PISCATAWAY, N.J. (June 5, 2014) -- The Big Ten Conference announced today the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament will be played at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis from 2017 through 2022.
The Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament has been played in Indianapolis in 18 of 20 years since 1995. Bankers Life Fieldhouse has hosted the tournament in 12 of the last 13 seasons, while Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Ill., served as the event's home in 2013 and will host again in 2015.
Seven different Big Ten teams have claimed the tournament title, including Nebraska winning the event for the first time in March. The Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament has averaged more than 30,000 fans each year, including each of the last six events held in Indianapolis, with a tournament record attendance of 38,748 in 2012.
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