WACO, Texas — A large crowd gathered at Waco Regional Airport Tuesday afternoon to greet the new National Champions, the Baylor Bears' men's basketball team.
The bears arrived at the airport around 2:05 p.m. following their previous night's win against the Gonzaga Bulldogs 86-70.
Monday night's win against Gonzaga was historic for the team. The men's basketball team brought home their first-ever National Championship title.
Gonzaga was also undefeated since the 2019-2020 season, adding another notch to the Bears' accomplishments as they closed March Madness off with a bang.
"It's great to bring a National Championship back to Texas," Coach Scott Drew cheered to the crowd shortly after their arrival.
"For this group to do it and the way they represent Baylor University, and Waco and Texas, you couldn't find a better group to represent a National Championship team," he added, telling 6 News.
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