The Ohio State Buckeyes are moving up in the ranking. Starting the season ranked No. 11, they’re now ranked No. 3 by the Associated Press after an 11-0 start. The Buckeyes have blown through November and December against non-conference opponents, but with the start of the new year comes the start of Big Ten play. Home Ohio State basketball tickets have an average price of $77. The Buckeyes will have three home games against Big Ten opponents in January.
The first game is Saturday, January 4 against Nebraska. The Cornhuskers aren’t known for basketball and tickets for this game show that with a below season average price of $61.10 with the get-in price of just $23. On January 12, the next home game against the Iowa Hawkeyes, brings in a top-25 opponent and brings tickets to an above average price of $87.17 and a get-in price of $32. The next two home games both come in with average ticket prices below the season average. The Buckeyes play the Illinois Fighting Illini on January 23, with an average price of $74.17, and host the Penn State Nittany Lions on January 29, with an average price of of just $55.73.
The biggest game for Ohio State in January comes on the road against the Michigan State Spartans on January 7. Michigan State is currently ranked No. 5 in the AP Poll, which easily makes them Ohio State’s toughest opponent for the month. Michigan State basketball tickets are well above the Spartans’ season average for this game with an average price of $100.69 per ticket against the Buckeyes.
Of Ohio State’s seven games during the month, four of them are at home. With most of them coming at a below average price, it could be a good chance to grab tickets to see one of the top college basketball teams in the country.