Oct. 14, 2010
INDIANAPOLIS, IND. - All-session tickets for the 2011 Big Ten Men's and Women's Basketball Tournaments went on sale on Monday, Oct. 18 at 10 a.m. EST. Tickets can be purchased at all 11 Big Ten university ticket offices, Conseco Fieldhouse box office, Ticketmaster outlets, www.ticketmaster.com or by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis is the site of the women's tournament from March 3-6 and the men's tournament from March 10-13, with both events including 10 games over four days.
For the men's basketball tournament, all-session tickets for the lower and club level are available for $300 through the 11 Big Ten universities only. All-session tickets for the upper level are available for $220 or $165 (depending on seat location) through Ticketmaster or the Conseco Fieldhouse box office only. Orders will be limited to 12 all-session tickets.
In addition, the men's basketball tournament will continue to feature a special discounted rate of $50 for all-session tickets available only to students of the 11 Big Ten universities. All students must have a valid student ID for entry. Student section seating will be available in eight balcony sections and orders will be limited to one all-session ticket. Details on the student ticket program will be sent to the university ticket offices for distribution directly to students.
For the women's basketball tournament, all-session tickets are available for $45 through January 31, which marks a 30-percent discount off the regular price of $65. Fans wishing to purchase all-session tickets within their university's fan block for their respective team's games only are encouraged to contact their school's ticket office. Other than the fan blocks for that university's games, the women's tournament will feature general admission seating for the first time, allowing fans to witness the action from the best available seats in Conseco Fieldhouse.
The Big Ten Men's and Women's Basketball Tournaments will call Indianapolis and Conseco Fieldhouse home through 2012. The 2011 tournaments mark the seventh time Indianapolis has hosted the Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament at Conseco Fieldhouse and the Circle City's 16th Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament.
The brackets for the 2011 Big Ten Men's and Women's Basketball Tournaments, along with information on tickets, travel, lodging, tournament history and more, will be available soon at both www.bigten.org and www.indianasportscorp.com.
The Big Ten Conference is an association of world-class universities whose 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 student-athletes' lives and emphasize the values of integrity, fairness and competitiveness. Big Ten universities provide in excess of $100 million in athletic scholarship aid to more than 8,700 men and women student-athletes who compete for 25 championships, 12 for men and 13 for women. Conference institutions sponsor broad-based athletic programs with more than 270 teams. For more information, visit www.bigten.org.
Indiana Sports Corp is the amateur sports champion, stimulating economic growth, inspiring healthy kids and creating vibrant communities throughout Indiana. Indiana Sports Corp was founded in 1979 as the nation's first sports commission. Our schedule of events includes NCAA Men's and Women's Final Fours, Super Bowl XLVI in 2012, the inaugural Big Ten Football Championship Game in 2011, Big Ten Basketball Tournaments, and much more. For more information, visit www.indianasportscorp.com.