Philadelphia, (April 5, 2016) - Villanova announced a Center City Parade in Philadelphia on Friday afternoon to commemorate the men's basketball team's 77-74 NCAA National Championship victory over North Carolina in Monday's NCAA championship game. The Wildcats won 2nd NCAA championship and their first title since 1985 with the last second, Kris Jenkins' three-pointer at the buzzer.
The parade begins at 1 p.m. at the intersection of 20th and Market st., the route will then proceed down to Dilworth Park, on the west side of City Hall.
Before the big event the cats on Tuesday, will have a homecoming celebration at the university, when the team arrives back on campus around 4:30. The university is preparing a gathering at Villanova Stadium, with the doors opening at 3:30.
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