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    best/cheapest way to get big 12 tourny ticks

    planning on going down to kc for the big 12 tournament this march and was wondering if anyone had experience with buying tickets for it. what would be the best way to get cheap tickets. i can get 6 together for $367 (for all sessions) right now including the stupid service charge but am wondering if it would be better to wait it out.


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    Re: best/cheapest way to get big 12 tourny ticks

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    Re: best/cheapest way to get big 12 tourny ticks

    Are you saying $367 per ticket? The cheapest way to get tickets is to just buy them outside the door for each session from people selling them. The best way to go and have peace of mind is to buy them ahead of time through the school.


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    Re: best/cheapest way to get big 12 tourny ticks

    Quote Originally Posted by wonkadog View Post
    Are you saying $367 per ticket? The cheapest way to get tickets is to just buy them outside the door for each session from people selling them. The best way to go and have peace of mind is to buy them ahead of time through the school.
    I've never been myself, but I have heard this as well. Can anyone on the board give some insight on their experiences with this? How much would one expect to pay at the door? I wouldn't mind going down for a game or two myself this year if getting a ticket for a decent price wouldn't be too tough.



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    Re: best/cheapest way to get big 12 tourny ticks

    The sessions are probably up to about $50 per 2-game session (face value) by now so if you don't care about where you're sitting you should easily be able to find a ticket for $30 from someone outside the arena for any session the first 2 days. The highest-priced session is always the semi-final day which is also usually the best day of basketball by far. I've been to probably 5 or 6 tournaments in the past.


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    Re: best/cheapest way to get big 12 tourny ticks

    Theres always this method: (for those that dont remember this)
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    Re: best/cheapest way to get big 12 tourny ticks

    Get a job as some press-related company and get a press pass??



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    Re: best/cheapest way to get big 12 tourny ticks

    Make up an ID Badge
    Go to a back entrance
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    go in right behind them and walk like you know where you're going
    ????
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    Re: best/cheapest way to get big 12 tourny ticks

    First day's tickets are easy to get around the arena because all the Kansas fans sell their tickets. The second day gets harder and if you know you are going to stay for both sessions no matter what ISU is doing buy them on stub hub or something so you know you get them. The best way to get second day tickets is in the concourse after games on the first day while you are still in the building.

    I have not been in a few years, but many times in the past I have got tickets by asking fans from the team losing the game if they want to sell tickets while they are still sitting in thier seats!

    In KC the session on the second day that has Iowa State playing is usually the hardest to get!!



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