2006 Big Ten Men's and Women's Basketball Tournament Tickets on Sale Starting Nov. 23
Nov. 21, 2005
The Big Ten Conference announced today that all-session tickets for the 2006 Big Ten Men's and Women's Basketball Tournaments, along with single-session tickets for the men's event, will go on sale to the general public on Wednesday, Nov. 23 at 10 a.m. EST.
2006 Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament
After a one-year hiatus, the Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament returns to Indianapolis to crown the 2006 tournament champion. Conseco Fieldhouse attracted more than 170,000 patrons in 2002 and 2004, including four sellouts. In its first eight years of existence, the Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament has welcomed more than 780,000 fans and issued over 4,800 media credentials. Six different league representatives have become Big Ten Tournament champions, with Illinois and Michigan State claiming the honor twice, along with triumphs by Iowa, Michigan, Ohio State and Wisconsin.2006 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament
All-session tickets for the women's tournament are $55 and will also be available at the Conseco Fieldhouse box office, Ticketmaster outlets, www.ticketmaster.com or by calling Ticketmaster at (317) 239-5151.
The Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament returns to Indianapolis for the 11th time in 12 years and has attracted more than 30,000 fans for each of the last four events. Just two years ago, the Big Ten set a pair of attendance records when the 2004 championship game was played in front of a single-session record of 9,417 fans, which established an overall tournament record of 37,635 spectators. In the past 11 years of Big Ten Tournament play, the conference has welcomed more than 314,000 fans. Five different league representatives have become tournament champions. Purdue leads all teams with five titles followed by two championships for both Iowa and Penn State and a single title for Indiana and Michigan State.
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