Southern Illinois Salukis Basketball Tickets
Throw on your maroon and white attire and head on over to the arena once you purchase Southern Illinois Basketball tickets to see the next live-action game. The NCAA Division I school is a member of the Missouri Valley Conference. Though, they played at the DII level successfully many years beforehand. They claimed their first Conference Regular Season Championship in 1946 while they were competing as an NAIA school. The subsequent two years proved to be just as strong, as they claimed the Conference Regular Season Championship title in both instances as well.
The Salukis finally managed to enter their first NCAA Division II Tournament in 1959. Just two years later, they managed to progress to the Sweet Sixteen. The ‘60s were a particularly great time period for the Salukis basketball team, as they managed to advance to the Final Four several times. The university didn’t enter their first NCAA Division I Tournament until 1977 when they progressed to the Sweet Sixteen. Whether you are an avid sports fan or are looking for a fun activity to do on campus, Southern Illinois Basketball tickets are the perfect treat.
Other postseason tourneys that the team has participated in include the NIT. One of their stronger years playing in the NIT was 1990 when they advanced to the quarterfinals. Southern Illinois has spawned several notable players over the years. Their most prestigious player was perhaps Walt Frazier, who was eventually named one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History. Southern Illinois holds onto an intense rivalry with in-state schools Bradley, Illinois State, and Loyola. The four schools typically hold an inaugural competition known as the Battle for Illinois, in which most of their varsity teams partake in.
Southern Illinois Basketball Ticket Prices
Several variables will affect Southern Illinois Salukis 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 Southern Illinois Basketball tickets?
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 Southern Illinois Salukis vs. Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans will be next up on the Southern Illinois Basketball schedule. The game will take place on November 7th, 2022 at TBD at Banterra Center, 1490 Douglas Drive, Carbondale, IL. There are not any Southern Illinois Basketball tickets available right now, but check back for the latest ticket availability.
Southern 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 Southern Illinois Basketball schedule for the current season has 22 games remaining on the calendar. The final matchup on the Southern Illinois Salukis Basketball schedule will take place inside Banterra Center at 1490 Douglas Drive, Carbondale, IL. The final game will feature Southern Illinois Salukis vs. Northern Iowa Panthers and tip off is scheduled for February 22nd, 2023 at TBD.
When do Southern 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 Southern Illinois Salukis Basketball tickets as soon as they are available.
Southern Illinois Salukis 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 Southern Illinois Salukis Basketball tickets available for both home and road contests.
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