LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Kentucky has announced that it will celebrate the Wildcats' successful season on Tuesday at Rupp Arena. The celebration will be televised on WBKO-Fox at 1:30 p.m.
The school seeks its ninth NCAA basketball title when it faces Connecticut in Monday night's championship in Arlington, Texas. The Wildcats (29-10) are scheduled to land at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Bluegrass Airport and will be bussed immediately to Rupp for a program at their home court that's expected to draw a large crowd.
Free reserved-seat tickets for persons 14 and up will be distributed at 8 a.m. Tuesday at Rupp's ticket office. Doors open at 1:30 p.m.
Kentucky students with ID may request tickets in a special section.
Fans can also cheer the team's bus route from the airport to Rupp.