Author:Niki Lattarulo (6News)
WACO, Texas — Baylor won its first National Championship in program history. This means that brand new hardware will make itself at home inside the Ferrell Center. Along with the National Association of Basketball Coaches Tournament trophy, the Bears will receive the Ferris Mowers NABC National Championship Trophy at Tuesday's parade.
The 2021 Men's Basketball National Champions will be celebrated with full fanfare in a parade through downtown Waco. The Bears will join Baylor University, the City of Waco, the Waco Chamber of Commerce and the Baylor Bear Foundation in celebration on Tuesday, April 13.
The parade will kickoff at 6 p.m. downtown and will follow Austin Avenue. The route will start at 14th street and proceed to 3rd street, just outside Waco City Hall. The parade will include student-athletes, coaches, administrators, invited guests, local city officials and other honorees.
At approximately 6:30 p.m. there will be a ceremonyoutside of City Hall to honor the Bears who dominated Gonzaga 86-70 to secure Baylor's first men's basketballnational championship. Fans will hear from head coachScott Drew, student-athletes and other special guests.
Details will continue to be released throughout the week on BaylorBears.com and on social media.
Fans attending the parade and ceremony are encouraged to practice healthy habits and follow local city mask requirements. Masks and social distancing are encouraged along the parade route.