INDIANAPOLIS – All-session tickets for the 2016 Big Ten Women’s and Men’s Basketball Tournaments will go on sale to the general public on Saturday, Oct. 17, at 10 a.m. ET. Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis will host the women’s tournament from March 2-6 and the men’s tournament from March 9-13.
Lower level tickets for both tournaments may be purchased through the 14 Big Ten university ticket offices, however please contact the schools directly for on-campus sale dates. General public tickets will be available at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse box office, Ticketmaster.com or charge by phone at 800-745-3000.
All-session tickets for the women’s tournament are available for $55 when purchased before Jan. 31. After Jan. 31, all-session tickets are $75. Fans wishing to purchase all-session tickets within their university’s fan block for their respective team’s games are encouraged to contact their school’s ticket office. Seating for all sessions of the women’s tournament will again be general admission, so fans may watch the action from the best available seats in Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
General public tickets for the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament will be available for the corner balcony only at $200 for all sessions. Lower and club level all-session tickets will be available through Big Ten university ticket offices only for $375. Orders will be limited to eight all-session tickets.
The men’s tournament will continue to feature a discounted student ticket program. For the 2016 event, students of Big Ten universities will be able to purchase tickets for $20, good for only the session or sessions featuring their school. All students must have a valid student ID for entry. Student section seating will be available in balcony sections and orders will be limited to one ticket per student. Details on the discounted student ticket program will be sent to the university ticket offices for distribution directly to students.
The Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament returns to Indianapolis for the 19th time in 2016 and will remain at Bankers Life Fieldhouse through 2022. The Circle City will host the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament for the 10th time in 2016 and the event will return in 2020 and 2022.
About the Big Ten Conference
The Big Ten Conference is an association of world-class universities whose member institutions share a common mission of research, graduate, professional and undergraduate teaching and public service. Founded in 1896, the Big Ten has sustained a comprehensive set of shared practices and policies that enforce the priority of academics in the lives of students competing in intercollegiate athletics and emphasize the values of integrity, fairness and competitiveness. The broad-based programs of the 14 Big Ten institutions will provide over $200 million in direct financial support to almost 9,500 students for more than 11,000 participation opportunities on 350 teams in 42 different sports. The Big Ten sponsors 28 official conference sports, 14 for men and 14 for women, including the addition of men’s ice hockey and men’s and women’s lacrosse since 2013. For more information, visit www.bigten.org.
Indiana Sports Corp’s mission is to create positive impact by hosting world-class sporting events that enhance vibrancy in the community, build civic pride, drive economic impact and media exposure, and encourage opportunities for youth. A not-for-profit organization, Indiana Sports Corp was founded in 1979 as the nation’s first sports commission. Our upcoming schedule of events includes the Big Ten Conference Football Championship Games through 2021, Diving Winter Nationals, NCAA Men’s and Women’s Final Fours, Big Ten Basketball Tournaments, 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Diving, and much more. For more information, visit www.IndianaSportsCorp.org.