Sports and Outdoors

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Tournament tickets now available

INDIANAPOLIS — All-session and single-session tickets for the 2012 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament will be on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 27.

Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster at or by calling (800) 745-3000, and through the Bankers Life Fieldhouse box office.

Single-session ticket prices range from $20 to $80 depending on the session and seat location. All-session tickets are available for $240 or $175 depending on seat location, which represents a savings over purchasing single-session tickets for all six sessions. Orders will be limited to eight all-session or single-session tickets.

Bankers Life Fieldhouse in downtown Indianapolis will be the site of the men’s tournament from March 8-11. Tournament week features all 12 Big Ten teams competing in 11 games over four days for the 2012 tournament crown and an automatic berth into the NCAA Tournament.

The Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament will call Indianapolis and Bankers Life Fieldhouse home again in 2014 and 2016. The 2012 tournament marks the eighth time Indianapolis has hosted the Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament.

The bracket for the 2012 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.; two games beginning at 11:30 a.m.) – Thurs., March 8 – ($20-$40)
  • Session 2 (First Rd.; two games beginning at 5:30 p.m.) – Thurs., March 8 – ($20-$40)
  • Session 3 (Quarterfinals; two games beginning at Noon) – Fri., March 9 – ($40-$70)
  • Session 4 (Quarterfinals; two games beginning at 6:30 p.m.) – Fri., March 9 – ($40-$70)
  • Session 5 (Semifinals; two games beginning at 1:40 p.m.) – Sat., March 10 – ($45-$80)
  • Session 6 (Championship Game; beginning at 3:30 p.m.) – Sun., March 11 – ($45-$80)

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