The elite of Kenya’s much-heralded entrepreneurship revolution work in an ultra-modern. co-working space overlooking the bustle of Nairobi.
Their businesses are reliant on the high-speed internet available here.
The Nairobi Garage is one of a limited number of work spaces in the city boasting a dedicated 25 megabits per second [Mbps] fibre internet connection.
Fibre is definitely not the norm in Kenya – a country viewed as a leader in African technology innovation. In financial terms, fibre internet is way beyond the grasp of most entrepreneurs and small businesses.
A 25Mbps connection costs in the region of $4,000-$5,000 (£2,700-£3,380) a month.
“Tech is taking off in Kenya thanks in large part to the arrival of fibre internet – unfortunately the cost of this to companies is still extremely high.
“Large companies like banks can afford the prices of corporate internet, but for start-ups and SMEs [small and medium sized enterprises] the costs are crippling,” says Hannah Clifford, general manager at Nairobi Garage.
Over 100 small businesses have started out life in the communal work space, which currently accommodates 30 start-ups all using the stable high-speed internet connection offered at a subsidised cost.
“Through shared work spaces like Nairobi Garage, which is aimed at supporting the start-up sector, young businesses and entrepreneurs are able to get internet access as part of their office space at very affordable rates.
“High-speed, reliable internet is vital for these young businesses to compete with the likes of Silicon Valley,” she says.
Companies such as Liquid Telecom are working to make fibre internet a reality across Africa. By the end of the year it will have spent about $500m (£337m) laying more than 18,000Km of fibre cable on the continent, making it the owner of the largest fibre network in Africa.
It has also started working on providing fibre-to-the-home – a service now beginning to be enjoyed by some customers in Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Chief executive Nic Rudnick is convinced that fibre roll-out is a human right as well as a business necessity. He says the “backbone” Liquid is laying will contribute to Africa’s economic growth.
“Liquid Telecom was founded based on a conviction that telecoms connectivity is now a basic human right. We’ve devoted a tremendous amount of time, strategic thinking and good old-fashioned hard work to create the largest and fastest single fibre network across Africa,” says Mr Rudnick.
“Traffic comes onto it from across Africa and from other continents. Access is not limited to just our direct business and retail customers. We sell capacity to other operators.
“I firmly believe that the small businesses of Africa need access to affordable broadband to grow. Fibre is key to the future economic prosperity of Africa.”
In the ether
However, not all believe that fibre is the right solution for Africa.
Alan Knott-Craig, founder of South Africa’s Project Isizwe, believes wireless technologies are the way forward. He aims to bring free internet to everyone in South Africa by installing wi-fi hotspots in low-income areas across the country.
“Fibre is not the future for Africa. The distances are too big, the existing footprint too small. Wireless is the future,” he says.
According to Mr Knott-Craig, satellite and microwave technologies will dominate African transmission networks in the future, while wi-fi and 3G will provide connectivity over that last mile to the home or office.
One reason for this, he believes, is that wi-fi is the most suitable form of connectivity for mobile devices – Africa’s breakthrough technology – and as such, is the best way to achieve universal internet access.
“Wi-fi is the only economically feasible technology. Not only is it robust, but most families already have access to a wi-fi-enabled device,” he says.
Not surprisingly, satellite connectivity provider, Gilat Satcom, agrees.
The company points to the fact that fibre laying in Africa has mostly been restricted to big cities. But World Bank data estimates that only 37% of Africa’s population actually live in these urban areas.
Satellite is the therefore the most effective way to reach rural areas, and thus the majority of the population, Gilat believes.
“In the smaller cities, towns and rural areas, wireless broadband and satellite are still the only practical options,” says Dan Zajicek, Gilat Satcom’s chief executive.
“Despite a few predictions that demand for satellite would start to drop away as the amount of operational fibre in Africa increased, the opposite has occurred,” he says.
As demand for satellite connectivity is expected to take-off, providers such as Gilat are racing to improve their technologies so that costs can come down.
“We think that rural Africa will continue to depend on satellite capacity over the next few years,” says Mr Zajicek.
“The good news for people and businesses in Africa is that we expect a significant fall in prices as a new generation of satellites are being launched to replace old satellites.
“Improvements in compression techniques used by the smart satellite providers will also reduce costs passed on to end-users.”
