LAWRENCE, Kan. — The Kansas Jayhawks defeated the North Carolina Tar Heels to secure the program’s fourth national championship and fans took to downtown Lawrence to celebrate.

Massachusetts Street was filled with an estimated 70,000 KU fans enjoying the Jayhawks’ historic comeback victory.

LAWRENCE, KS – APRIL 04: University of Kansas students react to watching the NCAA National Championship men’s basketball game during a watch party in Lawrence, Kansas during the game between Kansas and North Carolina on April 4, 2022. Kansas won, 72-69. (Photo by David Eulitt/Getty Images)
LAWRENCE, KS – APRIL 04: University of Kansas students react to watching the NCAA National Championship men’s basketball game during a watch party in Lawrence, Kansas during the game between Kansas and North Carolina on April 4, 2022. Kansas won, 72-69. (Photo by David Eulitt/Getty Images)
LAWRENCE, KS – APRIL 04: University of Kansas students react to watching the NCAA National Championship men’s basketball game during a watch party in Lawrence, Kansas during the game between Kansas and North Carolina on April 4, 2022. Kansas won, 72-69. (Photo by David Eulitt/Getty Images)
LAWRENCE, KS – APRIL 04: University of Kansas students react to watching the NCAA National Championship men’s basketball game during a watch party in Lawrence, Kansas during the game between Kansas and North Carolina on April 4, 2022. Kansas won, 72-69. (Photo by David Eulitt/Getty Images)
LAWRENCE, KS – APRIL 04: University of Kansas students react in Lawrence, Kansas after the Kansas Jayhawks won the NCAA National Championship men’s basketball game on April 4, 2022. (Photo by David Eulitt/Getty Images)
LAWRENCE, KS – APRIL 04: University of Kansas students react to watching the NCAA National Championship men’s basketball game during a watch party in Lawrence, Kansas during the game between Kansas and North Carolina on April 4, 2022. Kansas won, 72-69. (Photo by David Eulitt/Getty Images)
LAWRENCE, KS – APRIL 04: University of Kansas students react to the Kansas Jayhawks winning the NCAA National Championship men’s basketball game over North Carolina during a watch party in Lawrence, Kansas on April 4, 2022. Kansas won, 72-69. (Photo by David Eulitt/Getty Images)
LAWRENCE, KS – APRIL 04: University of Kansas fans celebrate on Massachusetts Street in downtown, Lawrence, Kansas following the Jayhawks’ 72-69 victory in the NCAA National Championship men’s basketball title over North Carolina on April 4, 2022. (Photo by David Eulitt/Getty Images)
LAWRENCE, KS – APRIL 04: University of Kansas students react to watching the Kansas Jayhawks win the NCAA National Championship men’s basketball game during a watch party in Lawrence, Kansas during the game between Kansas and North Carolina on April 4, 2022. Kansas won, 72-69. (Photo by David Eulitt/Getty Images)
LAWRENCE, KS – APRIL 04: University of Kansas students react to watching the Kansas Jayhawks win the NCAA National Championship men’s basketball game during a watch party in Lawrence, Kansas during the game between Kansas and North Carolina on April 4, 2022. Kansas won, 72-69. (Photo by David Eulitt/Getty Images)