Michigan has a law against the scalping of tickets for sports events, theater performances, circuses and the like.

It shouldn’t – as events involving Michigan State University illustrate.

Followers of MSU know well that the men’s basketball team recently competed in the Final Four at Ford Field. An April 5 LSJ story noted, “A Final Four-record crowd of 72,456 was composed of around 45,000 MSU backers.”

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How can that be when “MSU got an allotment of 3,250 tickets that have already been sold. Sports donors and supporters got first dibs. Another 400 floor-level tickets have been set aside for MSU students …”?