A standard unlimited 1Mbps satellite package for a small business will start from $50 (£34) per month, says Gilat.
Join the dots
One thing everyone agrees on is that widespread internet access can have a profoundly positive effect, particularly on small businesses and in lower-income areas.
“The most immediate impact is making it easy to find jobs online and apply electronically,” says Isizwe’s Mr Knott-Craig.
“There are job seekers that have been recorded at 1am on a Monday morning searching for jobs,” adds the projects chief operations officer, Zahir Khan.
“We have students and learners that are using the services daily for research to improve the quality of their assignments and report submissions,” he says.
Another point of agreement is that the cost of internet must come down if this impact is to be felt.
“3G is virtually ubiquitous in Africa, provided you have money. If you are poor the internet is inaccessible because 3G data rates are simply too expensive. The need and the highest impact is in low income communities,” Mr Knott-Craig says.
In the meantime, technology hubs remain a lifeline for small business in much of Africa.
“It’s great to be able to provide fast internet in a continent that is still seen by many outsiders as being behind – and because of this, mobile and web businesses will be the future of Kenya’s success, that, I’m sure,” says Nairobi Garage’s Hannah Clifford.
“It’s really inspiring to see these changes happening.”
Since the birth of rap music, artists have written songs about pretty much everything: progress, struggle, success, failure, societal ills and the responsibility of hip-hop, even an “extraterrestrial time-traveling gynecologist and surgeon from the planet Jupiter.” Sometimes, their lyrics are an unvarnished reflection of the realities they live. Other times their words are less grounded in the truth, or are complete fiction. Rap, like any other musical genre, is about artistry, expression and entertainment. It has no obligation to absolute accuracy.
But what happens when a rapper’s lyrics are used against them, cherry-picked by police and prosecutors and held up as evidence of a crime? A number of recent cases have highlighted this concern, reigniting debate around the controversial practice and how it is applied exclusively to rap music.
Last week, a San Diego judge threw out felony conspiracy charges against Brandon Duncan, a 33-year-old rapper who goes by the stage name Tiny Doo. He had been accused of contributing to gang activity. Prosecutors offered the lyrics of Duncan’s self-produced mixtape, released in 2014, as proof. Duncan had faced the possibility of life in prison under a 2000 California law that has been used to crack down on gang activity and those who promote or benefit from it. In some cases, however, critics claim the law is also used to criminalize black culture.
“This is one of the most disturbing examples of where kids are using poetry to get out of the hood and we are sending them right back in,” Erik Nielson, a professor at the University of Richmond who has studied the prosecution of rap lyrics extensively, told The Huffington Post.
Duncan was being prosecuted under California’s Street Terrorism and Prevention Act, or STEP Act, which deems it illegal to “willfully promote” or “benefit” from criminal gang activity. At the time of Duncan’s arrest, he had no criminal record and no idea that he was facing nine felony conspiracy charges based almost entirely on rap lyrics published in his latest album, “No Safety.” Prosecutors argued that the material in the mixtape — which includes lyrics like “Ain’t no safety on this pistol I’m holding,” and a sample of a speech by Black Panther Fred Hampton, also used by electronic artist Thievery Corporation — had inspired a series of local rival gang shootings the year before.
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Trevor Noah, the biracial South African comedian who was recently tapped to replace Jon Stewart on The Daily Show is the latest to come under fire for controversial “bigoted” and offensive remarks.
It seems like every week we hear about someone saying hateful things in an email, in a tweet, a recorded conversation or video. Many of these recent slips of the tongue were never intended for public consumption – Oklahoma University Chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon, LA Clippers former owner Donald Sterling, Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper – to name a few. Millenial Wonder Woman, Lena Dunham recently came under fire for supposed anti-Semitic comments in her ‘Dog or Jewish Boyfriend’ Quiz in New Yorker magazine.
Noah’s controversy involves Twitter. Over the course of the last five years or so, Noah has posted some tweets that has over the past 24 hours caused significantly more than 140 characters to question his character:
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DC Shark Tank is a local competition and watch party that allows business owners to deliver their ‘business pitch’ in front of ‘ local business experts. D. Yvonne Rivers, the producer of ‘DC Shark Tank, is now looking to work with the producers of the ABC hit show Shark Tank to help them gain entrance into minority entrepreneurs in the metropolitan DC region. Shark Tank has an initiative to gain a more diverse contestant pool of Shark Tank entrepreneurs.
