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By Jake Trotter Modified: September 7, 2007 at 12:04 am •  Published: September 7, 2007
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/> And last season's Michigan at Ohio State game had average tickets going for more than $1,200.

OU-Texas tickets usually go for more than $400.

But since TicketsNow started tracking college football ticket sales five years ago, OU-Miami is one of the highest-selling tickets in Norman.

The average ticket for OU-UCLA in 2003 went for $265. In 2004, OU-Nebraska tickets went on average for $252.

But OU spokesman Kenny Mossman said the school's ticket managers have indicated that demand for Miami is rivaled only by the 2000 Nebraska showdown, when both Big 12 rivals entered the game undefeated. Then, the stadium had about 9,000 fewer seats, suggesting that this is the biggest home game for ticket sales since coach Bob Stoops arrived in 1999.

"You always want it to be big,” said Daniel, who expects scalpers to make at least twice as much Saturday than in last weekend's season opener against North Texas. "Is OU-Miami big?

"Absolutely.”



Oklahoma vs. Miami tickets: Are they a bargain in college football? BY BILL WAUGH, THE OKLAHOMAN
How high?
On the ground

•Ticket scalper Benny Daniel said to expect to pay at least $125 outside the stadium in Norman on Saturday.

Online

•TicketsNow.com said fans have paid an average of $215 per ticket on the site, with prices ranging from $128 to $588.

•On eBay, tickets are selling for $150 to $400 apiece.

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