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Violence mars NCAA basketball game in Lexington

Violence broke out as fans in the US celebrated the University of Kentucky's win over arch rivals Louisville in their NCAA Final Four men's basketball match-up.

Fans spilled onto the streets near the campus in Lexington and set fire to a car, couches, chairs and other furniture.

Police said 27 people were arrested following the disturbance.

Security has been stepped up for the Wildcats match against the Jayhawks of the University of Kansas on Monday.

  • 02 Apr 2012