4 of the 8 teams have already arrived here in Buffalo to get prepared for March Madness here in Buffalo on Thursday. Defending men's basketball champions, Villanova arrived by plane yesterday while 3 other teams arrived in Buffalo either by bus or plane. Nova head coach Jay Wright said:

We got word that weather was going to be a little rougher, so we moved up our practice to get here early, always good to be in Buffalo", according to WKBW.

Notre Dame is expected to reach Western New York by Tuesday afternoon.