After airport delay, PC Friars are finally tourney bound

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) — After a hitch in travel plans, the Providence College men’s basketball team is finally headed to North Carolina for the first round of the NCAA Tournment.

The team was planning to take a charter flight out of TF Green Airport at 2 p.m. Tuesday. However, according to Peter Frasier at Rhode Island Airport Corporation, there was an issue with the private security screening that is required for a charter of that size.

The players sat on their bus for nearly three hours while the situation was resolved and finally borded shortly before 5 p.m.

Eyewitness Sports Director Yianni Kourakis is already in North Carolina and will bring you #FeverFriar coverage as the team prepares for its Thursday night game against USC.

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