Champions Classic Tickets

The Champions Classic sets off the men’s basketball season in the NCAA Division I. It features the top four basketball programs in the country and organizes them in back to back games against each other. The top four teams that play in the Champions Classic are Duke, Kansas, Kentucky and Michigan State. These programs have the winningest records in NCAA history. The first edition of the Champions Classic was played in 2011 in New York at the world’s most famous arena, the Madison Square Garden. Since then the event has been an annual occurrence with games being played on neutral venues. Get Champions Classic tickets and watch the most successful teams go head to head on the basketball court.

Champions Classic Tickets

The Champions Classic-is where the best of the best show their might on the basketball court. The four teams in the double header event will be the Duke Blue Devils, Michigan State Spartans, Kansas Jayhawks and the Kentucky Wildcats. Each team has phenomenal achievements and are ranked among the top basketball programs. To put into perspective, Kentucky is the leading all-time winningest men’s college basketball programs, with over two thousand wins. They are followed by Kansas on second spot and Duke on fourth place. The Spartans and the Jayhawks have won five National Championships between them, Michigan State with two and Kansas with five. Duke’s Blue Devils have won four National crowns and Kentucky leads the pack with eight National Titles. Get Champions Classic tickets and watch these teams put up another spectacular display of basketball.

The Champions Classic follows a pattern that ensures each team plays against the other three teams. The matchups that began in 2011, finished in 2013 as one particular teams plays against the other team, once every year. The teams involved in the Champions Classic agreed to renew this rotation in 2014. Last year the venue selected for the Champions Classic was the United Center in Chicago, where Michigan State faced off with Kentucky and Kansas was paired with Duke. Michigan State and Kansas came out as victors with narrow wins.

It’s an honor to be included in the Champions Classic. As Head Coach of Michigan State, Tom Izzo puts it; the competing teams are some of the premier programs in college basketball, not only currently, but throughout the history of the sport. The three year event gives the fans the opportunity to watch their team play against top level competition in three major cities. It’s a reward for the passionate fans who support their team through thick and thin; it’s like having a preseason Final Four.

This year’s Champion Classic will see Michigan State take on the blue army, Duke, while Kansas will play against Kentucky. When these heavy weights headline the games a huge turnout can definitely be expected. In the inaugural Champions Classic, the games drew in close to twenty thousand spectators. In the next two editions the crowd was in excess of twenty two thousand. The teams belong to different conferences which make their encounters all the more exciting to watch. Michigan State belong to the Big Ten, Duke to the ACC, Kansas plays in the Big Twelve and Kentucky are members of the SEC.

This year the teams will play at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse, an indoor arena located in Indianapolis, Indiana. The multi-purpose arena which can host ice hockey games as well, is officially known as the home of the Indiana Pacers from the NBA and the Indiana Fever belonging to the WNBA.

The Michigan State Spartans and the Kentucky Wildcats are particularly known for competing in the ‘Basketbowl’. It saw the most spectators in college basketball history to ever attend a basketball game. Played at the Ford Field the number of people who attended the game crossed seventy eight thousand. Although these two teams won’t be playing against each other, their large number of supporters will surely be there. The four teams have collectively amassed a record of twenty two NCAA Final Four appearances over the past twenty years.

Duke has featured seven times, Michigan State six times, followed by Kansas and Kentucky with five and four appearances respectively. Their achievements can further be highlighted by the fact that all four of the teams are ranked among the top sixteen according to the ESPN/USA Today poll. While Duke sits at the top on the number one spot, Kansas is ranked fourth, Michigan State is at eighth place and Kentucky is sixteenth. Get Champions Classic tickets and don’t miss the chance to watch these basketball giants face-off.

Champions Classic Cities

Champions Classic Schedule

College Basketball season is here and is packed with epic matchups. You can catch all the action live as it happens. Next event featuring Champions Classic: Kansas Jayhawks vs. Michigan State Spartans will be held at the Madison Square Garden in New York. . For complete itinerary of events, please visit our website.

Event Venue City Date
Champions Classic: Kansas Jayhawks vs. Michigan State Spartans Madison Square Garden New York, NY Tue Nov 09 202103:30 AM

Champions Classic Ticket Prices

Currently the average price for Champions Classic tickets is $628. The date and location for this event is 9-Nov-21 at Madison Square Garden, New York. The minimum get-in price for Champions Classic tickets is $356.

Name City Date Average Ticket Price Get In Price
(Minimum Price)
Champions Classic: Kansas Jayhawks vs. Michigan State Spartans New York 9-Nov-21 $628 $356

* Ticket Prices vary on hourly basis.

Champions Classic Discount Code:

Use Event18 as the discount code and get up to 70% discount on Champions Classic tickets. This is a last minute opportunity to get the discounted tickets for Champions Classic.

Upcoming EventDiscount CodePercentageDate
Champions Classic: Kansas Jayhawks vs. Michigan State Spartans, Madison Square Garden, New York, NY Event18 4% Tue Nov 09 2021 03:30 AM

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