Basketball tickets go on sale today

Written By Sun-Times Wire Posted: 09/17/2012, 05:44pm

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Season tickets for the 2012-13 Northwestern men’s and women’s basketball seasons go on sale at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18. Tickets can be purchased by clicking on the Tickets link at or by calling 888-GO-PURPLE.
The NU men’s team will play 20 games at Welsh-Ryan Arena this season, including nonconference matchups against the likes of Maryland, Butler, Stanford and UIC. 
Upper and lower level purple seats are sold out. Regular reserved seats are available for $260, a minimum of 48 percent savings off single-game prices.
Northwestern University faculty and staff can purchase season tickets for $222, which is 55 percent off single-game pricing. NU young alumni and graduate student tickets are just $137, a saving of 72 percent.
Season ticket holders also have the opportunity to purchase additional single-game tickets for all home games before they go on sale to the general public. Orders for additional single-game tickets can only be placed over the phone.
In addition, season ticket holders have the opportunity to purchase advance tickets for the 2013 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament that is being held March 14-17 at the United Center in Chicago. It is the first time since 2005 that the tournament is being played at the United Center.
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