AUSTIN, Texas--(TicketCity highlights these top teams and many more that are not to be missed, and counts down the most popular games of the season based on ticket sales, prices, customer inquiries, and searches on TicketCity.com.)--Week nine of the college football season brought an action-packed slate of games that brings new matchups to TicketCity’s hottest college games for week 10. In a matchup of top ten powers, the #5 ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish defeated the #8 ranked Oklahoma Sooners in Norman. In Athens, the #10 Georgia Bulldogs pulled off an impressive upset over the #2 Florida Gators, while #1 Alabama took care of #11 Mississippi State to retain their unanimous spot atop the College Football rankings. The #3 Kansas State Wildcats continued their offensive dominance with a 55-24 victory over #14 Texas Tech.
In the most anticipated showdown of this weekend, the #1 Alabama Crimson Tide head to Death Valley to do battle with the #5 LSU Tigers. In a rematch of last year’s National Championship game, the Tigers look to exact revenge on their conference foe to the East. The top seeded Tide coast into the contest having dominated their first eight games of the year behind stellar defensive play and consistency from Junior Quarterback A.J. McCarron. LSU comes into the game with a 7-1 record. With major SEC West implications on the line, all odds are we will see the winner of this one in Atlanta come December 1. You will not want to miss this highly contested affair. The average ticket price on the secondary market is $473, however TicketCity currently offers tickets starting at $221.
Out West, the #18 USC Trojans will play host to the #2 Oregon Ducks. The Ducks, paced by the always electrifying De’Anthony Thomas and Heisman hopeful Kenjon Barner, lead the nation in scoring. The Oregon Defense will have their hands full with Barkley’s dynamic duo at Wide Receiver in Robert Woods and Marquise Lee. Look for a fast paced game filled with scoring as both teams jockey for Pac-12 title position. The average ticket price on the secondary market is $169; however, TicketCity currently offers tickets starting at $51.
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-Data is as of October 30, 2012. Average Price is generated from secondary market tickets listed on TicketCity.com (approximately 800 brokers). All prices are per ticket. Prices are subject to change.
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