Oct. 10, 2013
INDIANAPOLIS – All-session tickets for the 2014 Big Ten Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments will go on sale to the general public on Saturday, Oct. 12 at 10 a.m. EST. Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis is the site of the women's tournament from March 6-9 and the men's tournament from March 13-16, featuring 22 games over eight days.
General admission tickets for the women’s event and balcony level tickets for the men’s tournament can be purchased at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse Ticket Office, Ticketmaster outlets, www.ticketmaster.com or by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000.
Season ticket-holders for Minnesota men’s and women’s basketball will be able to purchase all-session tickets within Minnesota’s block at a later date.
The women’s tournament will once again feature general admission seating, allowing fans to witness the action from the best available seats in Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Women’s tournament all-session tickets are available for $50 through January 31, which marks a 30-percent discount off the regular price of $70.
Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament all-session tickets for the lower and club levels are available for $325 through Big Ten university ticket offices only. All-session tickets for the balcony level are available for $240 or $175 (depending on seat location) through Ticketmaster or the Bankers Life Fieldhouse Ticket Office only. Orders will be limited to eight all-session tickets.
In addition, the men’s tournament will continue to feature a special discounted rate of $50 for all-session tickets available only to students of 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.
The Big Ten Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments will call Indianapolis and Bankers Life Fieldhouse home this March and again in 2016. The 2014 tournament marks the ninth time Indianapolis has hosted the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse and the Circle City’s 18th Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament.
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 student-athletes’ lives and emphasize the values of integrity, fairness and competitiveness. The broad-based athletic programs of the 12 Big Ten institutions provide in excess of $141 million in direct financial aid to more than 8,200 student-athletes playing on more than 300 teams in 42 different sports. The Big Ten sponsors 26 official conference sports, 13 for men and 13 for women, and will add men’s and women’s lacrosse as the 27th and 28th official sports for the 2014-15 academic year. 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 recent and upcoming schedule of events includes NCAA Men’s and Women’s Final Fours, Super Bowl XLVI in 2012, Big Ten Football Championship Games through 2015, Big Ten Basketball Tournaments, and much more. For more information, visitwww.IndianaSportsCorp.org.
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