INDIANAPOLIS -- After the initial general public allotment of all-session tickets for the 2016 Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament sold out in December, the conference will make additional all-session packages available to the general public beginning Tuesday, Feb. 9. The Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament will be held at Bankers Life Fieldhouse from March 9-13, including general admission seating for Wednesday's first-round games.
Additional all-session tickets for the men's tournament will go on sale at 10 a.m. ET on Tuesday and are available for $275 or $200, depending on seat location. Tickets will be available at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse box office, Ticketmaster.com or charge by phone at 800-745-3000. Orders are limited to eight all-session tickets.
In addition, students of Big Ten universities can still take part in the discounted student ticket program. Interested students should contact their respective university ticket office 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.
The Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament returns to Indianapolis for the 10th time in 2016. The tournament begins with two games on Wednesday, followed by four games on Thursday and Friday, the semifinals on Saturday and the championship game on Sunday. Wednesday's games will feature general admission seating, allowing fans to witness the action from the best available seats in Bankers Life Fieldhouse. For more information, including a full bracket, go to bigten.org.
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 more than 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 2016 Big Ten Men's and Women's Basketball Tournaments, NCAA Division II Swimming and Diving Championship, 2016 NCAA Women's Final Four and 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials. For more information, visit www.IndianaSportsCorp.org.