The 2013 Big Ten Tournament in Chicago has been dubbed a sellout
The league office announced Thursday that it has sold its entire ticket allotment for the 2013 postseason tournament, which will run from March 14-17 in Chicago.
The event returns to Chicago this season after spending the last five years in Indianapolis. The United Center held the inaugural Big Ten Tournament in 1998, and the last time it was held in Chicago, an average of 18,882 fans attended each session.
The attendance record for the Big Ten Tournament is 21,954 fans per session, which was set in Chicago in 2001.
All-session passes for the event are still available on Stubhub.com. As of Thursday morning, 455 event passes remained, starting at $399.95 per pass. Individual session tickets are also available on Stubhub.
If the Big Ten season ended today, the top four seeds in the 2013 tournament would be: No. 1 Indiana, No. 2 Michigan State, No. 3 Wisconsin and No. 4 Michigan. The first four seeds in the tournament all receive a first-round bye.
Michigan State won the 2012 tournament.
The Big Ten Tournament final will be held at 3:30 p.m. (CBS) on Sunday, March 17. The official NCAA tournament selection show will air shortly after the conclusion of the Big Ten title game.
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