WMSN FOX 47
 

FOX 47 - Top Stories

MADISON, Wis. - Madison police said the crowd celebrating the Badgers men’s basketball team’s Elite Eight victory Saturday night on State Street was well-behaved.

There were no arrests or injuries reported after the Madison Police Department increased staffing in preparation for a celebration if the team beat Arizona in Anaheim, Cali.

Capt.Brian Ackeret said there doesn’t appear to be any property damage, but a construction company working in the 500 block of State Street will have to check their scaffolding over a sidewalk after fans climbed on top of the temporary structure during the celebration.

PHOTO GALLERY

One officer on scene estimated the State Street crowd at around 10,000 people just minutes after the Badgers overtime win.

Ackeret said Saturday night’s fan reaction was different from other similar State Street celebrations in the past because of social media.

“(There were) a lot more people showing up and in a much quicker time frame,” Ackeret said. “Everyone was on their phones and on social media saying, ‘Meet me on State Street.’”

Thousands of Badger fans crowd State Street to celebrate victory Sunday, March 30 2014, 04:11 PM CDT

Video List

Advertise with us!
Advertise with us!

Tonight on FOX 47

12:00pm College Basketball on FOX: "Syracuse vs. Villanova"
2:00pm Big Bang Theory
2:30pm
Big Bang Theory
3:00pm
Ring of Honor Wrestling
4:00pm Big Bang Theory
4:30pm Big Bang Theory
5:00pm Two and a Half Men
5:30pm Two and a Half Men
6:00pm Modern Family
6:30pm Modern Family
7:00pm Bones
8:00pm Sleepy Hollow
9:00pm FOX 47 News at 9
9:30pm Paid Program
10:00pm Animation Domination
11:00pm Ring of Honor Wrestling
12:00am Seinfeld
12:30am Seinfeld


Complete FOX 47 Schedule

To FOX.com

Advertise with us!
IE6 Float Fix