ASU Womens Basketball Classic Tickets
Location: Desert Financial Arena, Tempe, Ariz.
Notable Matchups: UCLA, USC, Tulsa, Mississippi, ASU, OSU
Notable Players: Ja'Tavia Tapley, Reili Richardson, Courtney Ekmark
Notable Coaches: Charli Turner Thorne, Tara VanDerveer, Kelly Graves
Other Names: ASU Women's Basketball Holiday Classic
ASU Women's Basketball Classic TicketsThe ASU Women's Basketball Classic occurs annually in December or January. The tournament typically lasts one weekend and is an opportunity for snowbirds, alumni and holiday visitors to experience intense competition and fierce rivalries. In 2020, the Sun Devils broke records when the squad beat two Top-5 teams during the tournament. The brackets reeled, and the Sun Devils went from an unranked team to a team on a mission. It's not just the Sun Devils. The ASU Women's Basketball Classic is an opportunity for PAC-12 women's teams to take on rivals and to disrupt national rankings. Through the years, the tournament has hosted many powerful teams. Some big names that played on the Desert Financial Arena's hardwood include the Oregon State Beavers, the University of Oregon Ducks, UCLA, USC, Louisiana Tech, Buffalo, UNLV and Tulsa. Get your ASU Women's Basketball Classic tickets at StubHub.
How many teams play in the ASU Women's Basketball Classic Championship?The Sun Devils typically host three teams. The event is structured in a way that requires each team to prepare to face any opponent in the tournament. As a result, teams prep by viewing opponents’ films and by strategizing for a variety of scenarios.
Does the ASU Women's Basketball Classic only host PAC-12 teams?The 2020 ASU Women's Basketball Classic Championship included PAC-12 teams, but other years the tournament has invited teams like Buffalo, VCU, Louisiana Tech, UC Riverside and the University of Florida Gators. Early on in the tournaments' history, the Sun Devils faced Boston University, Rutgers and other East Coast schools. In recent years, rivalries with the Oregon State Beavers and the University of Oregon Ducks have taken on greater significance. As PAC-12 teams gain notoriety, it is anticipated that more PAC-12 teams will play in future tournaments.
What are some teams that have won the ASU Women's Classic Championship?Between the 2001-2002 and 2019-2020 seasons, the Sun Devils won the ASU Women's Classic Championship 16 times. The only years the Sun Devils did not come out on top were 2007, 2012 and 2015.
How big is Desert Financial Arena?Desert Financial Arena is the home of ASU basketball. It has a capacity of 14,198 and is located on Arizona State University's main campus in Tempe. Thanks to Tempe's warm weather, fans can tailgate and enjoy easy transportation to and from the game. Both the men’s and women's teams play their games at the arena. It is also used for commencement and other major events. The arena boasts four 12-foot visual display screens. The six-story structure holds an athletic training center, offices and locker rooms.
Can fans participate in events at the ASU Women's Basketball Classic?College games are known for fan interaction, and the ASU Women's Basketball Classic is no exception. Fans enjoy the live experience of fast-paced basketball and also get to participate in themed events like the 2017 tournament's Star Wars theme, where fans dressed in their favorite costumes and won themed prizes. There are also events between quarters like a teddy bear drive and free throw competitions. The ASU Women's Basketball Classic is a family-friendly event that caters to every Sun Devil fan or rival.
Where can I get tickets to the ASU Women's Basketball Classic?When you want to buy tickets to the tournament, look no further than StubHub, the world's largest online ticket marketplace. You can buy your tickets online or through the mobile app. Each purchase is protected by the FanProtect guarantee.
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