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Families rooting for their kids at Final Four

Updated: April 3, 2011, 3:16 PM ET
By Sarah Spain

HOUSTON -- There were 75,421 people at Reliant Stadium for Saturday's Final Four, and yet I had no problem finding the families of the players about to take the court. On this, the biggest night of their sons' lives, these moms and dads had a special glow of pride -- and an unmistakable look of terror.

"We're overwhelmed," said Joe Rodriguez, the father of VCU point guard Joey Rodriguez. "We dreamed about this when Joey was a kid, but did we ever think this was gonna happen? No."

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