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Villanova fans flood streets around campus to celebrate national championship win

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Villanova University students flooded the streets around campus to celebrate their team's 79-62 win over Michigan in the national championship game of the NCAA Tournament.

As soon as the game finished Monday night, fans streamed out into the streets, cheering and chanting.

In anticipation of celebrations, light poles around the university had been greased, but that didn't stop some fans from climbing them anyway.

News helicopter video showed a small fire being set in the street and students gathered around, with some trying to jump over the flames.

There was no immediate word on any arrests.

It's Villanova's second national championship in three years.


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