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Video: National Championship Game National Anthem Is Going Viral

Pregame before Kansas-North Carolina game.

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - APRIL 04: Pregame festivities before the game between the Kansas Jayhawks and the North Carolina Tar Heels in the 2022 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament National Championship game at Caesars Superdome on April 04, 2022 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Jack Dempsey/NCAA Photos via Getty Images)

With the NCAA Division I men's basketball national championship game taking place in New Orleans, it's only fitting that the national anthem comes with a twist.

Before tipoff between Kansas and North Carolina, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band performed the national anthem alongside Tarriona "Tank" Ball.

The band did an excellent job of bringing that jazz flair to the national anthem, that's for sure.

Although it was vastly different from a standard rendition of the national anthem, the majority of the college basketball world loved this performance.

Here's the national anthem performance from the Preservation Hall Jazz Band:

"If you didn’t see it and hear it, do yourself a favor and check this out," one fan said.

"That was refreshing," another fan wrote. "Save it purists. This is NOLA."

With this performance officially in the books, it's time to watch two of the most historic programs in college basketball history compete for a national title.

College hoops fans can watch this showdown between Kansas and North Carolina on TBS.