Additional Men's Basketball Tournament Tickets Available Beginning Next Week

Feb. 17, 2017

The Big Ten Conference will make additional all-session packages for the 2017 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament available to the general public beginning Tuesday, Feb. 21. The 20th annual tournament will be held at Verizon Center in Washington D.C. from March 8-12, 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 next Tuesday and are available for $250, $300 or $400, depending on seat location. In addition, all-session tickets priced at $200 remain available. Tickets will be available at the Verizon Center box office, 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 upper concourse sections and orders will be limited to one ticket per student.

The Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament will make its first appearance on the East Coast in 2017. 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 Verizon Center.

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