Resale ticket prices for the first ACC men’s basketball tournament to be held in Brooklyn are trending higher than those for recent tournaments more geographically in line with the conference’s traditional base.
According to TicketIQ.com, which tracks a variety of secondary market sites, the average asking price across the tournament was $185 as of Monday, up from $121 in Washington, D.C., last year and a range of $135 to $179 the previous three years in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Asking prices for Friday’s semifinals at Barclays Center were averaging $354, with a low of $88, and for Saturday’s final were averaging $256, with a low of $54.
There were extreme bargains for games earlier in the week, including Wednesday’s sessions, for which tickets can be had for under $10.
Asking prices for the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden were averaging $205, according to Ticket IQ.com, roughly in line with recent seasons.
Tickets for Wednesday’s session, which includes St. John’s, start at only $4 on the resale market.