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About the Stanford Basketball

Stanford Basketball Tickets

Everybody knows that Stanford is about academics first and foremost. But the Cardinal knows how to hold its own on the basketball court too. In fairness, they are far from a national powerhouse, which means cheap Stanford basketball tickets are occasionally available. But for a school that prides itself in academics, the Cardinal has had plenty of proud moments on the hardwood. They’re a great program to support, making last-minute Stanford basketball tickets appealing for any sports fan in Northern California.

The Forgotten Championship

Most fans don’t know that Stanford won a national championship in 1942 when the Cardinal put together a spectacular 28-4 season while winning its fifth Pacific Coast Conference title in seven years. Of course, the pride of that championship was forced to last a long time. It wasn’t until 1989 that Stanford returned to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since the 1942 title. 

The Modern Cardinal

Following the 1942 national championship, Stanford struggled for decades on end. However, head coach Mike Montgomery was finally able to start building a winning program. He got Stanford back to the Big Dance in 1989 and then delivered an NIT championship in 1991. Following eight up and down seasons, Montgomery took the Cardinal to the NCAA Tournament in 10 consecutive seasons starting in 1995. That stretch included four Pac-10 regular-season titles and a run to the Final Four in 1998, the program’s first Final Four appearance since 1942. Unfortunately, Montgomery’s final season ended with a second-round tournament lost despite the Cardinal finishing the season 30-2. However, he proved that a fine academic school like Stanford could still be built into a basketball powerhouse.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where Does Stanford Basketball Play?

Since 1969, Maples Pavilion has been the home of Stanford basketball. It’s located in the heart of the Stanford campus, adjacent to the university’s other athletic complexes. In 2004, the Maples Pavilion received a much-needed renovation that replaced a problematic floor. While the arena only holds a little over 7,300 fans, the Cardinal enjoys a passionate student section that refers to itself as the “6th man.”

When do Stanford tickets go on sale?

Cheap Stanford tickets to games played at Maples Pavilion are available months in advance, as are Stanford tickets for away games. In other words, there’s no rush to check Stanford’s schedule. Just grab tickets whenever you’ve got the itch.

Is it better to buy Stanford tickets in advance?

With Stanford tickets being available so far ahead of time, it’s easy to buy tickets whenever you want to – but there’s little need to plan ahead. You can often get cheap last-minute tickets to Stanford games by waiting to make your purchase until the very last minute. As game day gets closer and sellers drop their prices, fans reap the benefits.

What’s the best way to buy cheap Stanford tickets?

The best way to buy cheap Stanford tickets is always going to be from a secure online platform that connects fans and resellers. These ticket marketplaces often have some of the cheapest ticket prices and are the easiest way to shop for Stanford tickets. Can you buy Stanford tickets at the stadium? Sure – but you’ll likely be paying a higher price than you need to!  

Why should I choose Gametime over other ticket marketplaces?

Ticket marketplaces are the best place to find sports tickets. And when it comes to cheap Stanford tickets, Gametime is a no-brainer. Seats bought through us are affordable because we charge some of the lowest service fees anywhere. On top of that, we show you the view from the seats you’re shopping for thanks to our panoramic seat view photos. You’ll never have to buy seats blind with Gametime – you’ll know what your view at Maples Pavilion will be before you buy those cheap Stanford tickets. So the next time you’re in the market for cheap Stanford tickets, turn to Gametime.

How much are Stanford Basketball tickets?

Stanford ticket prices will differ depending on a number of factors. Generally speaking, the average ticket price for Stanford tickets is around $33 a ticket. But you can be looking at a few hundred dollars more, depending on the opponent, stage of play, and demand. 

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