2023 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament is coming

Experience one of the nation's most prestigious collegiate events LIVE when Minneapolis hosts the 2023 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament March 1-5, 2023. All 14 of the Big Ten Conference institutions will be represented - that’s 7 sessions over 5 days including 13 games of ELITE basketball!

Tournament Schedule
Game 1 - Wed, Mar 1 @ 1pm Penn State (#13) vs Minnesota (#12) Penn State (72-67)
Game 2 - Wed, Mar 1 @ 25 mins after Game 1 Northwestern (#14) vs Rutgers (#11) Rutgers (63-59)
Game 3 - Thurs, Mar 2 @ 11:30 am Michigan State (#9) vs Nebraska (#8) Michigan State (67-64)
Game 4 - Thurs, Mar 2 @ 25 mins after Game 3 Penn State (#13) vs Michigan (#5) Michigan (63-61)
Game 5 - Thurs, Mar 2 @ 5:30 pm Wisconsin (#10) vs Purdue (#7) Purdue (57-55)
Game 6 - Thurs, Mar 2 @ 25 mins after Game 5 Rutgers (#11) vs Illinois (#6) Illinois (81-55)
Game 7 - Fri, Mar 3 @ 11:30 am Michigan State vs Indiana (#1) Indiana (94-85)
Game 8 - Fri, Mar 3 @ 25 mins after Game 7 Michigan vs Ohio State (#4) Ohio State (81-79)
Game 9 - Fri, Mar 3 @ 5:30 pm Purdue vs Iowa (#2) Iowa (69-58)
Game 10 - Fri, Mar 3 @ @ 25 mins after Game 9 Illinois vs Maryland (#3) Maryland (73-58)
Game 11 - Sat, Mar 4 @ 1:30 pm Indiana (#1) vs Ohio State (4) Ohio State (79-75)
Game 12 - Sat, Mar 4th @ 25 mins after Game 11 Iowa (#2) vs Maryland (#3) Iowa (89-84)
Game 13 - Sun, Mar 5 @ 4 pm Iowa (#2) vs Ohio State (#4) Iowa (105-72)
*Schedule subject to change
Premium Seating and Hospitality Experiences

Enjoy the exciting action from a Target Center private luxury suite!

Private luxury suites include:

  • Twelve (12) or sixteen (16) seats
  • In-suite television to watch the tournament games or other programming
  • Private in-suite restroom (ADA accessible)
  • Attendants to assist you and your guests throughout the event
  • Event parking passes (12-person suite: 3 passes; 16-person suite: 4 passes)
  • Passes for a private VIP pre-game party at Host House

Prices starting at $2,580 BUY TICKETS

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See the action from a CENTER COURT premium seat located eye-level with the arena’s immense center-hung scoreboard.

Theater Boxes include:

  • General Admission seating in a reserved space

Prices starting at $40 per person BUY TICKETS

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A versatile private club space perfect for hosting a group, large or small.

Club TI Party Zone includes:

  • Club seating for the individual tournament session(s) of your choice
  • Exclusive access to the private in-club bar with beverages available for purchase
  • Upscale concessions available for purchase
  • In-club restrooms (ADA accessible)
  • Access to in-club amenities including televisions, pool tables, and shuffleboard

Prices starting at $25 BUY TICKETS

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Theme Days

Title IX 50th Anniversary Celebration

Kick off the 2023 Women’s Basketball Tournament and Women’s History Month by celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the passing of Title IX.

  • DJ set from Shannon Blowtorch
  • Add your voice to the Title IX Chalk Wall

Youth Day

Big Ten celebrates their future players by hosting Youth Day and welcoming students, sports teams, and youth organizations from all over the state to Target Center.

  • DJ set from DJ Miss Britt
  • Get your team’s photo snapped with the Big Ten letters

Minnesota Music Day

Minnesota sets the soundtrack for the evening session with a playlist full of Minnesota artists including artists past and present including Lizzo, Prince, Dessa, The Time, Hippo Campus, and more.

  • DJ set from Shannon Blowtorch


Celebrate Minnesota Day

Bringing together the diverse community that makes us who we are, Big Ten celebrates Minnesota by welcoming community organizations working to build a stronger Minnesota.

  • DJ sets from DJ Keezy and DJ Espada
  • Meet Prowl, official mascot of the Minnesota Lynx


Big Ten Thinks Pink

Awareness is the first step! Big Ten promotes Breast Cancer Awareness through in game programming and has enlisted Minnesota medical powerhouse Mayo Clinic to provide mammography services to Twin Cities communities in need.

  • DJ set from DJ Espada
  • Tour the Mayo Clinic mobile mammography unit and help spread prevention awareness.

Honoring our Frontline Heroes

Thank you to the members of our community who have worked tirelessly to keep us safe and healthy, you are all our champions.

  • DJ set from Shannon Blowtorch