Illinois At Purdue 2013: The Cheapest Ticket Ever?

Bradley Leeb-US PRESSWIRE

How low can prices go to see two of the worst teams in a live Big Ten football game that actually counts in the standings?

No, Stubhub is not rolling back prices to pre-World War II levels. As of today, tickets for the home finale are Ross-Ade Stadium between a potential 1-9 Purdue team and 3-7 Illinois team on a 20-game Big Ten losing streak on November 23rd can be had for 39 cents.

Is the South End Zone beneath you, even though it may be the final game for the venerable old bleachers? You can upgrade in style to the north end zone, where you have such fancy amenities as "the rest of the stadium" for $6.38. You can even sit on the 50 for as low as $30.

In what has to be a screening process for the thoroughly insane, the highest price listed is $2,000 for a seat in the indoor Buchanan Club. That had better include free food, free alcohol, and a TV viewing every other college football game that day at that price. Even then, you might ask for blackout screens so you don't have to see Purdue-Illinois "battle" for the Cannon.

At 39 cents you can feel like a high roller by saying it costs 9,245 Iranian Rials, 4,170 Indonesian Rupiahs, or, in February of 2009, roughly 117,000,000,000,000 Zimbabwean dollars.

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