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UConn Men Championship Rally Today

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ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 07:  The Connecticut Huskies celebrate with the trophy after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats 60-54 in the NCAA Men's Final Four Championship at AT&T Stadium on April 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

ARLINGTON, TX – APRIL 07: The Connecticut Huskies celebrate with the trophy after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats 60-54 in the NCAA Men’s Final Four Championship at AT&T Stadium on April 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

STORRS, Conn. (AP) _ The University of Connecticut men’s basketball team will be flying back home with the national championship that will be celebrated at a campus rally just before the women’s team plays for the national title.

The Huskies beat Kentucky 60-54 to win the title Monday night. They’re expected to leave Texas at about 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time and arrive at Bradley International Airport at about 3:45 p.m. There will be no public event at the airport.

The team is expected back at the Storrs campus at about 5 p.m., when a championship rally is planned. Gampel Pavilion will open at 4:30 p.m. and the event is open and free to the public.

Gampel will remain open for a student viewing of the women’s championship game, which begins at about 8:30 p.m.+

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