Rivers is the founder and owner of the Phoebe Group, a marketing and training company based in Washington, DC. The company establishes business and nonprofit curriculum to teach businesses and nonprofits how to achieve success. Phoebe operates out of The Hive 2.0 located in Southeast DC and conducts business workshops. These workshops will become ‘Shark Tank’ themed courses like, Know your Numbers’, Your Valuation is what?’How are you going to make Money? Who’s your Customer? and more. According to Phoebe, support will be provided through direct access to Shark Tank producers through a custom DC Shark Tank web link.
Shark Tank producers are expected to tour major cities this spring and summer connecting to minority entrepreneurs. Shark Tank is now filming their seventh season, with a weekly Friday night audience that exceeds 18 million viewers.
Last year, casting directors of the ABC reality series held an open casting during the Black Enterprise Summit in their search to discover the next successful enterprise. Entrepreneurs, inventors and innovators got a shot at pitching their ideas for a coveted spot on Shark Tank.
January 3, 1984, a beautiful blue-eyed girl came into this world. “The cabbage patch baby” is what they would call her. No imperfections, inside or out…but that would change..
From the outside looking in you would say she had “the life.” Her mother and father were married, they had the hottest Benz – a hazel colored one to match her fathers eyes. She got WHATEVER she wanted, no one could tell her no, she was the baby…
Old enough to talk, her mother often recalls her telling her father, “I will ALWAYS love my mama,” and though she can’t remember it now, anybody who knows her knows she loves the HELL out of Carolyn Jean.
Abuse in this house wasn’t a secret. MAC wasn’t out back then, but her mom used a different kind of “makeup” if you will; the kind that doesn’t smear. Her mom called it Jesus.
Recalling one of the many incidents where her father, drunk, pulled out whatever he had in reach to strike her mother with, all she can remember is him raising the knife, and her mom using that same “makeup” she used as strength in front of others, as security in front of the man she married.
“IN THE NAME OF JESUS!,” her mom screamed as her father continued to raise the knife that night after one too many drinks. “JESUS,” this time loud enough for the whole Avondale Dr. to hear in a little city called Durham. He put the knife down…this “Jesus” guy might be a powerful somebody.
The cabbage patch had grown. By now she was a 5th grader. Around the time of the Nicole Simpson murder, they saw gloves and a shotgun in his room. Yeah, he had his own room – her mom slept with her.
She told her mom, “If you don’t leave he gon kill you Mama.” Her mama put that makeup on again, but this time to get the strength to leave. It worked.
A few years later her mother found what she calls “real love,” in the smallest man in the room, but he could fill the room up with joy, a party, and a good time because he was rare.
Compared to her father, this new guy had some big “britches” to fill, but he showed and proved. He showed her mother REAL LOVE, he showed her how a man should treat his wife and he defined the word F-A-T-H-E-R 24/7 365.
You feel where I’m going….
The cabbage patch grew up. She saw the signs but hey, when she loves, just as her mother, SHE LOVES HARD. They say you attract a man like your father (SMH). She married a man who she thought SHE could change, but her britches weren’t big enough to handle his issues and her own.
It should have been enough the day she found out she was having her first daughter and he cut her and told her he would slow-slice her to death.
It should have been enough the week after she got that beautiful ring and was on her way to being Mrs. when he came home drunk and chased her around the apartment complex with a gun and their 2 year old in her hand…but it wasn’t.
Think that a hug is just a nice way to greet someone you haven’t seen in a long time? Think again. There’s a reason why hugs feel so good, there’s healing power in them. Seriously!
Studies show that a 20-second hug, along with 10 minutes of hand-holding, also reduces the harmful physical effects of stress, including its impact on your blood pressure and heart rate. This makes sense, since hugging is known to lower levels of stress hormones like cortisol.
Yet, many people are touch-deprived. One study found that one-third of people receive no hugs on a daily basis while 75 percent said they wanted more hugs.
Check out the five reasons why you should stop and give someone a hug today:
Hugs Lower Blood Pressure
The hormones that are released in the body after a hug aren’t just good for happy feelings — they can also help your physical health. When someone touches you, the sensation on your skin activates pressure receptors called Pacinian corpuscles, which then send signals to the vagus nerve, an area of the brain that is responsible for (among many things) lowering blood pressure, NPR reported.
