Complex Magazine ranked the biggest college riots of all-time, and sitting at No. 1 with burning cars and couches is the party in Lexington following Kentucky’s win over Louisville to advance to the national championship. The Final Four celebration beat out Paterno’s dismissal, Lane Kiffin’s departure, and many other historic protests and parties for the top spot.
1. Kentucky Students Flood Lexington Streets to Celebrate College: University of Kentucky City: Lexington, KY Date: 3/31/2012 Number of People Involved: ~10,000
Chaos erupted in the streets of Lexington the night the Wildcats beat in-state rival Louisville in the Final Four to advance to the NCAA Men’s basketball championship. Thousands of rowdy fans swarmed the streets surrounding campus following the win, leading officers in riot gear to move in as student set couches and cars ablaze, hurling beers cans into large crowds. Reports of cars being flipped were abundant, and around 50 nuisance fires were reported. Approximately 10 arrests were made, and officers used pepper spray to disperse the crowd.
Not The Trailer Dweller Nation !! They LOVE to show their stupidity !!!
Hey come on now, lighten up on the UK fans.......... after all, they were overly excited because they had beaten a team they say is totally unimportant and a little brother, why wouldn't they go crazy over beating the Cardinals? hahahaahahahahhahahahahahha
Those clowns know, no shame,
They made mommy and daddy (who may be related), proud.