Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament

One Bankers Life Ct., 125 S. Pennsylvania St., Indianapolis, IN 46204


The women's tournament takes to the hard court at Bankers Life Fieldhouse for 12 games over 5 days. Grab the family to watch teams in action compete for the Big Ten Tournament title. This will mark the 22nd time in the events 26-year history the tournament will take place in the Circle City.

All 14 conference schools will participate in the tournament, which tips off Wednesday, March 6, with first-round games between the No. 12 and 13 seeds, and the No. 11 and 14 seeds. The No. 5-10 seeds will begin tournament play with second-round games on Thursday, March 7, while the four highest-seeded teams following regular-season play will earn first- and second-round byes and make their tournament debuts in the quarterfinal round on Friday, March 8. The semifinals will take place Saturday, March 9, with the championship game slated for Sunday, March 10.

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Restaurant Pairings:
It's tradition that each member school in the Big Ten Conference be paired with a downtown Indianapolis restaurant. These restaurants are gathering spots for alumni and fans to convene and cheer on their teams throughout the tournaments.

Maryland: Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar
Ohio State: Champps
Penn State: Harry & Izzy's
Rutgers: Ike and Jonesy's
Indiana University: Kilroy's Bar & Grill
Michigan: O'Reilly's Irish Bar and Restaurant
Illinois: Ram Restaurant & Brewery
Purdue: Giordano's
Michigan State: Slippery Noodle Inn
Nebraska: High Velocity
Wisconsin: Burger Study
Iowa: Morton's The Steakhouse
Northwestern: Yolk
Minnesota: Prime 47

Tickets: $8 and up.

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