If you want to see one of the top collegiate basketball conferences in action, make plans to attend this year’s Big Ten Basketball Tournament. You will experience a mix of top college athletes and future National Basketball Association (NBA) stars. They compete for one of the most coveted honors in college sports, the Big Ten Basketball Championship. Each year, this conference has multiple teams ranked in the nation’s top 25. That hasn’t stopped stiff competition and upsets from happening with any team, however. To date in the 2019-2020 season, the Michigan State University Spartans leads with six tournament titles, and the team won the most recent tournament. However, several ranked teams will challenge for the tournament crown this season. Many close games are expected, and there won’t be a shortage of exciting moments in this tournament. Don't wait to reserve your spot to witness yet another historic Big Ten Basketball Tournament. Get your tickets at StubHub today.
Is the Big Ten a strong basketball conference?
The Big Ten Conference has won 10 national NCAA basketball titles. Last season, a record-setting total of eight teams played in the NCAA Tournament, and one made it to the Final Four. Multiple teams from the conference typically rank among the NCAA’s top 25 and play in nationally televised games throughout each season. Nearly 40 players from the Big Ten currently play on NBA rosters.
Which schools represent the Big Ten Conference?
All 14 Big Ten schools compete in this tournament and throughout the collegiate basketball season. Schools include Michigan State University, University of Michigan, University of Maryland, Purdue University, The Ohio State University, University of Minnesota, Indiana University, University of Iowa, University of Wisconsin, University of Illinois, Rutgers University, Penn State University, University of Nebraska and Northwestern University.
What type of venue is Banker’s Life Fieldhouse?
Located in scenic downtown Indianapolis, Banker’s Life Fieldhouse is an indoor arena that is home to the NBA’s Indiana Pacers and the WNBA’s Indiana Fever. It also hosts many major sporting and entertainment events annually. Opened in 1999, it accommodates nearly 18,000 fans for basketball events.
Is there tailgating at Baker’s Life Fieldhouse?
This is a downtown venue, so parking is available in private lots and metered areas, where tailgating is discouraged. There are several concession areas and bars inside the facility where fans can gather to enjoy beverages and food. If you want your group to gather earlier or later than arena hours, then downtown Indianapolis offers a host of nearby bars, breweries and restaurants to suit your needs.
What is a Big Ten Basketball Tournament like?
Conference sports tournaments attract each school’s student population, alumni and other fan bases from all over the country and beyond. You’ll witness fun and passionate spirit with many fans dressed in school colors and other attire. Pep bands lead school chants and add to the excitement. Every Big Ten school boasts large student and alumni populations, so you can expect Banker’s Life Fieldhouse to reflect this.
Who are some current NBA players who played in the Big Ten?
Aside from the all-time conference greats mentioned earlier, there are many former players who list on NBA rosters. They include Draymond Green, Glenn Robinson III, Victor Oladipo, Cody Zeller, D’Angelo Russell, Miles Bridges, Denzel Valentine, Tim Hardaway Jr., Frank Kaminsky, Carsen Edwards, Jordan Poole and Ignas Brazdeikis.
Where can I find tickets to the Big Ten Basketball Tournament?
You can purchase your tickets at StubHub, the world’s largest ticketing marketplace for sporting events. This event is scheduled over multiple dates and times, giving you the opportunity to choose from several games.Back to Top