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UConn Riots: 30 Arrested After NCAA Championship Win

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Tuesday, 08 Apr 2014 12:53 PM

By Alexandra Ward


At least 30 people were arrested Monday night as riots swept the UConn campus following the Huskies' NCAA Championship win over Kentucky.

A mass of students set fires in the streets, hung from street signs, climbed trees, lit firecrackers, flipped cars, and even threw a light post through the window of an IT building, CBS Connecticut reported.

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"A lot of [the arrests were] alcohol-related," University of Connecticut spokesman Tom Breen told the local station. "There was breach of peace, destruction of property, and we had a fireworks charge."

The Huskies beat Kentucky 60-54 to claim UConn's fourth NCAA title in 15 years.

Here's a look at the riots that raged on after the final game:
























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