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Huskies Returning To Storrs On Tuesday With National Title

The National Champions banner is seen on the court after the NCAA Men's Final Four Championship between the Kentucky Wildcats and the Connecticut Huskies at AT&T Stadium on April 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

The National Champions banner is seen on the court after the NCAA Men’s Final Four Championship between the Kentucky Wildcats and the Connecticut Huskies at AT&T Stadium on April 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

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STORRS, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Quite a day is in store. 

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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