1. Kansas
16. Nicholls

8. Butler
9. Saint Mary’s

5. Houston
12. Loyola Chicago

4. Tennessee
13. South Dakota St.

6. Texas A&M
11. Middle Tennessee

3. Arizona
14. Charleston

7. Arkansas
10. Texas

2. Purdue
15. UC Santa Barbara

EAST

1. Villanova
16. Florida Gulf Coast

8. TCU
9. Florida St.

5. Clemson
12. Buffalo

4. Rhode Island
13. Vermont

6. Michigan
11. Syracuse

3. Duke
14. Rider

7. Florida
10. Kansas St.

2. Cincinnati
15. Wright St.

MIDWEST

1. Xavier
16. Grambling/Savannah St.

8. Nevada
9. Miami

5. Gonzaga
12. Louisville/Providence

4. Ohio St.
13. Murray St.

6. Kentucky
11. Arizona St.

3. Texas Tech
14. Bucknell

7. Missouri
10. St. Bonaventure

2. North Carolina
15. Montana

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Buckets' Bracketology: Here's what's coming

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Buckets' Bracketology: Here's what's coming

Each week, our own Robbie Buckets -- known in some circles as Rob Snyder, producer at  NBC Sports Boston -- looks at the world of college basketball. Here's what he thinks we'll see when the brackets are announced tonight.

EAST

1. Virginia
16. Farleigh Dickinson/NC Central

8. Seton Hall
9. VCU

5. Iowa St.
12. Murray St.

4. Purdue
13. Saint Louis

6. Wofford
11. Ohio St./St. John’s

3. LSU
14. Northern Kentucky

7. Maryland
10. Oklahoma

2. Tennessee
15. Gardner-Webb

MIDWEST

1. North Carolina
16. Iona

8. Baylor
9. Iowa

5. Buffalo
12. Indiana/TCU

4. Kansas
13. Old Dominion

6. Marquette
11. Oregon

3. Texas Tech
14. Yale

7. Nevada
10. Syracuse

2. Kentucky
15. Texas St.

SOUTH

1. Duke
16. Abilene Christian/Prairie View A&M

8. Utah St.
9. UCF

5. Villanova
12. Liberty

4. Florida St.
13. Northeastern

6. Cincinnati
11. Arizona St.

3. Texas Tech
14. Vermont

7. Louisville
10. Florida

2. Michigan
15. Bradley

WEST

1. Gonzaga
16. Montana

8. Washington
9. Ole Miss

5. Auburn
12. New Mexico St.

4. Kansas St.
13. UC Irvine

6. Virginia Tech
11. Saint Mary’s

3. Houston
14. Colgate

7. Mississippi St.
10. Minnesota

2. Michigan St.
15. North Dakota St.

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Buckets' Bracketology: Some changes at the top

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Buckets' Bracketology: Some changes at the top

Each Monday, our own Robbie Buckets -- known in some circles as Rob Snyder, producer at  NBC Sports Boston -- will take a look at the world of college basketball. Here's this week bracket and click here to look at last week's and see the changes.

EAST

1. Virginia
16. St. Francis/Iona

8. VCU
9. Baylor

5. Buffalo
12.  Indiana/NC State

4. Kansas
13. Old Dominion

6. Maryland
11. St. John’s

3. Houston
14. Vermont

7. Louisville
10. Arizona St.

2. Tennessee
15. Omaha

MIDWEST

1. Kentucky
16. Prairie View A&M/Norfolk St.

8. Syracuse
9. Iowa

5. Marquette
12. Temple/Ohio State

4. Virginia Tech
13. Liberty

6. Auburn
11. Texas

3. Purdue
14. Wright State

7. Washington
10. Oklahoma

2. Michigan State
15. Texas State


WEST

1. Gonzaga
16. Montana

8. UCF
9. Utah State

5. Mississippi State
12. New Mexico State

4. Wisconsin
13. UC Irvine

6. Nevada
11. Creighton

3. Texas Tech
14. Colgate

7. Wofford
10. Seton Hall

2. Duke
15. Bradley

SOUTH

1. North Carolina
16. Sam Houston State

8. Iowa State
9. Ole Miss

5. Kansas State
12. Murray State

4. Florida State
13. Hofstra

6. Villanova
11. Clemson

3. Michigan
14. Harvard

7. Cincinnati
10. Florida

2. LSU
15. Gardner-Webb

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