Verizon Center in Washington D.C. to serve as site of 2017 Big Ten Tournament for first time in event history

Tickets for the 2017 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament will go on sale to the general public onSaturday, Oct. 15 at 10 a.m. ET. The 20th annual tournament will be contested March 8-12 at the Verizon Center in Washington D.C.


Lower level tickets for the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament may be purchased through the 14 Big Ten university ticket offices, however please contact the schools directly for on-campus sale dates. General public tickets will be available at the Verizon Center box office, or charge by phone at 800-745-3000.

General public tickets for the tournament will be available at $200 and $250 for all sessions. Lower level all-session tickets will be available through Big Ten university ticket offices only for $400. Orders will be limited to eight all-session tickets.

The Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament will continue to feature a discounted student ticket program. For the 2017 event, students of Big Ten universities will be able to purchase tickets for $20, good for only the session or sessions featuring their school.

All students must have a valid student ID for entry. Student section seating will be available in balcony sections and orders will be limited to one ticket per student.

Details on the discounted student ticket program will be sent to the university ticket offices for distribution directly to students.

The Big Ten has partnered with PrimeSport to give fans the opportunity to secure official, exclusive Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament ticket packages, including a VIP experience and hospitality.

Pre-game hospitality will take place at a premium in-venue location for each event, including food, beverage and entertainment.

Official tournament travel packages are also available, including hotel accommodations, game tickets, official VIP pre-game hospitality access, souvenirs and more.

For more information on the official hospitality and travel packages for the 2017 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament, visit