Virginia Hosts Villanova For Most Expensive December Date On Secondary Market

The 5-1 Virginia Cavaliers begin their December slate of games on Tuesday night in the ACC-Big 10 Challenge against the Ohio State Buckeyes.

The two programs sound better to the ear compared to how they matchup on paper, as the Buckeyes are going through one of their down years in relation to recent seasons. Aside from Ohio State, the Cavaliers have a power-packed December schedule that includes participating in the Jimmy V Classic and multiple ranked opponents.

With secondary market information provided by, below are the most expensive Virginia basketball tickets in the month of December.

12/19/2015 | Virginia Cavaliers vs. Villanova Wildcats | John Paul Jones Arena | Average Price: $216.72 | Get-in Price: $56

12/22/2015 | Virginia Cavaliers vs. California Golden Bears | John Paul Jones Arena | Average Price: $122.28 | Get-in Price: $19

12/8/2015 | Jimmy V Classic | Virginia vs. West Virginia | Madison Square Garden | Average Price: $119.99 | Get-in Price: $24

12/30/2015 | Virginia Cavaliers vs. Oakland Grizzlies | John Paul Jones Arena | Average Price: $108.81 | Get-in Price: $4

Virginia will have their best chance at earning a quality win when they face the top-10 Villanova Wildcats at John Paul Jones Arena on December 19th. The Wildcats are 6-0 and are ranked No. 8 in the AP Top 25 poll heading into Week 4 of the college basketball season. It’s the most expensive Virginia game in the month with an average ticket price of over $200 and a get-in price of more than $50.

A Pac-12 team will come to their home floor soon after, as the Cavaliers host the California Golden Bears three days later with an average ticket price of $122.28 and a get-in price of $19.

The best value will be at the Jimmy V Classic on December 8th, as the average price of $119.99 and get-in price of $24 is for doubleheader admission. The second game of the night is the No. 2 ranked Maryland Terrapins against the UConn Huskies. Fans traveling to this annual event can book New York hotels on to spend some extra time before or after the game in the big city. Virginia will tip off in the first game of the doubleheader against the West Virginia Mountaineers, who are currently ranked No. 20.