UConn: More than a dozen people have been arrested after the NCAA won the men’s national basketball title

(CNN) More than a dozen people were arrested and subsequently charged with various crimes University of Connecticut Favorite Won the NCAA Men’s Basketball National Championship on monday.

“Fifteen people have been arrested and charged with various crimes; most of those arrested are UConn students,” university spokeswoman and director of media relations Stephanie Ritz told CNN in an email Tuesday.

“Sixteen people were taken to area hospitals for assessment of injuries, and none of them were considered serious.”

Ritz said damage estimates are still being determined as operations staff work to clean up the damage after Monday’s win.

Despite the damage to the campus, including broken light poles and “fires started in garbage dumps,” Ritz said, “the vast majority of those who celebrated the Huskies’ victory last night did so safely and responsibly.”



A street light at UConn is being repaired after fans spilled onto campus in celebration.

According to Ritz, classes on the Storrs campus will be held as usual on Tuesday.

Monday night’s victory was UConn’s fifth national men’s basketball title following a 76-59 win over San Diego State University at NRG Stadium in Houston.

UConn is now entering rarefied air as only the sixth team to win five NCAA Men’s Basketball Championships, joining UCLA (11), Kentucky (eight), North Carolina Tar Heels (six), Duke (five) and Indiana (five).

All of UConn’s titles have come since 1999 and the most recent was Monday Before in 2014.

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