Police arrest a man as Kentucky fans gather near the University of Kentucky campus after Wisconsin defeated Kentucky 71-64 in the semifinals of the NCAA men's college basketball tournament on April 5, 2015, in Lexington, Ky.,
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By NBC News
April 5, 2015

Thirty-one people were arrested after Kentucky fans set fires in Lexington, police said, after the Wildcats’ undefeated streak came to a stunning end at the hands of Wisconsin in the NCAA tournament Saturday.

Sporadic fires were seen being set as the large crowd, chanting anti-Wisconsin slogans, gathered on State Street, which is adjacent to the University of Kentucky’s Lexington Campus.

Lexington Police Department spokeswoman Sherelle Roberts said the crowd set fire to multiple objects, while a number of people were injured — some of whom were transported to a local hospital for treatment. None of the injuries were serious, Roberts said…

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