Maryland Clinches Outright Big Ten Women’s Basketball Title
Terrapins earn their third outright championship since joining Big Ten in 2014-15
ROSEMONT, Ill. — Maryland clinched the outright Big Ten Conference women’s basketball title Saturday afternoon with a 71-62 victory over Illinois at the XFINITY Center in College Park, Maryland. It’s the Terrapins’ third outright Big Ten championship (and fourth title overall) since joining the conference prior to the 2014-15 season.
Maryland (26-3, 15-3 Big Ten) also secured the No. 1 seed for next week’s Big Ten Tournament, which will take place March 6-10 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. The Terrapins will have a double bye into the tournament quarterfinals and will play their first game at noon (ET) on Friday, March 8.
Games on the first four days of the Big Ten Tournament (first round through semifinals) will be televised on BTN, and available on the FOX Sports app as well as BTN’s digital extension, BTN2Go. ESPN2 will once again broadcast the tournament championship game on March 10.
All-session and single-session tickets for the 2019 Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament are on sale at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse box office, Ticketmaster.com or charge by phone at 800-745-3000. Single-session ticket prices vary from $8 to $16 depending on the session, while all-session tickets are available for $75. Other than suites and the fan blocks for that university’s respective games, the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament features general admission seating, allowing fans to witness the action from the best available seats at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
In addition, several special ticket offers are available for this year’s Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament:
- 5 for $25 – Fans can enjoy reduced price single-session tickets with purchase of five tickets
- Available Wednesday through Saturday only
- Must purchase five tickets to qualify for special pricing
- Family Fun Pack – Package includes four reduced price tickets and four food vouchers
- Package is priced at $50 and must be purchased in increments of four
- Good for Championship Sunday only
- Includes four tickets and four vouchers for a hot dog, bag of chips, and soda
The full Big Ten Tournament bracket will be released following the completion of the regular season on Sunday. For more information, visit the Big Ten Tournament Central page at bigten.org/wbbt.