ANAHEIM (CBSLA) — UC Irvine may have been booted from the NCAA basketball tournament but March Madness is hot in Orange County.

The road to the Final Four is making a stop at the Honda Center in Anaheim.

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Gonzaga and Florida State were taking the court Thursday afternoon followed by Texas Tech and Michigan.

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CBSLA’s Michele Gile reports that hotels in the area are fully booked.

Visitors from all corners of the United States are in town pumping money into the local economy.

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“Just coming out to watch the ball games. It’s a big deal. And then tomorrow night is a day off from those games so we’re going to go see the Dodgers and a little food, a little drink and just play a little bit,” said Florida State fan Preston Rider.