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Celebration set for UK basketball team's return

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Regardless of outcome tonight, UK will host a public celebration of the season in Rupp as soon as the Wildcats return from Texas.

Fans can begin lining up for tickets immediately after the conclusion of UK-UConn. Tickets limited to four per person. Tickets are free and will be distributed Tuesday beginning at 8 a.m.

Doors will open at Rupp Arena at 1:30 p.m. The team is expected to land in Lexington at approximately 2 p.m. The team will board a bus and travel to Rupp Arena. The event will begin when the team arrives.

Fans unable to attend will be able to watch the event live on WKYT's exclusive broadcast of the event.

For fans who would like to cheer the team bus along its way to Rupp, here is the route:
• Man-o-War to Versailles Road
• Right on Red Mile Road/Virginia Ave
• Left on South Limestone
• Left on West Main
• West Main to Rupp Arena


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