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Final Four teams land in Atlanta, Kevin Ware comes on crutches

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All four teams that are set to battle each other during Final Four weekend have landed in Atlanta.

Syracuse players arrived Monday evening, while Michigan, Wichita State and Louisville all landed Tuesday evening.

Louisville player Kevin Ware, who suffered a gruesome leg injury while playing against Duke last week, gingerly made his way off of a plane with teammates.

Fans Aria Smith and Jacob Robertson camped out in the rain for hours to catch a glimpse of their favorite team: The Cardinals.

"It's a once in a lifetime thing you get to do," Robertson said. "It's a better experience if you meet them firsthand, like if you see them in person."

For fan Duane Morton, waiting to see the players land was the closest he'll get to the Final Four.

"I can't get tickets to the game, my wife put me on a budget," Morton said, laughing.

Even though the native Michigander is rooting for the Wolverines, he said Louisville is still in his thoughts.

"My heart goes out to Louisville, for Mr. Ware breaking his leg," Morton said. "All four teams that are coming here are deserving, but my (team) is U of M, if they get past Syracuse, I think it's them and Louisville."

You can watch Louisville play Wichita State on Saturday at 6:05 p.m. and Michigan battle Syracuse at 8:49 p.m.

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