Only a week remains in the college basketball season until the conference tournaments get underway. Before the tournaments start, some big rivalry games will be taking place during the last weekend of the regular season. Some conference and NCAA tournament seeds are on the line during these games. The most expensive game of the week belongs to the biggest rivalry in college basketball.
1) 3/8/14 - North Carolina at Duke | Avg. Price: $1740 | Get-in Price: $980
Tickets for this ACC matchup at North Carolina were low last week due to the Tar Heels’ disappointing season, but North Carolina was able to pull of the upset. Duke men’s basketball tickets at Cameron Indoor Stadium are easily the most expensive of the week as Duke hopes for revenge at home.
2) 3/5/14 - Texas Tech at Kansas | Avg. Price: $180 | Get-in Price: $76
Even though Texas Tech hasn’t been ranked all season, Kansas basketball tickets have raised to the second most expensive game of the week. Allen Fieldhouse will be packed with Jayhawks fans hoping to hold onto their No. 5 ranking.
3) 3/8/14 - Illinois at Iowa | Avg. Price: $151 | Get-in Price: $80
In another average team vs ranked team, Iowa basketball tickets have raised for Hawkeye fans to see the last game of the season at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Iowa slipped to No. 24 in the AP Poll this week after losing three games last week.
4) 3/9/14 - Wisconsin at Nebraska | Avg. Price: $139 | Get-in Price: $70
In a switch from the previous two games, Nebraska basketball tickets have gone up as they welcome in a ranked team for their final home game of the season. Wisconsin is No. 9 in the AP Poll, but sits behind No. 12 Michigan in the Big Ten standings.
5) 3/8/14 - Providence at Creighton | Avg. Price: $137 | Get-in Price: $80
Creighton men’s basketball tickets have jumped up 11% over the past week for the regular season finale at CenturyLink Center. The Bluejays currently sit at No. 13 in the AP Poll and the No. 2 seed in the Big East behind Villanova.
With March now here, the most exciting time in college basketball is quickly approaching. These teams will still be fighting for conference tournament seeds in the last weekend of the regular season, some against their biggest rivals. There’s sure to be plenty of drama before the regular season comes to a close.