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Fans flock to star-studded Bracket Town

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It's Final Four weekend in Atlanta. Fans geared up for the Big Dance at Bracket Town inside the Georgia World Congress Center Friday.

Basketball Hall of Famer and former UCLA star Bill Walton greeted fans at the event. He was one of many stars in town for the Final Four festivities.

"It's great to be in Atlanta. Atlanta's fantastic. We're hoping for buzzer-beaters, record-setting attendance, television numbers and merchandise sales. We love Atlanta," Walton said.

Members of the 1976 Indiana Hoosiers team were live on CBS Atlanta News at 5 p.m. They're the only team to win a championship and never lose a game. Jim Crews played guard that season and talked about what it takes to win it all.

"You've got to be good. You've got to be really lucky, and we were very fortunate, but we had a great group of guys that we met the first day of school 40 years ago, and we still have great relationships, so that's really cool," Crews said. 

Also on hand at Bracket Town was Christian Laettner. The former Duke Blue Devil will never forget leading his team to four Final Fours.

"I love it, my kids love it, my parents love it, and it's just something that will never go away and you'll never stop being proud of it," Laettner said.

It's the ultimate experience for fans at Bracket Town. You get to see the stars and try your hand at just about every sport. 

Over at the Georgia Dome, four schools prepared to be the last one standing. Former San Antonio Spurs player David Robinson thinks he knows who will take home the trophy.

"Probably Louisville, they've been playing so well. My son's a big Duke fan, but Louisville took care of them, so I think they'll get it," Robinson said.

Bracket Town is open Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and noon to 8 p.m. on Sunday and Monday.

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