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23 Arrests In Championship Celebration

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By PAT EATON-ROBB,  Associated Press

STORRS, Conn. (AP) _ University of Connecticut police say they
arrested 24 people celebrating the Huskies’ national championship.

The arrests between 8 p.m. Monday and 4 a.m. Tuesday were mostly
for vandalism, but others were accused of breach of peace, inciting
a riot, criminal trespassing and interfering with a police officer.

Of the 24 arrested, 10 are UConn students. No one was held and all
will be called to court this month.

Star guard Kemba Walker, coach Jim Calhoun and the rest of the
team will be welcomed at a victory rally at Gampel Pavilion.

The Huskies defeated Butler 53-41 Monday night in Houston and
are to arrive at Bradley International Airport at about 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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