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Fighting Illini Basketball Tickets

Buy your Illinois Basketball tickets with TicketSmarter and prepare yourself for an exhilarating basketball match-up near you. The basketball program at the University of Illinois officially began in 1905 and has been led by head coach Brad Underwood since 2017. The Fighting Illini is an NCAA Division I college basketball team playing in the Big Ten Conference.

One of the oldest basketball programs in the country, the Illinois basketball team is also one of the most respected. Their rich history includes winning the 1915 Helms national championship, 9 Elite Eights appearances, 5 NCAA Final Four appearances, 17 Big Ten championships, and 2 Big Ten Tournament championships. Illinois has also made a total of 31 appearances in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament. By the conclusion of the 2017–18 season, Illinois became the 12th ranked team in all-time winning percentage and 15th among NCAA Division I men's college basketball programs.

The men’s program has developed great basketball talent over the years, having 73 players drafted to the NBA, with 15 being in the first round. They have also produced 7 All-Americans, including 5 consensus first-team All-Americans. Get ready to don the orange and blue with pride and order your Illinois Basketball tickets today.

Fighting Illini Basketball Ticket Prices

Several factors can impact the cost of Fighting Illini Basketball tickets. The most prominent factor will be Illinois’s opponent for each match, with ticket prices being inherently tied to the level of demand of each game. For example, intra-Big Ten Conference games with teams like Indiana or Iowa will likely cost more than contests with non-conference foes. Furthermore, your seat location will also have a major influence on your ticket price.

How much are Fighting Illini Basketball tickets?

Single Illinois Basketball game tickets carry an average price of around $32, however, tickets may be found for as low as $13. Seats located on the 100 level of the arena are generally the most expensive, while 200 baseline tickets will offer more affordable options. Find your Fighting Illini Basketball tickets stress-free using TicketSmarter.  

Fighting Illini Basketball Schedule

In more recent years, the Fighting Illini have hosted as few as 13 and as many as 19 home games per season. The college basketball regular season will tip-off in early November, with their schedule usually consisting of non-conference opponents up until January. This part of the schedule will also usually include their annual “Braggin' Rights” match with the Missouri Tigers of the SEC. The remainder of their regular-season schedule will be a stretch of 18 Big Ten games, featuring impressive squads like Wisconsin and Michigan State.

When do Fighting Illini Basketball tickets go on sale?

Illinois will usually announce their men's basketball schedule in conjunction with the Big Ten announcement of the conference schedule in mid to later August. Single-game tickets will be on sale approximately a month or two before their first home contest. Furthermore, tickets for NCAA Tournament matches will typically be available shortly after the NCAA announces regional sites and the tournament field. Continue to check this page to be one of the first to grab Fighting Illini tickets.

Fighting Illini Basketball Seating Chart

The State Farm Center in Champaign, Illinois hosts home games for the Illinois Fighting Illini men's and women's basketball teams. This 15,544 capacity indoor-arena has become famous for being one of the most difficult venues for away teams to play in, specifically due to their unrivaled student cheering section. Otherwise known as the "Orange Krush," this student section occupies the floor around the court as well as seats in the lower 100 level.

The arena is designed with lower and upper bowls that surround the floor, divided between the 100 level, 200 level sideline, and 200 level baseline seats. It also features a premium seating area and suites. TicketSmarter’s interactive seating chart will help you find the perfect Fighting Illini Basketball tickets.

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