City to host Victory Parade for Villanova

Alex Lloyd Gross Photo- Delaware Valley The 1985 Villanova Wildcats Parade in Philadelphia.

By Alex Lloyd Gross

The city of Philadelphia announced today, April 5 2016  that they will host a Victory Parade for the NCAA Champions Villanova Wildcats Mens Basketball Team. The team won their first championship in 31 years.  They beat the North Carolina Tarheels on a last second buzzer beater.  The parade will be held this Friday April 8, 2016 and will commence at 1:00 PM at 20th and Market Streets. It will conclude with a rally at Dillworth Plaza .

The festivities are being planned and more information will be released shortly.   The plan is to host this event in the mid afternoon and have everything cleared out  in time for the evening rush home.  Delaware Valley will have all of the information as it  becomes available.