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Tickets tough to come by for Maryland basketball's tournament regional rounds

Tickets tough to come by for Maryland basketball's tournament regional rounds

On Sunday, the Maryland women's basketball team routed West Virginia in its second-round NCAA tournament matchup. Not long after, Terps fans realized that finding Sweet 16 tickets in the Bridgeport, Conn., regional was perhaps more of a challenge than the game that had sent them there this weekend.

The NCAA allotted third-seeded Maryland (32-2) 100 tickets to Saturday's game against No. 10 seed Oregon, many of which went to friends and family members connected to the program. With tickets having already sold out — purchased mainly by fans of de facto host Connecticut — and marked-up prices on the secondary market keeping some...

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