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Tickets still available for MSU and Michigan games

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If you're thinking about heading down to Auburn Hills in hopes of seeing either Michigan State's game against Valparaiso at 12:15 p.m. or Michigan's game against South Dakota State at 7:15 p.m., tickets still remain.

According to, there are still more than 450 tickets remaining to the game between MSU and Valparaiso. That was as of 10 a.m. Thursday.

Most remaining tickets are in the upper level of the Palace. Those upper level seats are starting at $23.99 and go all the way up to as much as $74.00.

Tickets to Session 1 also include the game between St. Mary's College and Memphis.

For Michigan's game against South Dakota State Thursday night, shows almost 550 tickets remaining. Upper level seats are starting at $40 on the site with the most expensive seats selling for $99.

Session 2 will begin at 7:15 p.m. Tickets to session 2 also include the match up between VCU and Akron.

If you don't have tickets yet, the Better Business Bureau is warning you to be on the lookout for scammers. The biggest hotspot for counterfeit tickets is, so be careful.

The bureau said make sure to buy from a site that guarantees the tickets are real and they say if the deal appears too good to be true, it probably is.

If you're looking to park once you arrive at the Palace, it is $10 to park a car or truck, $20 for a limousine and $40 for bus parking. The Palace parking lot opened to fans at 9:30 a.m. Thursday.

Be prepared for a traffic headache along I-75 in the Auburn Hills area.

MDOT says as many as 20,000 basketball fans will be headed to the Palace for each of the two sessions and that will create some backups in the area around the facility.

There are also several March Madness apps to help keep you on top of your game.

The NCAA has an official March Madness app that lets users track scores, schedules and bracket action.

You can also check out what fellow fans are saying about the games with the app's social arena.

If you love competition, the "Pocket Bracket" app lets you set up pools among family, friends and co-workers.

The brackets will automatically update after each game.

You can also connect with Facebook friends and other sports enthusiasts during live game action to predict plays and scores with the "Fancake" app.

Remember that WNEM TV5 is your home for the NCAA tournament. Count on us for complete coverage all the way to the Final Four.

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