March 11, 2013
CHICAGO -- Fans heading to Chicago for the 2013 Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament have an opportunity to join other Badger fans in celebrating the start of March Madness.
Throughout the tournament, be sure to visit Municipal Bar & Dining Company, the official Badger fan headquarters, located on Ohio Street in downtown Chicago.
The tournament weekend tips off this Thursday, March 14, at 6 p.m. (CT) at the Municipal Bar & Dining Company with the "Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament Tip-off Party" hosted by Wisconsin Athletics in conjunction with the Wisconsin Alumni Association. Join other Badger fans for an evening of food and drink, Badger spirit and more.
The Big 1070's "Mike Heller Show" will broadcast live from the Municipal Bar & Dining Company from 3-6 p.m. on Thursday. In addition, Heller will also host a special sixty-minute "Big Ten Tournament Preview Show" beginning at 6 p.m.
Plus, fans will receive a free Grateful Red t-shirt, courtesy of adidas, while supplies last. In addition, great door prizes will be awarded throughout the night.
As the tournament progresses, additional fan events may be added throughout the weekend. Fans are encouraged to follow @BadgerMBB and @uwbadgersdotcom on Twitter to receive the latest updates.