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Villanova Wildcats Basketball Tickets

Nov 24

Sun

01:00pm

Prudential Center

Newark, NJ

Empire Classic: Villanova Wildcats vs Maryland Terrapins Basketball

From $46.29

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Villanova Wildcats Basketball

College: Villanova University

Conference: Big East

Stadium: Finneran Pavilion (capacity 6,501), Wells Fargo Center (capacity 21,600)

Head Coach: Kyle Neptune (2022-present)

2023-24 Regular Season Record: 18-16

2024 Postseason Record: Did not qualify

Legendary Alumni: Paul Arizin, Mikal Bridges, Kyle Lowry

National Championships: 3 (1985, 2016, 2018)

Villanova Wildcats Basketball

Despite representing a quiet, fairly small Catholic university in the suburbs of Philadelphia, the Villanova Wildcats men’s basketball team is a stirring success story, punching well above their weight on the national stage for decades. Among the 40 March Madness postseason tournaments that the Wildcats have qualified for, they have progressed to the Sweet 16 on 19 occasions and Elite 8 on 15, from which they have made it six times to the NCAA Final Four and four times to the NCAA Championship Final. The Wildcats’ three most recent appearances (1985, 2016, and 2018) were all triumphs, making the team 3-time NCAA champions. The 2016 final was particularly dramatic (it is often described as one of the greatest NCAA finals of all time), a 77-74 win over the North Carolina Tar Heels featuring a buzzer-beating three-pointer from Kris Jenkins. After an incredible run of 10 straight seasons competing in March Madness, the Wildcats have struggled in the past two years, posting mediocre records and missing out on the big tournament. Their fans will expect nothing less in 2024-25. Get your 2024-25 Villanova Wildcats men’s basketball tickets from TicketX today!

How Can I Get Cheap Tickets to Villanova Wildcats Basketball Games?

Because the Villanova Wildcats men’s basketball team is famous nationwide for their many successes (including 3 NCAA championships), demand for tickets to their home games is always high from students, local fans, and general basketball enthusiasts. Because their campus arena, Finneran Pavilion, has a capacity of just over 6,500, most of the team’s home games are held at Wells Fargo Center (home of the NHL’s Philadelphia Flyers and NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers). Despite its much higher capacity, Villanova Wildcats tickets (particularly the best tickets) still tend to sell out very quickly.

To get your hands on the cheapest tickets to Villanova Wildcats basketball games, search the TicketX listings on this page and use our handy TicketX seating chart to compare prices and locations. You can buy tickets with the lowest commission fees from TicketX with just one click! We guarantee a fixed fee of 20%, unlike other resale sites such as StubHub, SeatGeek, and TicketMaster, all of which have service fees that fluctuate based on venue, ticket type, or ticket price.

How Much Are Villanova Wildcats Basketball Tickets?

Tickets to all Villanova Wildcats basketball games are available from TicketX, starting from $46.29 at Prudential Center on Nov 24.

Villanova Wildcats basketball ticket prices really vary depending on which teams (and players) are playing in the game, as well as the location, stakes, and date (and time left in the season). Below, we offer a price comparison of the cheapest tickets (as of July 12, 2024) to Villanova Wildcats vs. Maryland Terrapins (Empire Classic) on November 24 at Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey, to help you find the Villanova Wildcats basketball tickets from TicketX that you need!

Ticket Resale Site

Ticket Price

Fees

Final

StubHub

$29

$14

$43

SeatGeek

$32

$17

$49

TicketX

$46.29

$9.26

$55.55

Villanova Wildcats Basketball Transfer Portal (2024)

The Villanova Wildcats Basketball transfer portal has been unusually active throughout the summer of 2024, with several Wildcats players entering the transfer portal to explore moves to other schools for the 2024-25 season (source: The Villanovan). Some of these players, like Trey Patterson and Lance Ware, saw limited playing time at Villanova and will be looking for success elsewhere, while TJ Bamba and Brendan Hausen will be big losses to the Wildcats as they look to move to more successful teams. Luckily for the Wildcats, star Eric Dixon will be back after withdrawing from the 2024 NBA Draft, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer.

What is the NCAA transfer portal?

The NCAA transfer portal is a multi-sport system developed by the NCAA in order to allow NCAA athletes in various sports to change schools (i.e. transfer) if things don’t work out for them at a certain school. Players generally transfer schools because of a lack of playing time or due to an offer from a school that is currently doing better in their sport (which could thus increase the player’s visibility in the NBA Draft). Fans of college sports love to debate and speculate about the transfer portal, much in the way that pro sports fans speculate about trades, free agency, and draft picks.

Getting a Villanova Wildcats Basketball Jersey

Planning on getting tickets to a Villanova Wildcats basketball game? Why not go in style? Showing up in the iconic navy blue and white Villanova Wildcats basketball jersey is the way to endear yourself to the team’s loyal fanbase and really get into the game. If you want to purchase a Villanova Wildcats basketball jersey, they generally range from $75-120 from the team’s online store, depending on customization options (and whether you want a replica or authentic jersey). Villanova Wildcats basketball jerseys are also sold on-site at games and can be great gifts or keepsakes.

Villanova Wildcats Basketball Rivalries

The Villanova Wildcats are part of a group of special Philadelphia rivalries known as the Big Five, which involves the five biggest college basketball teams in the City of Brotherly Love, including the Saint Joseph’s Hawks, La Salle Explorers, Temple Owls, and Penn Quakers. As it involves the two Catholic schools, Saint Joseph’s and Villanova’s rivalry is known as the Holy War. The Wildcats also have some serious conference rivals, such as the Georgetown Hoyas, St. John’s Red Storm, and Syracuse Orange.

Are Villanova Wildcats Basketball Games Exciting?

Villanova Wildcats games are known for drawing large crowds of devoted fans who pack the stands clad in blue and white, singing “V for Villanova” and “March of the Wildcats” at the top of their lungs. The student sections and accompanying band are, of course, the rowdiest and are, hilariously, known for taunting the opposition by singing children’s nursery rhymes during free throws! And, of course, everyone loves Will D. Cat, the team’s very active mascot.

Villanova Wildcats Women’s Basketball

The Villanova Wildcats women’s basketball team has yet not achieved the level of success seen by the men’s program but has remained a fairly competitive team within the Big East Conference over the years, making occasional forays into the NCAA March Madness tournament. Their best national finish was a trip to the Elite 8 in 2002-03 under long-time coach Harry Perretta, who ran the program from 1982-2020. Under new head coach Denise Dillon, the 2023-24 Villanova Wildcats women’s basketball team finished 22-13 and made an impressive run to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament. The women’s team is known for drawing big crowds to home games. Women’s college basketball and professional basketball have also experienced huge upswings in interest due to the recent rise of superstar WNBA rookie Caitlin Clark.


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