NCAA Tournament First Four 2017: Providence Greeted By Bagpiper

The 2017 NCAA Tournament First Four officially kicks off on Tuesday evening in Dayton, Ohio, so the eight participating teams have been arriving.

For the Providence Friars, it took little time to get some special treatment.

When the Friars arrived to their team hotel in Dayton, they were greeted by a person bagpipe player.

A little bit random, sure, but a whole lot of awesome. Maybe the folks in Dayton were just getting an early jump on their St. Patrick’s Day celebration.

Check it out:

We've arrived. #MarchMadness #GoFriars pic.twitter.com/ZCD55Xh7Ag

— PC Men's Basketball (@PCFriarsmbb) March 14, 2017

Providence takes on the USC Trojans on Wednesday night for the opportunity to earn a spot in the Big Dance’s First Round. The winner of Providence vs. USC will earn a No. 11 seed and face off against No. 6 SMU in the East Region.

Games in the East Region will take place in New York.

Here's a look at Wednesday's match-up in Dayton. #MarchMadness #GoFriars🏀 pic.twitter.com/tYwH1BEu3R

— PC Men's Basketball (@PCFriarsmbb) March 12, 2017

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