Dayton Flyers News: Men’s Basketball Sells Out Season & Single-Game Tickets Before 2021-22 Opener

UD Arena from behind the basket (file photo)

Thu, Nov 4, 2021

17 Sellouts This Season Will Be A UD Arena Record

DAYTON – The University of Dayton has announced that all of this year’s men’s basketball season and single-game tickets in both the upper and lower Arena have been sold, selling out the entire 2021-22 season. 

“Our basketball program stands on the shoulders of our fans, past and present, who have unconditionally supported our players and coaches over decades,” UD Vice-President and Director of Athletics Neil Sullivan said. 

“Our fans and the entire community have proven to be a distinctive, fundamental and enduring part of our program. We are thankful for their extraordinary support and partnership. This is a relationship, not a transaction.”

This will set a new UD Arena record of 17 sellouts for the season and extend a sellout streak to 28 dating back to 2019-2020. It marks the third straight season (2018-2019, 2019-2020, 2021-2022), that the University of Dayton has increased the Arena sellout record.  The previous record was 14 sellouts in 2019-2020, preceded by eight sellouts achieved in the 2018-2019 season.

The University completed a three-year, $76.2 million transformation project of UD Arena in time for the Arena’s 50th anniversary in 2019-20.

Since the Arena opened in 1969, Dayton has been in the NCAA`s Top 35 in men’s basketball attendance all 50 seasons, and in the Top 25 a total of 32 times.  UD was the 11th school to have 10 million fans attend a men’s basketball game in its current building. The others were Butler, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, New Mexico, Purdue, Syracuse and Vanderbilt.

Fans looking to purchase lower and upper arena tickets are encouraged to check https://www.ticketmaster.com. Season ticket holders who have tickets they are unable to use can post their tickets for sale straight from their My Flyer Account onto Ticketmaster or transfer tickets to friends and family via email. 

With Ticketmaster Verified, all tickets transferred or resold through Ticketmaster are 100 percent verified and issued in the purchaser’s name so they cannot be counterfeited. For more information on ticket resale visit ticketmaster.com/verified. For questions about using your My Flyer Account please contact the UD Arena Ticket Office at (937) 229-4433.

Fans can also check with the UD Arena Ticket Office two days prior to the game. Additional 400-level tickets may become available based upon visiting team and student ticketing returns.

A limited quantity of premium seat options are available on an individual or corporate basis. More information about premium opportunities can be found by visiting www.daytonflyers.com or by contacting Dan Preuett at (937) 229-5112.

As a reminder, all ticketing for the 2021-22 season will be digital. For complete information about digital ticketing, visit https://daytonflyers.com/sports/2020/11/12/digital-ticketing-guide.aspx.

PARKING INFORMATION

Fans are encouraged to carpool and arrive early to alleviate traffic and parking congestion. All parking at the arena (parking lots A, B, C & D) is reserved parking with a valid parking pass and are sold out.

Fans that do not have a pass to park in the Arena lots will be able to park at the overflow lot between the Dayton Marriott and WHIO in the University’s auxiliary parking lot – Lot O. Signs from the Stewart Street Bridge are displayed to direct fans to the overflow lots.

Fans who show a Fifth Third credit or debit card at the lot entrance will receive free entry. Otherwise, there will be a $5 charge per car.  A complimentary shuttle service to the Arena will begin two hours before game time and run for one hour following the conclusion of the game.

Parking at the Dayton Marriott, in the Carillon neighborhood adjacent to the Arena or at the Courtyard by Marriott hotel is prohibited.

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