Jimmy V Classic Basketball Tickets
Get ready for a double-header of NCAA Division I college basketball with Jimmy V Classic tickets from TicketSmarter. The Jimmy V Classic is an annual event featuring two games of college basketball held in December at Madison Square Garden. The Jimmy V Classic is played in support of the V Foundation for Cancer Research and is named in honor of Jim Valvano, the founder of the V Foundation and a highly-successful basketball coach and broadcaster. ESPN Events is the organizer of the event and helps to raise awareness and funds for cancer research in the effort to achieve Victory Over Cancer. TicketSmarter is a dedicated supporter of cancer research and will donate $1 to the V Foundation from each college basketball transaction through our website or app.
The Jimmy V Classic annually features two high-profile matchups between some of the nation’s top basketball teams. Teams that have won the Jimmy V Classic games multiple times include the Duke Blue Devils, Indiana Hoosiers, Florida Gators, and Georgetown Hoyas. The inaugural event was held in 1995 at Meadowlands Arena with the Temple Owls victorious over the Kansas Jayhawks and the UMass Minutemen defeating the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. Secure your Jimmy V Classic tickets at TicketSmarter, the official ticket resale marketplace of ESPN Events!
Jimmy V Classic Ticket Prices
Jimmy V Classic ticket prices will vary each year due to numerous factors including the teams that are participating in the event, the proximity from each team’s campus to New York City, how well each team’s fans travel to away games, and the seating location inside MSG. Fans will find various pricing options using TicketSmarter’s virtual ticket office tools.
How much are Jimmy V Classic tickets?
The Jimmy V Classic has several pricing options throughout the arena. Tickets will usually start in the $70 to $80 range. Courtside seats will be the most expensive option with tickets going for well over $400. Fans looking for cheap Jimmy V Classic tickets should look in the upper-level sections to find the least expensive seats. Tickets for the Jimmy V Classic will get you into both games on the schedule. As the official ticket resale partner of ESPN Events, TicketSmarter will have exclusive and early access to premium seating options for the Jimmy V Classic.
During this current season, Jimmy V Classic tickets can be found at prices as low as $22.00, while the more expensive tickets can reach prices up to $552.00. The average ticket price per game this season is around $229.33. Next up for the Jimmy V Classic is the Jimmy V Women's Classic: Tennessee Lady Vols vs. Virginia Tech Hokies basketball game on December 4th, 2022 at TBD. 42 tickets are available on TicketSmarter’s event listing for the game, which will take place at Thompson Boling Arena, 1600 Phillip Fulmer Way, Knoxville, TN. Ticket price for the game will start at $23.00 and premium seats will cost up to $50.00.
Jimmy V Classic Date & Schedule
The Jimmy V Classic is known as one of the major early-season college basketball showcases. It is annually held in December and usually takes place on the first or second Tuesday of the month. The game has occasionally taken place on later dates over the years. The Jimmy V Classic schedule sees tip-off for game one set for 7 pm local time, while game two will start at 9 pm local time. The event is part of the annual V Week for Cancer Research, which features special content across several ESPN platforms all week long to help raise funds and awareness for cancer research.
The current Jimmy V Classic season has 3 basketball games remaining on the schedule. Fans of the team are looking forward to the Jimmy V Classic: Duke vs. Iowa & Texas vs. Illinois game on December 6th, 2022 at TBD. It’s scheduled to take place at Madison Square Garden, 4 Pennsylvania Plaza, New York, NY and there are 225 tickets on sale on TicketSmarter. Jimmy V Classic: Duke vs. Iowa & Texas vs. Illinois tickets are currently in the price range of $187.00 to $4750.00.
When do Jimmy V Classic tickets go on sale?
Jimmy V Classic tickets will go on sale in October. TicketSmarter will have early access to tickets, so fans should be sure to keep on eye on the event listings so they don’t miss out on great seats to the upcoming games.
Jimmy V Classic Seating Chart
The Jimmy V Classic was originally held at Meadowlands Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey until 2003 when it moved to Madison Square Garden at 4 Pennsylvania Plaza, New York, NY 10001. The current iteration of The Garden opened in 1968 and features 19,812 seats for college basketball games. The Jimmy V Classic seating chart utilizes the entire arena with the upper level, lower level, and floor seats available.
Sections 04 through 06 and 10 through 12 are some of the most sought after seats in the entire arena with those sections being closed place to the court and featuring risers to see over the rows in front of you. Fans wanting to be as close as possible to the action will be able to find courtside seats along the sidelines and baselines for a premium price. For a bird’s eye view, fans may want to check out seating options in the Chase Bridge and balcony sections.
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