Hugs Heal Your Heart (Literally)
Embracing someone may warm your heart, but according to one study a hug can be good medicine for it too: In an experiment at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill , participants who didn’t have any contact with their partners developed a quickened heart rate of 10 beats per minute compared to the five beats per minute among those who got to hug their partners during the experiment.
Hugs Get Better With Age
Studies have shown that loneliness, particularly with age, can also increase stress and have averse health effects. Because of that, researchers at Ohio State University concluded that hugging becomes increasingly important as you age since the need for physical touch grows. It’s your body’s way of coping with the physical changes it goes through.
Hugs Reduce Stress
When we embrace, we immediately reduce the amount of the stress hormone cortisol produced in our bodies. Hugs also make our bodies release tension and send calming messages to the brain.
Hugs Strengthen Your Immune System
When you hug someone, you exert pressure on the sternum (breastbone) and an emotional charge is created. This activated the solar plexus chakras which in turn stimulates the thymus gland. This gland regulates the production of WBCs (white blood cells) in the body, thereby, keeping you healthy.
A Michigan police officer who appears in a recent video punching an unarmed black man more than a dozen times has a record riddled with allegations of planting evidence, falsifying police reports and using excessive force.
Dashcam video from January released by Click on Detroit last week shows officers in the Detroit suburb of Inkster pulling over 57-year-old Floyd Dent. Mere seconds after police approach the vehicle, an officer identified by the local news station as William Melendez begins punching Dent, as other officers use a Taser on him and kick him. Dent was hospitalized for several days.
The officers said Dent threatened to kill them, while Dent said he was being cooperative and it was the officers who made a threat.
Officers also said they found cocaine in Dent’s car, but he and his lawyer say the drugs weren’t his. They say they believe officers lied, pointing to a moment on the dashcam video that appears to show Melendez removing a baggie from his pocket as officers look through the vehicle.
The incident — which is currently under investigation — prompts questions about the officers’ conduct and possible department oversight, even more so when compared to allegations from others who’ve accused Melendez of wrongdoing.
Melendez is currently named in a lawsuit brought by Inkster resident Dashawn Acklin, who says seven officers entered his friend’s house in July 2011 while he was in the bathroom. When he exited, the officers allegedly told him to get on the ground where they handcuffed him. The lawsuit states that though Acklin was compliant, one officer choked him and beat him until he lost consciousness and another maced him. The suit says Acklin was subsequently hospitalized and never charged with a crime.
Melendez previously served as a Detroit police officer until he resigned in 2007. In 2003, more than a dozen officers were indicted on criminal charges for allegedly stealing drugs, guns and money from suspected drug dealers, as well as planting evidence and falsifying reports. Melendez, then known by the nickname “RoboCop,” was accused of being the ringleader. He was acquitted at trial in 2004.
Another notable example of the allegations against Melendez comes from resident Clifton White. In a 2004 lawsuit, White alleged that Melendez (with other officers) arrested him three times in 2001 and 2002, in each instance falsifying police reports to say he had drugs on him. The lawsuit also alleges Melendez repeatedly made threats and intimidating statements to White and his neighbors, one time telling White, “If I don’t get mine, I don’t play fair.” The lawsuit was settled.
Darell Chancellor also had a run-in with Melendez in 2002, according to a lawsuit he filed the following year. Chancellor says he was arrested and spent more than 200 days behind bars after Melendez planted a gun on him. The lawsuit alleges Melendez and other officers wrote false reports to back that up. When Chancellor complained that it was not his gun, he said Melendez warned him to “shut the F up before he put some dope on [him] too.” The charges against Chancellor were dismissed, and his lawsuit was settled.
The officer was also a defendant in two wrongful death lawsuits. In 1999, the city paid the family of Lou Adkins $1 million after Melendez and another officer fatally shot him during a traffic stop. In 2003, Melendez and several other officers allegedly entered Ernest Crutchfield’s home without permission or a warrant and fatally shot Crutchfield, who was unarmed and in his kitchen, three times. The lawsuit, since settled, claims officers then lied on police reports to cover up their conduct.
Melendez is also accused of misconduct in several additional lawsuits.
Dent, who has no criminal record, and his attorney say they believe race made him a target, according to the Detroit Free Press.
