Parade to Honor Men’s Basketball Team, High School Team

Posted on 3/31/2010 12:17:27 PM

Downtown Indiana will hold a parade at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 6, 2010, to honor the outstanding seasons of the IUP men’s basketball team and the Indiana Area Senior High School girls’ basketball team.

Following the parade will be a congratulatory ceremony at the Indiana County Court House.

Dr. Tony Atwater, IUP president, and the men’s basketball team will be among those in attendance.

Details of the parade route will be announced when they become available.

The IUP men’s basketball team advanced to the NCAA Division II national championship game for the first time in school history. The Crimson Hawks were defeated in the March 27 final by Cal Poly Pomona, 65-53.

The Indiana High School girls’ team played in the PIAA state championship game, losing to Archbishop Wood, 49-39, also on March 27.