Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament Single-Session Tickets on Sale Today

March 6, 2017

ROSEMONT, Ill. – Beginning today at Noon ET, single-session tickets for the 2017 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament will be on sale to the general public. The 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.


Single-session ticket prices range from $25 to $90 depending on the session and seat location. Tickets will be available at the Verizon Center box office, or charge by phone at 800-745-3000. Orders are limited to eight tickets per session.  


Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament (single-session ticket pricing – all times ET):

Session 1 (First Rd.; two games beginning at 4:30 p.m.) – Wed., March 8 – ($25 for general admission)

Session 2 (Second Rd.: two games beginning at Noon) – Thu., March 9 – ($20-$45)

Session 3 (Second Rd.; two games beginning at 6:30 p.m.) – Thu., March 9 – ($20-$45)

Session 4 (Quarterfinals; two games beginning at Noon) – Fri., March 10 – ($40-$75)

Session 5 (Quarterfinals; two games beginning at 6:30 p.m.) – Fri., March 10 – ($40-$75)

Session 6 (Semifinals; two games beginning at 1 p.m.) – Sat., March 11 – ($50-$90)

Session 7 (Championship Game; beginning at 3 p.m.) – Sun., March 12 – ($50-$90)




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.


The complete bracket for the 2017 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament is attached as a PDF. For more information on the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament, go to


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