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Kentucky students riot after NCAA Championship win

March Madness spread to the streets of Lexington, after the University of Kentucky Wildcats won the NCAA Basketball Championship. This is the school's first win in over a decade, and some students decided to take celebrating to a whole new level.

Riot police were already in place before the game ended. It almost looks like Mardi Gras in the streets of downtown Lexington.

It's been reported that students have set over 30 fires. More than a handful of fans were taken by EMS to the hospital for injuries.

It all happened after the University of Kentucky, beat the Kansas University with a final score of 67 to 59. This is the second riot Kentucky students have caused in over 48 hours.

After their win against the University of Louisville on Saturday, over a dozen students were arrested.

The Lexington Fire Department was called to put out several fires. The win last night was good for the school, and bad for the city. @

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