StubHub to renew ticket sales for BCS on Saturday

By: AP
By: AP

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - StubHub will be back to selling tickets
for the BCS title game on Saturday.

The secondary ticket marketplace removed all tickets to the game
between Auburn and Oregon from its website Thursday because of a
seller who did not have enough tickets to fill orders.

StubHub spokeswoman Joellen Ferrer says the company got an
"incredible response" from buyers who were offered refunds, plus
an additional payment of twice their ticket price, as the company
tried to buy back tickets to fill outstanding orders.

She said the company is confident that everyone who purchased a
ticket on StubHub will be able to attend the game, which has become
the top-selling event in company history.

At one website that had tickets for sale, the $300 face-value
seats were going for an average of around $3,500. This is the first
time either No. 1 Auburn or second-ranked Oregon has played in the
title game.

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