Three guys wearing hats and some Tigers walk into a football stadium ... No, no, this is not a joke — It's a party! Fourteen months after the Super Bowl left town, the Final Four is here, ready to take over the Twin Cities and spin up big moments Saturday and Monday at U.S. Bank Stadium.

Welcome to the Cities

Excitement builds in the Twin Cities as the weekend arrives. C6

Get to know them

We detail the ins and outs of each of the Final Four squads. C8-9

In Sports

Twins travel to face Harper; MIAC rivals plot to oust St. Thomas. C3