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Big Ten announces fans allowed at men's, women's basketball tournaments

Fans will only be able to use mobile ticket entry to get into the games.

INDIANAPOLIS — The Big Ten Conference announced Thursday a limited number of fans will be allowed to attend both the men's and women's conference tournaments in Indianapolis.

The Marion County Public Health Department approved a plan to have a maximum of 8,000 attendees at the men's tournament, which will be held at Lucas Oil Stadium. The women's tournament, which will be at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, will have a maximum capacity of 2,500 fans.

The women's tournament will be March 9-13, while the men's is March 10-14.

For the men's tournament, each school's ticket office will put a limited number of tickets on sale, with more information coming from individual schools. The conference said ticket sales will include a discounted student ticket program. Find more information at bigten.org/mbbt.

All-session tickets will be for sale at the following price points:

  • $210 for 500/600 level seats
  • $290 for 300/400 level seats
  • $400 for 100/200 level seats

Tickets to the women's games will go on sale at noon Thursday. A limited number of single-session tickets will be available on ticketmaster.com. Find more information at bigten.org/wbbt.

The tournaments will only use mobile tickets for entry. Both Bankers Life Fieldhouse and Lucas Oil Stadium will be open one hour before each session begins to accommodate fans who arrive early.

Fans attending the games should follow the health and safety protocols for Lucas Oil Stadium and Bankers Life Fieldhouse.