Final Four in Indy, fan fun begins

Crews prepare the floor at Lucas Oil Stadium. (WISH Photo)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – The four teams remaining in the NCAA Men’s Championship have arrived in Indianapolis.

The Kentucky Wildcats, Wisconsin Badgers, Michigan State Spartans and Duke Blue Devils arrived in the Circle City Wednesday.

The four teams will play in the NCAA Final Four on Saturday, and the two winners will play in the championship game on Monday.

On Thursday, the teams will have a closed practice at 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The teams will attend a Final Four Salute Celebration at 7 p.m. at the Hilbert Circle Theatre.

On Friday, fans will be able to attend open practices for each of the Final Four teams at Lucas Oil Stadium for free.

Doors open at 11 a.m. and there will be a special performance by recording artist Austin Mahone.

Michigan State will take the court at noon for an open practice, followed by Duke at 1 p.m., Wisconsin at 2 p.m. and Kentucky at 3 p.m.

Fans who attend the open practices will have the opportunity to hear from each head coach after their practice.

At 4:30 p.m. the student athletes will participate in the the Reese’s College All Star Game.

Saturday is when the four teams will compete in their national semifinal games.

All weekend long fans will also be able to enjoy the Final Four Fan Fest.

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