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Welcome back, Wildcats! Arizona WBB team returns home.

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TUCSON (KVOA) – It might have been a tough loss for the University of Arizona women’s basketball team… but, the momentum will continue Monday as fans welcome the team back to our area.

Wildcat fans put on their red and blue to welcome the ladies at Arizona Stadium Monday afternoon.

WELCOME HOME, WILDCATS! Arizona Women's Basketball team returns home following a historic run in the NCAA women's tournament.

Posted by News 4 Tucson - KVOA on Monday, April 5, 2021

The event was made possible in coordination with the Pima County Health Department.

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All campus rules stayed in effect, including mask-wearing, the completion of the UA daily wellness check, social distancing, and more.

Fans were asked to arrive from the south to avoid traffic congestion at the Vaccine P.O.D. And, should park in south stadium garage or south of Sixth Street lots.

"Obviously, I was very sad that they didn’t get the win… they were so close," said University of Arizona student Leena Idris. "But, to see how far they’ve come and to see how great that they’ve done, I’m just so incredibly proud of them and wish them the best for the coming season.”

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Frankie McLister

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