Friday, March 28, 2014

Arizona Basketball: The One Guy That Celebrated Too Much on Thursday

Posted By on Fri, Mar 28, 2014 at 5:19 PM

Thursday night's thrilling Arizona basketball win over San Diego State prompted hundreds of UA students and fans to pour out onto University Blvd. after the game to collectively celebrate.

It was a relatively tame gathering, despite how local Twitter, TV people — the same TV people whose cameras and bright lights drew the crowd hungrily towards them — and Tucson and university police were on hand and in riot gear. But that was more of a precaution than anything else.

But, apparently, one person decided he couldn't just cheer and scream to show his support for the Cats.

While most people were "celebrating responsibly," as TPD put it in a news release, 25-year-old Andrew Gallardo was arrested for disorderly conduct after allegedly throwing a beer bottle "in the direction of responding officers."

According to UA's online student directory, Gallardo is an undergraduate in the Eller College of Management. Because of this, the release says his arrest has also been forwarded to the Dean of Students.

TPD went through training exercises earlier this month to prepare for an anticipated deep run by the UA basketball team in the NCAA tournament. The response to last night's celebration was just the tip of the iceberg, as no one wants a repeat of the 2001 craziness that saw Fourth Avenue turn into a war zone, rubber bullets and all.

Comments (4)

Showing 1-4 of 4

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-4 of 4

Add a comment

Previously in the Range

More by Brian J. Pedersen

  • Crash! Bang!

    Metal Mulisha presents The Crash Factory
    • May 22, 2014
  • Miming to the Music

    The Inner Journey: Mime, Music and Story
    • May 22, 2014
  • Pedersen on Sports

    A Tucsonan spends his summer vacation dealing cards (and showing off a regrettable tattoo) in Vegas
    • May 22, 2014
  • More »
Today | Thu | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon | Tue
Butterfly Magic

Butterfly Magic @ Tucson Botanical Gardens

Through May 31, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

All of today's events | Staff Picks

Staff Pick

18th Annual Home Garden Tour

Our Garden Tour features four gorgeous Westside home gardens with talks at each on helpful topics for… More

@ Pima County Cooperative Extension Center Sat., April 1, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 4210 N. Campbell Ave.

» More Picks

Submit an Event Listing

Popular Content

  1. A Tucson 17-year-Old Loves Her Hometown, and the Internet Explodes (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  2. "AZ Schools Now" Town Hall Will Give You a Chance to Be Heard On Public School Funding (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  3. Education Budget Rumblings from D.C. — All Cuts, All the Time (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  4. Latin Comedy Jam Returns to Tucson (A Ticket Give Away) (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  5. Cinema Clips: Land of Mine (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)

© 2017 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation