Defending Carolina Students for “Not Showing Up” on Monday

After beating fellow one seed Gonzaga in an ugly championship game filled with fouls and missed calls, the North Carolina Tar Heels are your new college basketball National Champions.  As usual, the NCAA Tournament was filled with a number of storylines, from NBA prospects to Cinderella stories to major upsets.  However, during the Final four (and especially the championship game), word got out that North Carolina’s student section was not full, only for the NCAA to fill the remainder of the section with nearby Arizona State students.  Why was the Carolina student section not full?  Perhaps my own personal student Final Four experience can shed some light and disprove inaccuracies about the whole process.

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