Despite the sport’s best efforts, women’s basketball has struggled to catch on in America. Even our professional league, the WNBA, struggles to fill seats. So getting people out to women’s college games isn’t easy. But officials at the University of Colorado may have found a solution: bribery.
According to USA Today, University of Colorado students will get first dibs on tickets for the school’s highly anticipated men’s basketball game on December 7th — Colorado vs. #2 Kansas — if they attend a women’s basketball game first. The only catch is that they have to sit through the whole game.
To make sure students don’t cheat, they’ll be issued a wristband to trade in for a ticket at the end of the game. If students leave early, the wristband will be removed. It’s kind of like when you get VIP access to a club, except instead of granting you special access inside, these wristbands prevent you from getting out.
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