Mac & Mac's pick: A borrowed pep band

By WEEK Producer

March 21, 2013 Updated Mar 21, 2013 at 10:46 PM CDT

When you were picking the names in your bracket, what did you choose when you came to Iona College and Ohio State?

If your first question was who's Iona College? You may not be alone.

Iona is a Catholic college in New York State seeded 15th.

This is the Iona College Pep Band that will cheer on the team. Except they are not from Iona College. Iona College does not have its own pep band so they drafted the Stebbins High School band from Riverside, Ohio to play for the team.

Friday, the Stebbins students will represent the Iona College Gaels as they take on the Buckeyes in the NCAA tournament.

Being from Ohio, the Stebbins High School Band already has the Ohio State Fight Song down pat. In fact, most of the students said they are Ohio State fans but plan to put that aside to try and be as loud and as exciting as possible for Iona.

Even if Iona doesn't win, and Ohio State is a three to two favorite, these kids have got a chance to take their music to the big dance.

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