Want to see the first-ever duel between Duke and the NCAA Final Four tournament? Be prepared to pay big bucks for tickets.
There was a lot of excitement this week about the first-ever matchup between Duke and the NCAA Final Four tournament in New Orleans. The stakes are extremely high for both programs, with the Tar Heels looking to help Hubert Davis become the first coach to win a national championship in his first full season, while the Blue Devils seek to match Mike Krzyzewski’s last season for at least one more keep alive game.
While the two bitter rivals have a lot of history against each other, the fact that this is the first tournament meeting between them increases interest in the game even more. TBS will no doubt get record ratings for the competition, while fans wanting to grab a seat in the arena will have to pay for land tickets.
How much do Duke-UNC Final Four tickets cost?
In short, a lot. Ticket prices in the secondary market have skyrocketed since the matchup concluded, with the average price on StubHub for tickets hovering just under $1,000. If you want to get courtside seats for the game, they cost over $32,000 on StubHub, an insane amount to watch two hours of college basketball.
TickPick, another secondary market ticketing site, notes that the average price for Final Four tickets in New Orleans was $286 at the start of March Madness. When UNC defeated Saint Peter’s to secure the matchup against Duke on Sunday night, those prices rose to $844 per seat.
It’s not surprising that people are willing to pay through the nose to get into the Superdome for one of college basketball’s rare firsts. No one will forget the outcome of this game and many people will claim they were in New Orleans for it, but the privilege of actually seeing Duke-UNC with your own eyes won’t come cheap.
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