Cats return to Lexington after Elite 8 win

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – About 200 fans greeted the Wildcats after their Elite 8 win against Notre Dame.

The plane arrived at Blue Grass Airport around 1:30 a.m. Sunday morning.

When the team got off the plane, some players ran up to the gate and gave high-fives to fans through the fence.

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Police cars escorted the team’s bus back to the University of Kentucky.