Champions Come Home

UConn's basketball team was welcomed by an adoring fanbase at UConn.

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Kemba Walker breaks down as he speaks to fans and his name is added to the "Huskies of Honor" wall.
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Coach Jim Calhoun hugs an emotional Kemba Walker after Kemba's name and number are added to the "Huskies of Honor" wall.
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Kemba Walker's name is the latest one to be added to the Huskies of Honor wall.
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Jeremy Lamb was getting star treatment as fans asked for his autograph.
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Jeremy Lamb is a fan favorite and the students were chanting to get him over to the sidelines for some photos. The chants worked.
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Sejal Patel, a senior from Farmington, is a Kemba Walker fan and wanted to make sure he knew.
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A true Kemba Walker fan.
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As they did all season, UConn cheerleaders cheered on a team of champions.
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Jim Calhoun led the Huskies to another title and the fans gave him the celebrity treatment.
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This is one proud Husky.
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Jim Calhoun is favorite in Storrs, as well as his native hometown in Massachusetts.
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It was a cold and rainy day in Storrs, but that did not keep fans away.
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Gampbel was packed by the time the Huskies arrived.
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This is what success looks like.
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UConn students and fans did not wait long before buying the brand new Huskies No. 1 shirts.
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Jeremy Lamb's growing fan base.
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Wearing blue and white facepaint for an hour was nothing for a true Huskies fan.
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UConn fans see themselves on the big screen as they wait for the team to show up.
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Ben Thompson, 10, of South Windsor, was proud to be part of the celebration.
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Jeremy Lamb stops for an interview and UConn student Kyle Campbell records after a rally at Gampel.
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Alvin Cheung, a freshman, is a fan of Kemba and the entire team that grabbed a championship title for their first year.
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Keith Anderson and Chase were celebrating the Huskies big win at the rally on Tuesday.
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