Pittsburgh & Penn State Rekindle Rivalry in This Week's Most Expensive CFB Game

Rivalries rule during Week 2 of the 2016 College Football season. With Pittsburgh and Penn State set to battle for the first time in 16 years, the intrastate matchup at Heinz Field is posting massive ticket demand on the secondary market. Iowa and Iowa State also battle in what will be the second most expensive game this week, with the Hawkeyes possessing the Cy-Hawk Trophy after last season's 31-17 win.

Take a look at this week's most expensive college football tickets below, according to data provided by TicketIQ:

9/10/16 Penn State @ Pittsburgh (Heinz Field) | Average Price: $369 | Get-in Price: $168

Riding high off of Week 1 wins, Penn State and Pitt will play each other for the first time since the 2000 season. Such a dormant rivalry has sparked ticket prices on the secondary market, and Pitt tickets against Penn State at Heinz Field are currently averaging $369 on the secondary market. The cheapest available ticket is listed from $168.

9/10/16 Iowa State @ Iowa | Average Price: $209 | Get-in Price: $114

The 64th installment of the Cy-Hawk game will commence on Saturday. Following the Hawkeyes' monster 2015 season, which nearly lead them to a semifinal CFP game, this weekend's game is posting big ticket demand. Iowa tickets on the secondary market are now averaging $209 and the get-in price is $114. Iowa leads the series 41-22 dating back to the first game in 1894.

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9/10/16 UTEP @ Texas | Average Price: $203 | Get-in Price: $36

In the slew of upsets this weekend was Texas' 2OT victory over then-No. 10 Notre Dame, marking one of (if not) the biggest win in the Charlie Strong era. The Longhorns will hope to carry that momentum into Saturday's game against UTEP. Fans will be paying up to attend, however, as Texas tickets on TicketIQ currently average $203 and the get-in price is $36. UTEP heads to Texas Memorial Stadium after defeating New Mexico State, 38-22, in El Paso over the weekend.

9/10/16 Tulsa @ Ohio State | Average Price: $131 | Get-in Price: $53

Ohio State cruised to its first victory of the season on Saturday, defeating Bowling Green, 77-10, in their home opener at Ohio Stadium. The Buckeyes will head right back this Saturday when they host Tulsa, and Ohio State tickets against Tulsa currently average $131 on the secondary market. If looking just to get past the gates this weekend the cheapest tickets start from $53 each. Tulsa rolled past San Jose State in their own home opener over the weekend, taking down the Spartans, 45-10, at Skelly Field.

9/10/16 Washington State @ Boise State | Average Price: $130 | Get-in Price: $68

Rounding out this week's top-priced games list will be a matchup between Washington State and Boise State at Albertsons Stadium in Idaho on Saturday. The Cougars travel to Boise on the heels of a difficult loss to Eastern Washington and will be tested by the Broncos, who roughed up Louisiana-Lafayette, 45-10, over the weekend. As it stands now Boise State tickets this weekend own a secondary market average of $130 and the get-in price is $68.

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