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Thursday, March 3, 2011

2011 Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament Single-Session Tickets on Sale Today

All-session tickets remain available for the 2011 event to be held at Conseco Fieldhouse

For Immediate Release:
February 28, 2011

Scott Chipman, Big Ten Conference, (847) 696-1010 x141
John Dedman, Indiana Sports Corporation, (317) 237-5016
Kevin Messenger, Pacers Sports & Entertainment, (317) 917-2844

INDIANAPOLIS, IND. – Beginning Thursday, March 3, at 10 a.m. ET, both all-session and single-session tickets for the 2011 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament will be on sale to the general public. Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster at or by calling (800) 745-3000, and through the Conseco Fieldhouse box office and

For the men’s tournament, single-session tickets range from $30 to $80 depending on session and seat location. All-session tickets are available for $220 or $165 depending on seat location, which represents a savings over purchasing single-session tickets for all five sessions. Orders will be limited to 12 all-session or single-session tickets.

Conseco Fieldhouse in downtown Indianapolis will be the site of the men’s tournament from March 10-13. Tournament week features all 11 Big Ten teams competing in 10 games over four days for the 2011 tournament crown and an automatic berth into the NCAA Tournament.

The Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament will call Indianapolis and Conseco Fieldhouse home through 2012. The 2011 tournament marks the seventh time Indianapolis has hosted the Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament at Conseco Fieldhouse.

The bracket for the 2011 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament, along with information on tickets, travel, lodging, tournament history and more can be found at and

The tournament schedule is as follows with single-session ticket prices listed for each session (game times are Eastern):

Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament (single-session ticket pricing):
Session 1 (First Rd.; 3 games beginning at 2:30 p.m.) – Thurs., March 10 – ($30-$55)
Session 2 (Quarterfinals; 2 games beginning at Noon) – Fri., March 11 – ($40-$70)
Session 3 (Quarterfinals; 2 games beginning at 6:30 p.m.) – Fri., March 11 – ($40-$70)
Session 4 (Semifinals; 2 games beginning at 1:40 p.m.) – Sat., March 12 – ($45-$80)
Session 5 (Championship Game; beginning at 3:30 p.m.) – Sun., March 13 – ($45-$80)

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. 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

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

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