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Indianapolis Welcomes The Final Four and Big Ten

Downtown Indianapolis will host 37 basketball games beginning in March through Early April, culminating with the NCAA Men's Final Four. These 37 games include Big Ten Men's and Women's Basketball Tournaments, Indiana Pacers, the Final Four and Indiana State Basketball Finals.

Among the schedule events fans can join are:

Big Ten Women’s games are March 4 – 7 at Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.

Big Ten Men’s games are March 11 - 14 at Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.


College fans will not want to miss watching the best teams in the country practice for the NCAA Men's Final Four. Practices of all four teams are open and free to the public April 2, 2010 at Lucas Oil Stadium.

The Reese's All-star game will follow the practice sessions on April 2, 2010 at Lucas Oil Stadium, which will also be free and open to the public. It will feature top college athletes from around the country.

The Bracket Town Fan Fun Zone will take place April 1-5 at the Indiana Convention Center, where you'll find interactive exhibits at the NCAA Championships Zone, where fans can step into a championship experience from some of the other 23 NCAA sports, and a number of new technology-based interactives with activities such as CBS Sports' famous "AT&T's at the Half" Television Studio.


· There also will be a new large scale gaming area featuring Electronic Arts' NCAA Basketball video games and a 2010 Bracket Town video game tournament.


· Bracket Town Competition Zones will feature 12 basketball courts for exhibitions, basketball training, and fan games, including State Farm's fan 3-Point and Skills Challenge Courts, the Coca-Cola fan Slam Dunk court, and will serve as the site of the POWERADE 3v3 Tournament.


· A new 2,500 seat Center Court Arena will debut this year, which will play host to numerous exciting fan activities – more information related to the schedule of activities for Center Court will be forthcoming.


· Bracket Town also will be the site of appearances and autograph sessions with former NCAA players and coaches, as well as sports personalities.

Game Schedules:


National basketball Semifinals at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis 4/3/10 - Gates open at 4 p.m. Tipoff is approximately 6:07 p.m. The second semifinal game will take place 40 minutes after the first game's conclusion.


National Championship basketball game at Lucas Oil Stadium 4/5/10 - Gates open at 7 p.m. Tipoff is approximately 9:21 p.m. in Indianapolis.


Join The Fun In Indianapolis:


To learn more about all the Big Games and current events taking place in Indianapolis visit the Indianapolis Convention & Visitors Association at www.visitindy.com.

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