According to a Pew Research Center poll last year, only 17 percent of black respondents had great confidence that police treat people of both races equally, compared to 35 percent of whites. There’s a similar racial gap when it comes to whether someone thinks police will use excessive force on subjects.
While incidents of excessive force can cause a swarm of media attention, attorney David Robinson — who was a Detroit cop for more than a decade before leaving to practice law — told The Huffington Post many “slip under the radar,” in part because of a system that makes it challenging for citizens to report complaints. Still, he sees use of force cases constantly.
“The most poignant point you can make that things haven’t changed, [is] these incidents are caught and captured on recordings,” he said. “Police officers realize they’re being recorded, but they still do it. So excessive force is that bad of a problem.”
Robinson, who represented Crutchfield’s family and others who have made complaints against law enforcement, reviewed the video of police stopping and detaining Dent. “There’s no question that the officers’ actions were excessive,” he told HuffPost.
Michigan State Police are investigating the incident with the cooperation of the Inkster Police Department.
Dent was charged with drug possession and is due in court Wednesday for a hearing. A judge previously dismissed assault and resisting charges against him after viewing the dashcam video.
Inkster’s police chief did not return a request for comment.
It might not feel like spring quite yet in some parts of the country, but as warmer weather approaches, blooming flowers and endless loads of allergy-inducing pollen will be here in the blink of a (red, watery) eye.
Of course, if you already suffer from seasonal allergies, you know that the itching, sneezing, stuffiness and general discomfort don’t stop at bedtime. Like a cold or the flu, allergies can make quality shut-eye much harder to achieve. In fact, more than one-third of allergy sufferers say that their symptoms impact their sleep, according to a recent survey by allergen barrier bedding company AllerEase.
When you throw sleep deprivation on top of some already unpleasant symptoms, you’re practically guaranteed to feel less than optimal for the next few months. The good news is that with a little bit of effort, you can turn your bedroom into an allergen-free zone — and get more of the symptom-free rest you crave. Here’s how.
1. Keep your indoor air clean.
Staying indoors is a great way to escape pollen. Unless the air inside your home is dirty, too — and for most of us, that’s usually the case. Household dust, pet hair and dander, and allergens tracked in from outside can contribute to allergies in the house.
To keep your indoor air as clean as possible, use a high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filter in your bedroom, and make sure the windows are shut to keep any new gunk from floating in. If you have forced air conditioning or heating, use high-efficiency filters to keep them from blowing dust everywhere.
Regularly inspect window and door seals if outdoor allergens are a problem, and if you suspect mold anywhere in your home, contact a certified contractor or mold removal technician. Air-purifying plants like aloe or English ivy, which breathe in toxins and breathe out fresh oxygen, can help improve indoor air quality, too.
2. Crank up the dehumidifier.
Warm, moist air is a breeding ground for allergy-triggering mold, mildew, dust mites, and bacteria. According to the U.S. Enviromental Protection Agency, ideal indoor humidity is between 30 percent and 50 percent. In rainy and humid environments, keeping a dehumidifier in your bedroom helps suck out some of the moisture so it’s harder for allergens and mold to grow.
Of course, arid climates and too-dry conditions can contribute to sore throats, itchy skin and itchy eyes, even raising risk of sinus infections. A cool mist or ultrasonic humidifier can help balance conditions out when the air gets too dry.
3. Keep your sheets squeaky clean.
Washing your bed sheets regularly is key to sleeping well during allergy season, yet most people only get around to stripping the bed every 10 to 14 days. According to experts, that isn’t frequently enough to keep your sheets relatively free from the dust, pollen, dead skin, and God-knows-what-else that’s making you sneeze.
Instead, aim to launder your sheets at least once a week. And to make sure they’re really decontaminated, always wash them with the hottest water possible. Same goes for fabric curtains. For upholstered furniture and carpet, vacuuming once weekly or more is also important.
4. Consider anti-allergy bedding.
Regularly washing your blankets, sheets, and pillowcases helps keep surface-level allergens out of your bed — and out of your respiratory system. But even with frequent laundering, gunk can still make its way into your mattress, where it’s almost impossible to get out.
Anti-allergy bedding uses technologically advanced fabrics that stop the pollen, dust, and dirt from creeping into your mattress, resulting in less nighttime irritation. It’s also wise to skip feathers and wool that can’t be regularly laundered, since they can harbor more dust than synthetic fibers.
