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 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.”

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 …”?