It’s getting deeper into the NCAA men’s college basketball season as the New Year approaches. The top games this week will be much higher in average price compared to last week and four of the top five games will have an asking average price of over $200 on the secondary market. The Illinois vs Michigan game taking place tomorrow night represents the most expensive game of the week and all of top-priced games will take place after the New Year. Here are the top five men’s college basketball tickets of the week (You can purchase tickets for all these games at the bottom of the post):
12/30/14 – Illinois @ Michigan | Avg. Price: $683.50 | Get in Price: $126
Tomorrow night at the Crisler Center, the Michigan Wolverines welcome the Fighting Illini. The Wolverines recently rebounded with a win in their last outing over SMU and ended a four-game losing streak. Michigan basketball tickets have a current average price of $683.50 on the secondary market and get-in price of $126. Average ticket price on the secondary market is up 860% over the past week. This is due to former San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh recently being announced as Michigan’s head football coach. The notable coach is scheduled to give a halftime speech at the game, which has caused secondary ticket price to rise considerably.
1/3/15- Boston College @ Duke | Avg. Price: $344.73 | Get in Price: $227
Currently ranked the No. 2 team in the nation, the Duke Blue Devils look to enter the New Year with an undefeated record as they host the Boston College Eagles this Saturday at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Duke Basketball tickets for this game have a current secondary average price of $344.73 and get-in price of $227.
1/3/15- North Carolina @ Clemson | Avg. Price: $212.80 | Get in Price: $90
ACC Conference rivals Clemson and North Carolina Tar Heels will meet this Saturday at the Littlejohn Coliseum. Clemson will look to upset another ranked opponent as North Carolina hopes to extend their current three-game win streak this week. Clemson basketball tickets against North Carolina this Saturday have a current average price of 212.80 on the secondary market, with get in price starting at $90.
1/3/15- Butler @ St. John’s | Avg. Price: $212.35 | Get in Price: $65
The St. John’s Red Storm has gotten off to a great start to the season with an 11-1 record . The Red Storm have since won seven in a row and will host a tough opponent in Butler this Saturday at the Carnsecca Arena. St. John’s basketball tickets for this Saturday’s game against Bulter have a current secondary average price of $212.35, with a get in price of $65.
1/4/15- UNLV @ Kansas | Avg. Price: $165.01 | Get in Price: $69
The Kansas Jayhawks will look to rebound tomorrow night against Kent State with a win after losing to the Temple Owls in their last outing. Kansas will host the UNLV Rebels his Sunday at the Allen Fieldhouse and Kansas basketball tickets for this game have a current average secondary price of $165.01 and get-in price of $69.