Local College Students Given Free Tickets To Fill Out UConn's Pathetic Final Four Student Section

UConn students Final Four

Photo: Michele Steele, Bloomberg

One of the craziest images of the Final Four was the half empty student section for the UConn Huskies on Saturday night.The school was only able to sell about half of its allotted tickets to the few students willing and able to make the journey to Houston.

So in an effort to rectify that embarrassing situation, the NCAA emailed student athletes at the University of Houston and the student body at Rice University, offering free tickets to tonight’s championship game to anyone willing to fill out the Connecticut seats.

Looks like they still had some trouble filling up completely, but at least the Husky cheering section is a little less anemic than it was on Saturday.

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