Eastern Illinois Panthers Basketball Tickets
Make some noise for your favorite team with Eastern Illinois basketball tickets. The men’s basketball team had its first season in 1908 and now competes in the NCAA Division I Ohio Valley Conference.
Prior to joining the Ohio Valley Conference, Eastern Illinois played in the Mid-Continent Conference for more than a decade. The Panthers won two conference tournament championships there under coach Rick Samuels. He also guided the team through its first few years of the Ohio Valley Conference play.
The Panthers have a history of success in the postseason with appearances in the NAIA, NCAA Division II and NCAA Division I Tournaments. Eastern Illinois also competed in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament in 2015. The program played in the NAIA and NCAA Division II third-place games in 1957, 1976 and 1978 seasons. They won the latter two at the DII level before moving to DI. Overall, the Panthers have more than a dozen postseason appearances.
See the blue and gray with Eastern Illinois Basketball tickets. Several former Panthers have gone on to play in the NBA, such as Kevin Duckworth and Jay Taylor. Henry Domercant set an Ohio Valley Conference scoring record and was named the 2002 Player of the Year.
Eastern Illinois Basketball Ticket Prices
Several variables will affect Eastern Illinois Panthers 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 Eastern Illinois Basketball tickets?
The average cost of Eastern Illinois Basketball tickets for the current season is $69.33. 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 Illinois Fighting Illini vs. Eastern Illinois Panthers will be next up on the Eastern Illinois Basketball schedule. The game will take place on November 6th, 2023 at TBD at State Farm Center, 1800 S 1st St, Champaign, IL. There are 399 Illinois Fighting Illini vs. Eastern Illinois Panthers tickets available right now, ranging from a starting price of $15.00 to a top end price of $325.00 for premium seats. During the 2023 Panthers basketball season, tickets will vary from game to game with a lowest ticket price set at $15.00 and the most expensive ticket set at $515.00.
Eastern Illinois 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 Eastern Illinois Basketball schedule for the current season has 30 games remaining on the calendar. The final matchup on the Eastern Illinois Panthers Basketball schedule will take place inside Western Hall at 1 University Circle, Macomb, IL. The final game will feature Western Illinois Leathernecks vs. Eastern Illinois Panthers and tip off is scheduled for February 29th, 2024 at TBD.
When do Eastern Illinois 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 Eastern Illinois Panthers Basketball tickets as soon as they are available.
Eastern Illinois Panthers 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 Eastern Illinois Panthers Basketball tickets available for both home and road contests.
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Eastern Illinois Panthers Basketball Upcoming Events
11/08/2023 - 02/27/2024
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