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Posted on Sun, Mar 31, 2013 : 8:01 p.m.

Final Four bound Michigan basketball team invites fans to Sunday night rally

By Pete Cunningham


Hundreds gather outside of the Crisler Center to greet the Michigan men's basketball team and celebrate its trip to the Final Four on Sunday, March 31.

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The Michigan men's basketball team has already started celebrating advancing to the Final Four. Now it wants Wolverines fan to join the fun.

Shortly after Michigan destroyed Florida, 79-59, in the South Regional championship game at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, the team invited fans to join it in celebration at the Crisler Center via Twitter. The team will arrive at Crisler at 10:30 p.m.

Be there to welcome home your FINAL FOUR BOUND Wolverines!," was Tweeted from the team's official Twitter account.

The Wolverines originally asked fans to join them at Crisler at 9:30 p.m., but later changed plans to 10:30 p.m. after an apparent delay.

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Pete Cunningham

Mon, Apr 1, 2013 : 2:24 a.m.

Word just came in that the team will be a little later than expected again, expected to arrive around 11:30 p.m. there are hundreds of people at Crisler already waiting for the team.

Pete Cunningham

Mon, Apr 1, 2013 : 2:25 a.m.

New word from an officer on the scene is that the team bus is expected around 11 p.m.