Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament To Allow Limited Fans In 2021

The Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament will begin on Wednesday, March 10th, and Thursday, word came down that fans will be allowed in the stands to watch the tourney on a limited basis.

The tourney will take place in Indianapolis, Indiana at Lucas Oil Stadium, home of the Indianapolis Colts.

The Big Ten announced that Marion County will allow a “limited capacity of 8,000 attendees” to the games in Indianapolis.

That number was jointly decided upon by the Big Ten Conference Directors of Athletics and the Council of President and Chancellors in consultation with the conference office.

Tickets will go on sale through each school’s ticket office, and information will be distributed by university ticket offices, including a discounted student ticket program.

Additional details on how you can get tickets if you want to try to attend can be found by clicking HERE.

The Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament will utilize mobile tickets only. Stadium gates will open one hour prior to each session of the tournament to accommodate fans that come to the stadium early.

It was announced on February 9th that the Big Ten was moving the tournament from the United Center in Chicago to Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis in order to provide more centralized testing and medical protocol efficiencies during the coronavirus pandemic.

Written by Matt Loede

Matt has been a part of the Cleveland Sports landscape working in the media since 1994 when he graduated from broadcasting school. His coverage beats include the Cleveland Indians, Cleveland Browns and Cleveland Cavaliers. He's written three books, and won the "2020 AP Sports Stringer Lifetime Service Award."

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