UMKC Roos Basketball Tickets
Cheer on KC’s college basketball team with your UMKC basketball tickets from TicketSmarter. The Roos, previously known as the Kangaroos, competed in their first basketball season back in 1954. They are members of the Summit League and have previously been affiliated with the Western Athletic Conference. The Municipal Auditorium in downtown Kansas City is the historic home of KC Roos basketball. However, the team plays its home games on campus in the Swinney Recreation Center.
Beginning in the 1987-88 season, Kansas City has competed at the Division I level. Before that, they played in the NAIA. They appeared in only one NAIA Tournament in their 30-plus year history. Unfortunately, they lost to Grand Valley State in the First Round of the 1977 tournament.
UMKC basketball tickets during the 2016-17 season saw the team reach its first-ever Division I postseason tournament. They knocked off Green Bay in the First Round of the College Basketball Invitational before falling short to Wyoming in the quarterfinals.
A few former Roos have made it to the NBA. Tony Dumas played all four years at UMKC and was selected by the Dallas Mavericks 19th overall in the 1994 NBA Draft. Former guard Trey McKinney-Jones made the Indiana Pacers roster in 2018.
UMKC Basketball Ticket Prices
The price of seeing a Roos basketball game is largely dependent on the success of the team and the opponent they’re facing. Expect KC Roos ticket prices to increase when the top competition is in town and when the team is winning.
How much are UMKC Basketball tickets?
General admission Kansas City Roos ticket prices have been known to be in the $30 range. Expect reserved KC Roos basketball tickets to begin around $40 to $50. Games against the Jayhawks are usually around 15-20% more expensive on average.
During this current season, Missouri-Kansas City Kangaroos Basketball tickets can be found at prices as low as $42.00, while the more expensive tickets can reach prices up to $78.00. The average ticket price per game this season is around $59.20. Next up for the Missouri-Kansas City Kangaroos Basketball is the Exhibition: Missouri-Kansas City Kangaroos vs. Langston Lions basketball game on November 2nd, 2022 at 7:00pm. 76 tickets are available on TicketSmarter’s event listing for the game, which will take place at Swinney Recreation Center, 5030 Holmes St., Kansas City, MO. Ticket price for the game will start at $52.00 and premium seats will cost up to $60.00.
UMKC Basketball Schedule
The Roos compete in around 30 regular-season games from November through March. Early season games are against non-conference opponents and occasionally feature regular-season tournaments. Near the beginning of the 2019-20 campaign, the Roos participated in the Island of Bahamas Showcase and faced opponents like George Washington and East Carolina University. Aside from the Jayhawks, the Roos have been known to schedule games with other Big-12 opponents such as the Iowa State Cyclones. The Summit League Men’s Basketball Tournament begins once the regular season is finished.
The Missouri-Kansas City Kangaroos Basketball schedule has 23 basketball games left to be played during the current season. Fans have the South Dakota Coyotes vs. Missouri-Kansas City Kangaroos game at Sanford Coyote Sports Center, 1101 N. Dakota St., Vermillion, SD marked on their calendars. The basketball game will take place on February 25th, 2023 at TBD and there are 8 ticket listings currently available on TicketSmarter with prices ranging from $62.00 to $62.00.
When do UMKC Basketball tickets go on sale?
Single-game KC Roos basketball tickets usually go on sale at the beginning of September. Presale codes are never required to complete your purchase at TicketSmarter.
UMKC Basketball Seating Chart
The 1,500-seat Swinney Recreation Center is the home of KC Roos basketball. Seating is only available on either side of the court as there are no sections behind the goals. Find seats in sections 108 or 105 for cheap Kansas City Roos basketball tickets that still yield great views of the court. Fans looking for the ultimate Kansas City basketball experience should purchase courtside seats.
The Roos frequently matchup with the Kansas Jayhawks early in the season. Games have been hosted at the Roos home arena and at Allen Fieldhouse on the KU campus. Roughly 16,300 fans can fill the “Phog,” which is routinely rated as one of the top college basketball arenas in the country. Sections G and S sit at halfcourt. Occasionally, the two teams will meet at the T-Mobile Center in downtown Kansas City. TicketSmarter’s interactive seating chart helps KC Roos fans locate their seats quickly and easily. Click on a game in the Kansas City Roos basketball schedule to display the seating chart for that arena.
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