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D.C. Will host 2017 Big 10 Basketball Tournament

D.C. Will host 2017 Big 10 Basketball Tournament

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The Big Ten Conference announced today that the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament will make its first appearance on the East Coast when the 2017 event is held at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. The 2017 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament will mark the conference’s 20th annual event and will feature all 14 conference institutions in action from Wednesday, March 8, through Sunday, March 12.
In April, the Big Ten announced that it would open a second office in New York City while securing access to satellite office space in Washington, D.C. And with Maryland and Rutgers joining the Big 10 on July 1st, Madison Square Garden and the Barclays Center un new York City could be future sites for the Big 10 Tournament.
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