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Oct. 22, 2011
INDIANAPOLIS, IND. - All-session tickets for the 2012 Big Ten Men's and Women's Basketball Tournaments will go on sale to the general public on Saturday, Oct. 22 at 10 a.m. EST. Tickets can be purchased at the Conseco Fieldhouse Box Office, Ticketmaster outlets, www.ticketmaster.com or by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. For more information regarding how to purchase tickets within your university block, please contact your institution's ticket office. Conseco Fieldhouse is the site of the women's tournament from March 1-4 and the men's tournament from March 8-11, featuring 22 games over eight days.
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 upper levels are available for $240 or $175 (depending on seat location) through Ticketmaster or the Conseco Fieldhouse Box Office only. Orders will be limited to eight all-session tickets.
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. Fans wishing to purchase all-session tickets within their university's fan block for their respective team's games are encouraged to contact their school's ticket office. The women's tournament will feature general admission seating, allowing fans to witness the action from the best available seats in Conseco Fieldhouse.
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 Conseco Fieldhouse home this March and again in 2014 and 2016. The 2012 tournament marks the eighth time Indianapolis has hosted the Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament at Conseco Fieldhouse and the Circle City's 17th 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 sponsor 298 teams competing for championships in 25 official conference sports, 12 for men and 13 for women. Big Ten universities provide in excess of $120 million in athletic scholarship aid to more than 9,500 men and women student-athletes. For more information, visit www.bigten.org.
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