UVA championship celebrations bring thousands to The Corner, and the streets

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WDBJ7) -- The party got started at The Corner in Charlottesville well before tip off Monday night, and the celebration continued well into the night after UVA's historic win over Texas Tech.

Thousands of students packed the streets, cheering for the Wahoos in downtown Charlottesville.

Charlottesville police officers were also out in force, making sure that everyone stayed safe during the celebrations.

WDBJ7 spoke with students about the win and you could fee the pride among fans.

Many praised Coach Bennett for leading the team to the big moment.

It was undoubtedly an epic night for any fans of the program.