Busch Braggin' Rights Game

The excitement is rising once again for the 26th annual Busch Braggin' Rights Illinois vs. Missouri Basketball Game at Scottrade Center on Tuesday, Dec. 19, at 8 p.m. This spirited match-up between longstanding rivals, the Fighting Illini and the Missouri Tigers, continues to be one of the hottest tickets of the year, as the game fills Scottrade Center with sold out crowds.

With the majority of tickets for this event sold through the University of Illinois and the University of Missouri, a limited number of seats are available for sale to the general public. Tickets will be available to the public through mail-in lottery only. No other public sale will take place.

The Busch Braggin' Rights ticket application will be available on the Scottrade Center website, beginning on Saturday, Nov. 4, at 10 a.m. All ticket applications must be mailed to the Scottrade Center Box Office and postmarked no later than Wednesday, Nov. 15. A random drawing will be held and winners will be notified no later than Wednesday, Nov. 29.

There is a limit of two tickets per person. All available seats are mezzanine level and are $45 each. A $2 per ticket facility fee will be added to all tickets. All other tickets to this game are sold through the University of Illinois and the University of Missouri.

Since the first men's match-up in 1980, the Illini have taken the series in 1980, 1983-90, 1995-96, 2000-05 for a total of seventeen wins. The Tigers prevailed in 1981, 1991-94 and 1997-99 for a total of eight wins.

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