More than 5,000 tickets remain unsold as first-round play begins Friday in the Triple A. That almost ensures that the weekend sessions won't be sold out - an unthinkable feat considering the popularity of the "Big Dance" across the nation.
Call it March Sadness. How about March Apathy. Better yet, let's call it what it is - South Florida.
We understand the Hurricanes didn't make the tourney, but is that any reason to force teams from Arizona, Utah and mighty Stephen F. Austin to play in front of empty seats?
NCAA officials are already preparing for the worst and have brought in black curtains to cover over the empty upper level orange, red and yellow seats. Don't be surprised if a blue screen is brought in and Spartan soldiers a la the movie "300" appear behind a basket where premium seats rest unoccupied.