Kansas Athletics to Hold Welcome Home Celebration

April 3, 2012

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Jayhawk fans can welcome home their 2011-12 Kansas men’s basketball team from New Orleans, as a celebration has been planned in Allen Fieldhouse for this evening. Doors to AFH will open at 6:30 p.m. for any KU faithful that wishes to show their support when the Jayhawks return to Lawrence.

The national runner-up Kansas Jayhawks will leave New Orleans at 5 p.m. today. KU’s men’s basketball team is due to arrive at Forbes Field in Topeka around 6:30 p.m. and then bus to Lawrence with an approximate 7:15 p.m. arrival at Allen Fieldhouse.

The north, south and east entrances of Allen Fieldhouse will be open starting at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free and parking lots will be available at no charge. The parking garage adjacent to the Fieldhouse is pay by the hour. The KUstore.com and the Booth Family Hall of Athletics on the lower concourse will be open, while concession stands will also be available.

As with any travel schedule, please note that all times are approximates and may vary.