Drake Bulldogs Basketball Tickets
Gather up your college buddies and head on over to the arena once you buy Drake Basketball tickets to watch the next exciting game live. The Bulldogs have been in the game since the early 1900s. They started as an independent team and joined the Missouri Valley Conference shortly thereafter. 1935 was the first year the Bulldogs won a Conference Regular Season Championship. Throughout the rest of the decade, the Bulldogs continued putting out relentless effort in seizing two more Conference Regular Season Championship titles.
After the ‘30s, the Bulldogs didn’t claim their next Conference Regular Season Championship until the ‘60s. Aside from that, they made their first NCAA Tournament appearance in 1969. This marked the beginning of a successful streak for the team, as they continued to dominate well into the ‘70s. Since 1971, the Bulldogs have managed to advance to the Elite Eight more than three times. College ball fans and alumni won’t want to pass up this chance at grabbing Drake Basketball tickets while they’re still available.
The Bulldogs have made several postseason appearances in other tourneys as well. They appeared in the NIT more than once over the years, as well as in the CIT. One of their most notable postseason invitationals was the NCIT, where they won all three games and were named champions. Several Bulldogs have been drafted into the NBA, such as Joey Wright of the Phoenix Suns and Mike Morgan of the New York Knicks. Drake University has an intense rivalry with the Northern Iowa Panthers. The two teams have been competing head-to-head in an annual rivalry series since the late 1800s.
Drake Basketball Ticket Prices
Several variables will affect Drake Bulldogs Basketball ticket prices. The most important is the level of demand for a given contest. Non-conference games between little-known teams can be fairly inexpensive while tickets to the NCAA Tournament or NIT can be much more expensive. Conference tournaments and other conference contests can be a happy medium for fans who want to watch quality hoops without breaking the bank.
How much are Drake Basketball tickets?
The average cost of Drake Basketball tickets for the current season is $47.14. Courtside and premium seats will cost much more while spots in the upper levels of an arena are typically more affordable. Typically, courtside seats for a conference game will be over $100 per ticket.
Costs can rise in the postseason. The average men’s March Madness ticket for first and second-round contests carried a cost of $173 while prices rose to as high as $135 for women’s games. Women’s Final Four and Championship tickets usually start around $114 while prices can rise as high as $1200. Men’s Final Four tickets will run around $555 for just the semifinals and $349 for only the title game.
Early season tournaments like the NIT Season Tip-off will usually cost between $19 and $172. NIT tickets for the upper level of Madison Square Garden will be the cheapest with costs usually in the $19 to $35 range. The Preseason WNIT, which features many of the best women’s basketball teams in the nation, will usually have costs between $15 and $50. WNIT Tickets will change in cost depending on which team is hosting too.
A matchup featuring Drake Bulldogs vs. Southern Illinois Salukis will be next up on the Drake Basketball schedule. The game will take place on February 11th, 2023 at 1:00pm at Drake Knapp Center, 2601 Forest Ave, Des Moines, IA. There are 61 Drake Bulldogs vs. Southern Illinois Salukis tickets available right now, ranging from a starting price of $10.00 to a top end price of $43.00 for premium seats. During the 2023 Bulldogs basketball season, tickets will vary from game to game with a lowest ticket price set at $17.00 and the most expensive ticket set at $150.00.
Drake Basketball Schedule
From the season-opening Champions Classic to March Madness, the college basketball season is always full of exciting games. Teams open their seasons in November with non-conference contests and tournaments. The Maui Invitational and Gulf Coast Showcase are two of the top early-season tournaments. The season moves into conference play in December and January before conference tournaments take place in early March. The WNIT, NIT and NCAA Tournaments will take place in March and April.
The Drake Basketball schedule for the current season has 6 games remaining on the calendar. The final matchup on the Drake Bulldogs Basketball schedule will take place inside Carver Arena at 201 Sw Jefferson St., Peoria, IL. The final game will feature Bradley Braves vs. Drake Bulldogs and tip off is scheduled for February 26th, 2023 at TBD.
When do Drake Basketball tickets go on sale?
Most regular-season college basketball tickets will go on sale in June or July after schedules are released for the upcoming season. Early season tournaments like the Maui Invitational will usually start selling tickets as soon as they announce the field and dates for the next event. Postseason seats will be available as soon as the NCAA and NIT selection committees announce tournament fields. Use TicketSmarter’s up-to-date schedule to snag Drake Bulldogs Basketball tickets as soon as they are available.
Drake Bulldogs Basketball Seating Chart
Most men’s and women’s basketball programs share an on-campus arena. Facilities typically have seating for between 7,000 and 11,000 fans. Courtside seats provide an up-close-and-personal view of the game, while more affordable spots are usually found in the upper levels. Look for seats near the half court line for the best view of the game. Use TicketSmarter’s interactive seating chart to snag the best Drake Bulldogs Basketball tickets available for both home and road contests.
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02/11/2023 - 02/22/2023
Des Moines, IA
Cedar Falls, IA