Top 5 Final Four stories of the week

The top five Final Four Cronkite News stories. (Photo montage by Chelsea Shannon/Cronkite News)

PHOENIX- The NCAA Men’s Final Four will tip off Saturday at the University of Phoenix Stadium, but the Valley is already seeing the impact of the event.

Here is a collection of our top five stories from the lead up to the Final Four. Click on the photos to read more.

Four on the floor: Stage set at University of Phoenix Stadium for Final Four

Final Four security to include ‘busiest night in the history of Downtown Phoenix’

As Final Four arrives, Phoenix Mayor Stanton relishes ‘opportunity to be the best host city’ in US

Final Four leaves legacy on and off courts at refurbished Harmon Park

Final Four coaches share stories of pranks and mutual admiration