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Dwyane Wade Personal Tickets (2) 2003 NCAA Final Four TournamentGo Back
In the 2002-03 NCAA season, Dwayne Wade led Marquette in scoring with 21.5 points and the Golden Eagles finished with a 27–6 record. He helped bring the Golden Eagles to the Final Four for the first time since their 1977 national championship season. Wade was subsequently named to the All-America First Team by the Associated Press (AP), making him the first basketball player from Marquette to receive the distinction since 1978.
Wade’s performance during the Midwest Regional final drew national attention. Against a top-seeded Kentucky team, he delivered 29 points, 11 rebounds, and 11 assists, including a memorable breakaway dunk, as Marquette upset the Wildcats, 83–69, and advanced to the Final Four for the first time since 1977. Wade’s triple double was the fourth ever recorded in NCAA tournament history. The Golden Eagles finished their season as No.6 in the AP Poll, Marquette’s highest ranking since 1976–77. Wade was named the MVP of the Midwest Regional. His performance during earned him a high NBA draft projection. As a result, Wade skipped his senior year to enter the 2003 NBA draft.
Presented are two of Dwayne Wade’s personal tickets from the end of his college career. One is from the 2003 NCAA Final Four and the other is for the Final Four Championship. Both are full tickets with the Final Four being on the Plaza Level and the Championship being on the Floor Level. He played in the Final Four game and ultimately Marquette lost to Kansas. The tickets were placed in thick holders for protection/display.
They were a direct gift from Wade to a NBA source. Overall, an amazing opportunity to own a piece of basketball history and a moment in Wade’s career that led to the NBA.
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