New York, N.Y. -
Tickets for the 2018 BIG EAST Women’s Basketball Tournament presented by Jeep will go on sale to the general public on Thursday, Dec. 28, as conference play tips off for eight of 10 teams. The Conference postseason is set for March 3-6 at Wintrust Arena, located in downtown Chicago. Reserved seating all-session ticket booklets start at just $50.
Starting at 11 a.m. (ET) on Thursday, fans can visit www.depaulbluedemons.com to purchase tickets. All-session booklets, which include admission to all nine games, start at just $50. Courtside seating is also available. Single-session and group tickets will be available at a later date.
The BIG EAST Tournament First Round will feature two games on March 3, tipping off at 4 and 6:30 p.m., Central Standard Time. Quarterfinals will follow on March 4, starting at noon, and continuing at 2:30, 6 and 8:30 p.m. A bid to the title game will be on the line in the Semifinals at 3 and 5:30 p.m. on March 5. The BIG EAST Championship game will be March 6 at 6 p.m.
All 10 teams qualify for the BIG EAST Tournament, with the winner earning the league’s automatic berth into the NCAA Tournament. In four years since conference realignment, three teams have won the crown, with DePaul winning the first two trophies at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill., followed by St. John’s in 2016 at the Blue Demons’ McGrath-Phillips Arena, before Marquette won its first BIG EAST title in program history on its home court at the Al McGuire Center in Milwaukee, Wis., this past March.
For more on BIG EAST women’s basketball, visit the conference’s home page by clicking HERE. Be sure to follow BIG EAST women’s basketball on Twitter at @BIGEASTWBB and find us trending at #BIGEASTwbb.
Dates and games times (local, CST):
Session 1 - Round 1: Sat., 3/3 – Tip Times: 4 & 6:30 p.m.
Session 2 - Quarterfinals: Sun., 3/4 – Tip Times: Noon & 2:30 p.m.
Session 3 - Quarterfinals: Sun., 3/4 – Tip Times: 6 & 8:30 p.m.
Session 4 - Semifinals: Mon., 3/5 – Tip Times: 3 & 5:30 p.m.
Session 5 - Championship: Tuesday, 3/6 – Tip Time: 6 p.m.