It is undeniable that the Northeast is amid the most fervent locations in the nation when it will come to athletics fandom. At the pretty minimum, New Englanders appear out for a single another—and which is specially accurate, evidently, in March.

Creating the program’s to start with Sweet 16 in a quarter century, the Providence men’s basketball crew arrived in Chicago forward of its Friday matchup with No. 1 seed Kansas in style. The crew reportedly flew into the Windy City on the Patriots crew plane, courtesy of crew proprietor Robert Kraft.

“It’s New England teams supporting New England teams,” Cooley claimed, per ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg. “Our families are in a position to arrive, our donors are equipped to arrive, our supporters are able to come. I actually appreciate him hunting out for us. Given how many planes are being utilized for the NIT, for the NCAA tournament, it just was confined.”

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