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UConn women's basketball team greeted by home crowd of over 2,000 after winning national title

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    From left, Connecticut's Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis,Brianna Banks, Moriah Jefferson and Stefanie Dolson sit atop a double-decker bus during a parade through campus honoring the team's win in the women's NCAA Final Four college basketball championship in Storrs, Conn., Wednesday, April 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill) (The Associated Press)

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    Fans cheer outside Gampel Pavilion during a rally and parade through campus honoring the team's win in the women's NCAA Final Four college basketball championship in Storrs, Conn., Wednesday, April 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill) (The Associated Press)

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    Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma watches fans cheering his team as they ride a double-decker bus during a parade through campus, Wednesday, April 10, 2013 in Storrs, Conn., honoring the team's NCAA women's college basketball championship. UConn defeated Louisville 93-60 in the championship game of the women's Final Four on Tuesday in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill) (The Associated Press)

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    Connecticut's Stefanie Dolson carries the trophy during a parade through campus honoring the team's win in the women's NCAA Final Four college basketball championship in Storrs, Conn., Wednesday, April 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill) (The Associated Press)

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    Connecticut's Stefanie Dolson holds the championship trophy as she rides with the team on a double-decker bus during a parade through campus honoring the team's win in the NCAA women's college basketball tournament, in Storrs, Conn., Wednesday, April 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill) (The Associated Press)

Connecticut women's basketball players have returned home to celebrity status at the Storrs campus, carrying with them the program's eighth NCAA championship trophy.

Fans greeted the Huskies on Wednesday at Bradley International Airport. The team boarded double-decker buses for a "victory lap" around campus, then headed to a plaza across from the school's basketball arena.

More than 2,000 fans welcomed them. The pep band played the school fight song and the crowd cheered and held up signs, including several marriage proposals for players.

The team beat Louisville 93-60 on Tuesday. It is the school's 11th basketball championship since 1995 and the eighth for the women, tying a record set by the University of Tennessee.