5. Give Fido the nighttime boot.
You probably work hard all day to keep your allergies from flaring up. But in the time it takes for Fluffy to hop into your bed, all of your anti-allergy effort goes out the window.
Because their thick fur is a veritable magnet for stuff like pollen, dirt, and dust, dogs and cats are basically walking allergen fur balls. (Indoor cats are still major sources of dander, so they’re not immune to the problem, either.) So do yourself a favor and keep all animals out of the bedroom during allergy season. (If they need help getting used to the idea, try these tricks.)
6. Shower at night instead of in the morning.
By the end of the day, your hair, skin, and clothes are covered in an invisible layer of pollen and dust from time spent outside. And those allergens are irritating the heck out of your eyes, nasal passages, and lungs.
Shower at night and slip into fresh clothing, and you wash all that stuff down the drain so it doesn’t end up in your bed. And since the steam from the hot water will help to ease nasal stuffiness (try adding some eucalyptus oil for extra decongestion power), it’s really a win-win.
7. Skip the nightcap.
You’ve probably heard that booze can lead to fragmented sleep, but that’s not the only reason you should consider abstaining before bed. Research has shown that alcohol can make common hay fever symptoms like sneezing, itching, and coughing even more uncomfortable, particularly for women. Skip the drink, and you’ll sleep — and breathe — easier.
8. But not your nighttime meds.
If you take short-acting allergy medications (read: not the 24-hour kind) in the morning, their effects have probably worn off by the time you’re getting ready for bed. Forget to take another dose, though, and you’re likely in for a night of sleep-stealing sniffles. Have a hard time keeping track of when it’s time to take your pills? The free Dosecast app is an easy way to remember to take your meds on time, every time.
9. Know when it’s time for a new mattress and pillows.
The older your mattress and pillows get, the more dust, skin cells, sweat, and body oils get trapped inside of them — especially if you haven’t been using a mattress protector.
If you’re one of the 20 million Americans who are allergic to the dust mites that love to feed on dead skin, you could be making your allergies a whole lot worse with outdated sleep surfaces. Experts recommend replacing your pillows around every six months, while a mattress will usually last 5 to 10 years depending on type and quality.
The bedroom is where most people spend the majority of time at home, so for allergy sufferers it is worth the effort to make sure it’s a sleep sanctuary rather than an allergy asylum. By paying attention to indoor air and surfaces and taking measures to reduce allergens from intruding on your slumber, you can minimize symptoms and help yourself sleep a little better this allergy season.
INDIANAPOLIS (WITI) — For the first time in school history, the Wisconsin Badgers are back in the Final Four — for the second straight year! This means fans are also getting ready for a return trip!
Even though Jeff Willms says his Club Paragon Sports Bar in Milwaukee is a great place to “back Bucky,” on Monday, March 30th, Willms suggested folks go to Indianapolis for the Final Four if they can.
“‘Let’s go Badgers, and you’ve got 200 people chanting. The excitement at the Final Four is unbelievable,” Willms said.
Jeremy Leibfried made the trip to the Final Four last year, and now, he’s putting plans in place to head back this year.
“I knew we had a really good shot to make it back this year,” Leibfried said.
Having driven to Dallas for the Final Four last year, Leibfried says he learned a few lessons. One being — prepare to party.
“One of the coolest things that we experienced last year was all the different concerts that they have that are free,” Leibfried said.
Another lesson: Practice patience when purchasing NCAA Tournament tickets.
“A lot of people from the losing teams, the two teams that lose on Saturday usually skip town, so they`re looking to get rid of their Monday tickets for the championship pretty cheap,” Leibfried said.
Mike Holzberger with Connections Ticket Service says even being in the business for 20 years, he doesn’t know what’s going to happen to the ticket prices as we get closer to tip-off.
“Better seats, $700 to $750 for Saturday. About $900 to $1,000 for the package. Entry level seats — starting about $450 with about $650 for the package,” Holzberger said.
Holzberger says better seats aren’t great seats. Those, he says, will run you several thousand dollars.
With three of this year’s Final Four teams coming from within driving distance of Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, he says he doesn’t expect ticket prices to go down.
The Badgers face the Kentucky Wildcats on Saturday, April 4th, and tip-off is set for 7:49 p.m.