"This was the only shirt of any of the teams that I had." Kyle Haynes, 19. University of Alabama student, drove from Tuscaloosa, AL (228 miles).
Evan Barnes, 14, and Eric Barnes, 52. Drove from Chicago, IL (533 miles).
"We went to the Final Fours in Indianapolis and San Antonio and saw UCLA lose to Florida both times." UCLA alumnus Phil Mogavero, 50 (center) and "future Bruins" Trent, 17 (left) and Sean, 16. Drove from Austin, TX (649 miles).
"This is only the second time I've seen him play for UCLA." Jayla Black, 14, sophomore guard Jordan Adams' sister. Drove from Jackson, MS (209 miles).
(Clockwise from left) UCLA graduates Sam and Susan Schoen (both 51) and Josh Schoen, 12. Drove from Houston, TX (569 miles).
"My husband, Kory, is UCLA's video coordinator." Sarah Barrett (bottom left) with (from left) uncle and aunt Gene and Tina Etheridge and parents Lynn and John Robert Bass. Drove from Little Rock, AR (139 miles).
"My son is Dan FitzPatrick, the team manager." "Oh, I think I know him. Doesn't everybody call him Fitz?" "Yeah, that's weird for me, because everyone calls ME Fitz!" Patrick FitzPatrick, 54. Flew from Minneapolis, MN (830 miles).
"I'm a Syracuse fan, he's a Louisville fan, but we both just hate Florida." Rodney Dyer, 21 (left), and Austin Sharp, 18. Drove from Malvern, AR (181 miles).
"He's a UCLA graduate from the Wooden era. You have to get to tell you all his stories. I went to Stanford, so we're hoping to meet in the Elite Eight." Craig Grossman, 43, and David Grossman, 73, UCLA Class of 1962.
"I've been a UCLA fan ever since Maurice Jones-Drew went there." Jordan Baker, 18. Drove with his mother from Huntsville, AL (215 miles).
"We were just at Graceland with some song girls." Ken Kaplin, 67, UCLA Class of 1967 and Gary Budish, 59, owner of Westwood's Fab Hot Dogs. Flew from Los Angeles, CA (1,800 miles).
"We're Alford fans." Marty (53), Kevin (18) and Kenny Saiz (24). Flew from Albuquerque, NM (1,000 miles).
"I was the UCLA head manager in 1970 and 1971, and I got this watch from when we won the national championship in 1971." George Morgan, 65, UCLA Class of 1971. Flew from Pittsburgh, PA (750 miles).
George Morgan, 65, UCLA Class of 1971. Flew from Pittsburgh, PA (750 miles).