Bands in the stands

School bands keep playing even when their team has stopped, keeping the energy in the arena up no matter what.




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The Harvard band reacts to beating New Mexico in the second half during a second round game in the NCAA college basketball tournament in Salt Lake City Thursday, March 21, 2013. Harvard beat New Mexico 68-62. (AP Photo/George Frey)
The Harvard band reacts to beating New Mexico in the second half during a second round game in the NCAA college basketball tournament in Salt Lake City Thursday, March 21, 2013. Harvard beat New Mexico 68-62. (AP Photo/George Frey)
The Harvard band reacts to beating New Mexico in the second half during a second round game in the NCAA college basketball tournament in Salt Lake City Thursday, March 21, 2013. Harvard beat New Mexico 68-62. (AP Photo/George Frey)
AUBURN HILLS, MI - MARCH 21: Band members from the Akron Zips perform against the Virginia Commonwealth Rams during the second round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at at The Palace of Auburn Hills on March 21, 2013 in Auburn Hills, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
Akron v VCU
AUBURN HILLS, MI - MARCH 21: Band members from the Akron Zips perform against the Virginia Commonwealth Rams during the second round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at at The Palace of Auburn Hills on March 21, 2013 in Auburn Hills, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - MARCH 23: The Harvard Crimson band performs before the Crimson take on the Arizona Wildcats during the third round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at EnergySolutions Arena on March 23, 2013 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
Harvard v Arizona
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - MARCH 23: The Harvard Crimson band performs before the Crimson take on the Arizona Wildcats during the third round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at EnergySolutions Arena on March 23, 2013 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
KANSAS CITY, MO - MARCH 22: The Kansas State Wildcats band performs in the second half against the La Salle Explorers during the second round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the Sprint Center on March 22, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
La Salle v Kansas State
KANSAS CITY, MO - MARCH 22: The Kansas State Wildcats band performs in the second half against the La Salle Explorers during the second round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the Sprint Center on March 22, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 22: A band member from the Pacific Tigers cheers before the start of the game against Miami Hurricanes during the second round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at The Frank Erwin Center on March 22, 2013 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Pacific v Miami
AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 22: A band member from the Pacific Tigers cheers before the start of the game against Miami Hurricanes during the second round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at The Frank Erwin Center on March 22, 2013 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 22: A band member from the Pacific Tigers plays before the start of the game against Miami Hurricanes during the second round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at The Frank Erwin Center on March 22, 2013 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Pacific v Miami
AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 22: A band member from the Pacific Tigers plays before the start of the game against Miami Hurricanes during the second round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at The Frank Erwin Center on March 22, 2013 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 22: A band member of the Illinois Fighting Illini performs before the start of the game against the Colorado Buffaloes during the second round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at The Frank Erwin Center on March 22, 2013 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Colorado v Illinois
AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 22: A band member of the Illinois Fighting Illini performs before the start of the game against the Colorado Buffaloes during the second round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at The Frank Erwin Center on March 22, 2013 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 22: Band members of the Illinois Fighting Illini play during game against the Colorado Buffaloes during the second round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at The Frank Erwin Center on March 22, 2013 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Colorado v Illinois
AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 22: Band members of the Illinois Fighting Illini play during game against the Colorado Buffaloes during the second round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at The Frank Erwin Center on March 22, 2013 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
AUBURN HILLS, MI - MARCH 21: A member of the band for the Memphis Tigers performs against the St. Mary's Gaels during the second round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at at The Palace of Auburn Hills on March 21, 2013 in Auburn Hills, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
Saint Mary's v Memphis
AUBURN HILLS, MI - MARCH 21: A member of the band for the Memphis Tigers performs against the St. Mary's Gaels during the second round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at at The Palace of Auburn Hills on March 21, 2013 in Auburn Hills, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

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