Missouri students jumped on the chance to buy tickets for the Tigers’ upcoming basketball exhibition game against Kansas in a big way.
The Columbia Missourian’s Kacen Bayless reported Tuesday that the entire student allotment for the game on Sunday afternoon at Kansas City’s Sprint Center was sold in one minute. Yes, one minute.
Students had the opportunity to buy tickets to the Missouri vs. Kansas exhibition game starting at 2 p.m.
By 2:01 p.m. they were all gone.
— Kacen Bayless (@KAC3N) October 17, 2017
The Columbia Missourian’s Peter Baugh relayed what the screen looks like when an attempt to buy tickets is made. Wild, right?
This screen appears when you try to buy tickets. pic.twitter.com/TJXYvgZfnS
— Peter Baugh (@Peter_Baugh) October 17, 2017
Can you blame Missouri students for being pumped about this? Last week, Kansas coach Bill Self confirmed earlier reports that Missouri and Kansas will play in an exhibition game for hurricane relief.
Kansas and Missouri were long-time rivals before the Tigers moved to the SEC from the Big 12. The programs haven’t played in basketball since February 2012. The game will not be televised or streamed. However, the school’s radio network will relay the action.
The Tigers are expected to be one of the country’s strongest teams this season. The basketball action should be welcomed among Mizzou fans, especially with the Tigers’ forgettable 1-5 football campaign.