University of Arizona basketball Sweet 16 apparel flying off shelves

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - University of Arizona basketball fans are bearing down after their win Saturday and Sweet 16 apparel is flying off the shelves.

Campus Athletic's manager Nicole Bundy says they are hiring more employees to keep up with the demand. 

"I just talked to my boss and we have to hire someone this week because we are really swamped," she said. 

The campus bookstore is selling shirts in-store and online for final sale. The bookstore manager says all the money goes back into the university for programs. 

 

 

Wildcat fans say they don't mind spending the money on each round their team makes. 

"I definitely want to remember it so I want to get one now and for every stage get another shirt," said Sascha Fruehauf, a U of A senior. 

If you already have the apparel and headed to the game Thursday, a round trip flight from Tucson to San Jose will cost around $760 and an average admission ticket will cost $230. 

The university's ticket office is already preparing if fans want to go to the final four game. The office is taking  requests for tickets until Thursday. 

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