Known as the Sunflower Showdown, the Kansas-Kansas State basketball rivalry is one of the highest energy college basketball games of the season, and Kansas State Wildcats vs Kansas Jayhawks tickets are typically some of the most in demand tickets in the Big 12. The Wildcats vs Jayhawks rivalry is one of the oldest in college basketball, with the two college basketball powers first tipping off in 1907. Kansas and Kansas State have played annually since 1912, and the two schools have played over 280 times.
The State of Kansas is wild about their college basketball teams, and the entire state is tuned in every time the Wildcats-Jayhawks series is set to take place. While Kansas dominated the early years of the rivalry, Kansas State has seen a rebirth of their program in the Big 12, and have turned the last decade into one of the best in the history of the Sunflower Showdown. Kansas-Kansas State basketball games are known for having some of the top tier talent in the country, with both the Jayhawks and the Wildcats recruiting many of the nation’s top players.
Kansas typically has one of the highest attendance numbers for college basketball every season, and Allen Fieldhouse may never be louder than when the Wildcats come to town. Similiarly, Bramlage Coliseum is always packed to the brim when the Jayhawks are visiting. Kansas-Kansas State tickets grant access to some of the most exciting basketball of the season. TicketCity has a large inventory of Jayhawks-Wildcats tickets, including some of the best seats at Allen Fieldhouse, and Bramlage Coliseum.
Monday, February 23, 2015 at Bramlage Coliseum (Manhattan, KS) Wildcats 70, Jayhawks 63The 2nd meeting between the Jayhawks and Wildcats in 2015, turned out to be one of the best games in the history of the series. Kansas came into the game ranked number 8 in the nation, and were on track to win yet another Big 12 title. The Wildcats had been struggling for much of 2015, coming in with a losing record in both Big 12 play and overall. But the fight of the Wildcats would not be denied, Nigel Johnson led the way with 20 points for Kansas State, as the Wildcats overcame an 8 point deficit to Kansas late in the 2nd half, to pull off their biggest win of the season.
Saturday, January 23, 2015 at Allen Fieldhouse (Lawrence, KS) Jayhawks 68, Wildcats 57Kansas dominance over Kansas State at Allen Fieldhouse continued in 2015, with Kansas leading the Wildcats from start to finish. The Jayhawks come into the game looking to maintain their top 10 ranking, while Kansas State wanted to win in Lawrence for the first time since 2006. But the game was over quickly, with Kansas holding Kansas State to only 17 first half points. Kansas junior Perry Ellis had one of the best games of the season, scoring 16 points and bringing in 12 boards for the Jayhawks.