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UNC Students Get Shortest End of Ticket Stick

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CHAPEL HILL — After camping out for two days near the Dean E.Smith Center, UNC students received their Final Four tickets this morning.But there were fewer student tickets to go around in Chapel Hill than atany of the other schools.

The NCAA gave each school in the Final Four 3,500 tickets to thisweekend's series of games in Indianapolis, but UNC officials only allotted350 of those for student consumption.

Arizona students were given 500 tickets and Minnesota students had thechance to buy 630 tickets. Kentucky allowed students to buy nearly a thirdof the tickets it was given by making 1,166 available.

UNC students paid $100 each for the vouchers which can only be redeemedfor tickets in Indianapolis.

The Tar Heels play Arizona on WRAL-TV5 at 5:42 p.m. Sunday.


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