College Basketball Tickets

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Midnight Madness kicked off the College Basketball Season last month and a few weeks into the season, we’ve had a chance to see how our favorite teams are shaping up. 

College Basketball Ticket Trends 2012 – 2013

  • Average Ticket Price: $70
  • Most Expensive Team: Duke Blue Devils (Avg. Price $265)
  • Cheapest Team: Air Force Falcons (Avg. Price $18)
  • Most Expensive Game: Duke Blue Devils vs. North Carolina Tar Heels (Avg. Price $1,354)
  • Cheapest Game: Florida State Seminoles vs. North Florida Ospreys (Avg. Price $3)

College Basketball Ticket Prices 2012 – 2013: Average by Team

College Basketball Tickets Avg. Price College Basketball Tickets Avg. Price
Duke Blue Devils Basketball $264.55 Northwestern Wildcats Basketball $49.18
Villanova Wildcats Basketball $206.45 Mississippi Rebels Basketball $49.15
Kentucky Wildcats Basketball $204.27 Arkansas Razorbacks Basketball $47.80
Indiana Hoosiers Basketball $174.10 Xavier Musketeers Basketball $47.69
Kansas Jayhawks Basketball $161.42 USC Trojans Basketball $46.87
North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball $146.53 Missouri Tigers Basketball $46.41
Gonzaga Bulldogs Basketball $123.92 Pittsburgh Panthers Basketball $45.90
Davidson Wildcats Basketball $116.19 Washington Huskies Basketball $45.19
Wisconsin Badgers Basketball $113.26 Boston College Eagles Basketball $44.22
Ohio State Buckeyes Basketball $102.07 North Carolina State Wolfpack Basketball $44.09
Maryland Terrapins Basketball $101.22 Auburn Tigers Basketball $43.53
Virginia Commonwealth Rams Basketball $90.71 Texas Christian Horned Frogs Basketball $43.42
Louisville Cardinals Basketball $81.29 Tennessee Volunteers Basketball $43.02
Minnesota Golden Gophers Basketball $79.94 South Carolina Gamecocks Basketball $41.66
Syracuse Orange Basketball $72.63 Miami Hurricanes Basketball $40.93
UCLA Bruins Basketball $72.50 Brigham Young Cougars Basketball $40.90
Kansas State Wildcats Basketball $68.70 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Basketball $39.22
Connecticut Huskies Basketball $68.48 Pennsylvania Quakers Basketball $39.06
Georgetown Hoyas Basketball $68.42 Oklahoma State Cowboys Basketball $39.02
Arizona State Sun Devils Basketball $68.21 Penn State Nittany Lions Basketball $37.83
Nevada-Las Vegas Runnin Rebels Basketball $67.53 Louisiana State Tigers Basketball $36.50
Iowa Hawkeyes Basketball $64.68 Oregon Ducks Basketball $35.57
San Diego State Aztecs Basketball $62.67 Mississippi State Bulldogs Basketball $35.38
West Virginia Mountaineers Basketball $62.01 Cincinnati Bearcats Basketball $35.19
Marquette Golden Eagles Basketball $61.55 DePaul Blue Demons Basketball $35.15
Michigan State Spartans Basketball $60.15 Butler Bulldogs Basketball $35.04
Stanford Cardinal Basketball $59.52 Texas A&M Aggies Basketball $34.83
Oklahoma Sooners Basketball $57.56 Clemson Tigers Basketball $34.63
Illinois Fighting Illini Basketball $57.29 Michigan Wolverines Basketball $34.50
Arizona Wildcats Basketball $56.89 Colorado Buffaloes Basketball $33.53
St Johns Red Storm Basketball $56.40 Florida State Seminoles Basketball $33.50
Florida Gators Basketball $55.96 South Florida Bulls Basketball $32.85
Notre Dame Fighting Irish Basketball $54.46 Seton Hall Pirates Basketball $31.91
Vanderbilt Commodores Basketball $52.83 Rutgers Scarlet Knights Basketball $31.69
Iowa State Cyclones Basketball $52.25 Baylor Bears Basketball $30.27
Alabama Crimson Tide Basketball $51.46 Georgia Bulldogs Basketball $27.86
Virginia Tech Hokies Basketball $51.41 Nebraska Cornhuskers Basketball $25.37
Wake Forest Demon Deacons Basketball $50.95 Dayton Flyers Basketball $23.55
California Golden Bears Basketball $50.91 Virginia Cavaliers Basketball $23.26
Texas Longhorns Basketball $50.45 Memphis Tigers Basketball $21.02
Purdue Boilermakers Basketball $49.82 Temple Owls Basketball $19.72
Washington State Cougars Basketball $49.20 Air Force Falcons Basketball $17.67

