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Eyeing IU


Big Ten announces future sites for championship games, tournaments

Indianapolis will serve as the home for the Big Ten football championship game through 2015, the conference announced Sunday.

The conference had previously announced that Lucas Oil Stadium would host the inaugural contest, which is Dec. 3. Today, the conference awarded Indianapolis the title game for 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

The Big Ten men's basketball tournament will alternate between Indianapolis and Chicago for the next few seasons. The 2012, 2014 and 2016 tournaments will take place at Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. The 2013 and 2015 events will take place at the United Center in Chicago.

The Big Ten women's basketball tournament will be at Conseco Fieldhouse in 2012, 2014 and 2016. The women's tournament will take place at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates, Ill. in 2013 and 2015.