Purdue Boilermakers Basketball Tickets
It’s a slam dunk when you order Purdue basketball tickets through TicketSmarter. Purdue University is located in West Lafayette, Indiana. The Boilermakers athletics department fields 18 varsity sports teams including the men’s basketball team. They first started playing basketball in 1896 and have a current record of 1830-1027. They play at the Mackey Arena and were named the 1932 Pre-tournament Premo-Porretta Champions, but have never won an NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament.
The Boilermakers were the runners-up in the 1969 NCAA Tournament but were defeated by the UCLA Bruins men’s basketball team. The team has made two NCAA Final Four appearances. To date, they have been in 31 NCAA Tournaments. For the 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, they were defeated by the University of Virginia in overtime 75-80, after making it to the Elite Eight. Secure your Purdue basketball tickets and catch a live NCAA basketball game at the Mackey Arena, which is located at 900 John R. Wooden Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47907.
The team gets its name from people who worked on train locomotives and were called boilermakers. With the university so close to the Monon railyard, there was a point in history when opposing teams assumed that the team was hiring train workers to play Purdue football. The official mascot for Purdue is the Boilermaker Special, which is a Victorian-era railroad locomotive. The vehicle is built on a golf cart chassis and operated by the Purdue Reamer Club. The current iteration of the mascot is The Boilermaker X-tra Special VIII, which first appeared at the Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Purdue Boilermakers football game in 2017. When a local artist drew a cartoon version of the mascot, a university official called it Pete and with that, the university’s secondary mascot was coined Purdue Pete.
Purdue Boilermakers Basketball Ticket Prices
Purdue Boilermakers basketball ticket prices depend on the popularity of the opposing team and the progression of the season. For example, cheaper tickets can be purchased for games prior to conference play, which starts in January. The cheapest Purdue basketball tickets can be found in the upper level or the value areas at the back of sections 109 and 111.
How much are Purdue Boilermakers Basketball tickets?
Purdue Boilermakers Basketball tickets start at $9 per seat. They can range up to $75. The average basketball ticket's price is $37. For premium seating options like courtside seats, expect to pay anywhere from $5,000 to $10,000 for season passes.
Purdue Boilermakers Basketball tickets for the current basketball season can be found at prices between $5.00 and $5618.00, while the average price per game this season is around $120.23. Next up for the team is the Purdue Boilermakers vs. University Of Indianapolis Greyhounds game at Mackey Arena, 900 North University Street, West Lafayette, IN. The basketball game is scheduled for November 4th, 2021 at 7:00pm and TicketSmarter has 285 tickets available for the event. Fans looking for cheap Purdue Boilermakers vs. University Of Indianapolis Greyhounds tickets can find them starting at $5.00, while the more expensive seats in the arena for the game can go for prices as high as $33.00.
Purdue Boilermakers Basketball Schedule
The Boilermakers men’s basketball team competes in the Big Ten Conference. Their schedule typically starts in late October and goes into March. If the men’s basketball team qualifies for the NCAA Tournament, play starts in March and goes through early April. Opponents include the University of Iowa, the University of Michigan and the University of Nebraska.
The current Purdue Boilermakers Basketball season has 30 basketball games remaining on the schedule. Fans of the team are looking forward to the Purdue Boilermakers vs. Indiana Hoosiers game on March 5th, 2022 at TBD. It’s scheduled to take place at Mackey Arena, 900 North University Street, West Lafayette, IN and there are 136 tickets on sale on TicketSmarter. Purdue Boilermakers vs. Indiana Hoosiers tickets are currently in the price range of $184.00 to $780.00.
When do Purdue Boilermakers Basketball tickets go on sale?
If you are a Purdue season ticket holder, you renew your seats starting in mid-June and must be completed by the start of August. Single-game tickets are released after that, usually starting in September.
Purdue Boilermakers Basketball Seating Chart
The Purdue men’s basketball team calls the Mackey Arena their home court. The floor was renamed the Keady Court after longtime head coach Gene Keady. The circular seating chart is similar to other indoor college basketball arenas built in the same period. The Paint Crew, otherwise known as the student section, encompasses sections 4, 5, 13, 104–107 and 114–116. The premium areas at the Mackey Complex are sections 8–11, with four rows of courtside seats. All premium seats have access to the all-inclusive Spurgeon Club. For more information, check out the seating chart from TicketSmarter.
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Purdue Boilermakers Basketball Upcoming Events
11/04/2021 - 03/05/2022
West Lafayette, IN
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