College Basketball Ticket Prices 2012 – 2013: 10 Most Expensive College Basketball Tickets by Team

10 Most Expensive Teams      Avg. Price    Tickets
Duke Blue Devils $264.55
Villanova Wildcats $206.45
Kentucky Wildcats $204.27
Indiana Hoosiers $174.10
Kansas Jayhawks $161.42
North Carolina Tar Heels $146.53
Gonzaga Bulldogs $123.92
Davidson Wildcats $116.19
Wisconsin Badgers $113.26
Ohio State Buckeyes $102.07

College Basketball Ticket Prices 2012 – 2013: 10 Cheapest College Basketball Tickets by Team

10 Cheapest Teams                  Avg. Price   Tickets
Air Force Falcons $17.67
Temple Owls $19.72
Memphis Tigers $21.02
Virginia Cavaliers $23.26
Dayton Flyers $23.55
Nebraska Cornhuskers $25.37
Georgia Bulldogs $27.86
Baylor Bears $30.27
Rutgers Scarlet Knights $31.69
Seton Hall Pirates $31.91

College Basketball Ticket Prices 2012 – 2013: 10 Most Expensive College Basketball Tickets by Game

10 Most Expesnive Games                      Date         Avg. Price   Tickets
Duke Blue Devils vs. North Carolina Tar Heels 2/13/2013 $1,353.92
North Carolina Tar Heels vs. Duke Blue Devils 3/9/2013 $946.00
Duke Blue Devils vs. North Carolina State Wolfpack 2/7/2013 $590.83
Duke Blue Devils vs. Maryland Terrapins 1/26/2013 $550.84
Duke Blue Devils vs. Virginia Tech Hokies 3/5/2013 $478.09
Duke Blue Devils vs. Miami Hurricanes 3/2/2013 $458.30
Duke Blue Devils vs. Boston College Eagles 2/24/2013 $409.19
Indiana Hoosiers vs. Purdue Boilermakers 2/16/2013 $402.20
Indiana Hoosiers vs. Michigan Wolverines 2/2/2013 $389.64
Kentucky Wildcats vs. Florida Gators 3/9/2013 $377.96

College Basketball Ticket Prices 2012 – 2013: 10 Cheapest College Basketball Tickets by Game

10 Cheapest Tickets by Game                      Date Avg. Price Tickets
Florida State Seminoles vs. North Florida Ospreys 11/21/2012 $2.89
Mississippi Rebels vs. McNeese State 11/20/2012 $3.43
Boston College Eagles vs. Saint Francis NY Terriers 12/8/2012 $4.17
Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Tulane Green Wave 11/21/2012 $4.33
Purdue Boilermakers vs. North Carolina-Wilmington Seahawks 11/21/2012 $4.39
North Carolina State Wolfpack vs. Norfolk State Spartans 12/15/2012 $4.45
Virginia Cavaliers vs. Wisconsin Green Bay Phoenix 12/1/2012 $4.48
Memphis Tigers vs. Tennesse Martin Skyhawks 11/29/2012 $4.60
Brigham Young Cougars vs. Texas San Antonio Roadrunners 11/21/2012 $4.60
Virginia Cavaliers vs. Morgan State Bears 12/19/2012 $4.86

College Basketball Ticket Prices 2012 – 2013: Key Games

2012 – 2013 Key College Basketball Games Date Avg. Price Tickets
Louisville Cardinals vs. Kentucky Wildcats 12/29/2012 $257.57
Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Kansas Jayhawks 12/22/2012 $166.62
Duke Blue Devils vs. North Carolina Tar Heels 2/13/2013 $1,353.92
UCLA Bruins vs. Arizona Wildcats 3/2/2013 $104.16
Indiana Hoosiers vs. Ohio State Buckeyes 3/5/2013 $266.60

To note, only one of the above key matchups (Duke Blue Devils vs. North Carolina Tar Heels) is listed as a Top 10 Most Expensive College Basketball Game. 

College Basketball 2012 – 2013: Key Games from other Sources 

Bleacher Report, SB Nation, CBS Sports

Top College Basketball Keywords within the Last 7 Days

 

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