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This NCAA Tournament Team's Mascot Is Freaking Everyone Out

Center court of an NCAA Tournament basketball court.

PITTSBURGH, PA - MARCH 15: A general view of the court with March Madness signage is seen prior to the start of the game between the Oklahoma Sooners and the Rhode Island Rams in the first round of the 2018 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at PPG PAINTS Arena on March 15, 2018 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Day 2 of the NCAA Tournament is underway.

The first matchup of the day features No. 7 seed Texas A&M taking on No. 10 seed Providence. This means a certain mascot is going viral.

Providence, whose nickname is the "Friars," has arguably the creepiest mascot in all of sports. Every year, it freaks everyone out at the NCAA Tournament.

And it's happening again.

Several terrifying photos of Providence's mascot have been tweeted out.

Look at them if you dare:

The New York Post has some details on "Friar Dom."

As the college’s Web site tells us, the ghastly Friar arrived in 2002 — two years after I left town. He replaced the only mascot I knew: the live Dalmatian, Friar Boy V, who chilled courtside at basketball games with his ordained handler — more on the dog later.

Friar Dom, who wears the traditional cowl of the Dominican brothers, was given a few aesthetic tweaks over the years until he eventually became the frightening, gaunt spectacle he is today.

You can view the full story on the mascot here.

Providence and Texas A&M are playing on CBS.