National Sports News
Authorities: 17 couch fires, 7 arrests in Kentucky after NCAA championship loss
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Tuesday, April 8, 2014 5:15 AM EDT
Authorities in Lexington say they used tear gas to control rowdy fans and put out 17 couch fires in the streets after Kentucky's defeat by in the NCAA championship basketball match.
She said in a statement that one of the injured was hit by a train and taken to a hospital but she had no further word on that person's condition or identity.
Shirtless youths streamed into the streets and lit fires soon after Kentucky's 60-54 loss to Connecticut on Monday night.