Victory parade for the UConn women has ended

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HARTFORD —  UConn Women’ s Basketball team celebrated their victory in the NCAA Championships with a parade through downtown Hartford this afternoon.

The parade, announced in a press release on Thursday, April 9, began at the State Capitol building, followed by a victory rally on Trumbull Street, directly in front of the XL Center.

Here is a map of the parade route:

parade route

“The UConn women’s basketball team, led by head coach Geno Auriemma, has for the third year in a row shown the nation that the spirit and strength of college basketball resides in Connecticut,” Malloy said in a statement.  “On Sunday, let’s show the team how proud we are of their success by honoring them with a victory celebration they will remember for a lifetime.”

The Hartford Business Improvement District organized the event.