In addition to BTN’s week-long television coverage of the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament presented by SoFi, the network’s creative and digital group may even appear to go away its mark on the Windy City ahead of Wednesday’s opening tip-off. In partnership with creative and media agency Fallon, Chicago’s iconic Daley Plaza has been converted into a basketball-themed playground. Open to the general public from 11:30 a.M. To 8:30 p.M. And positioned at 50 W. Washington Street, a custom-built basketball court docket will characteristic 29 college-unique basketball hoops placed interior a 3-point arc adjoining to Chicago’s famous Picasso sculpture. The hoops variety in a top from 4 to 12 toes tall, with over two dozen BTN basketballs available for a mid-day shootaround. Every Team Has A Shot. Why shouldn’t you? Across the river and a few blocks to the northeast, an “All Signs Point to BTN” art installation is living in front of the Conrad Hotel close to the intersection of Erie and Michigan Ave. (one hundred and one E. Erie St.). Standing 20-toes excessive and showing the space to all 14 Big Ten Schools taking part in the tournament on BTN, the shape will continue to be in location till Friday, March 15.
Similarly, oversized #MarchOnBTN hashtag letters will be positioned directly out of doors of the United Center, on the north aspect of Madison road, for pix. For individuals who can’t make it around town or to the United Center for the tournament, BTN is preparing to deliver it without delay to you. Seven videographers might be on-website to supply custom features, highlights and participant and train interviews for BTN’s 14 college-precise Twitter debts at some point of the whole match, presented with the aid of Yahoo! Sports. Andy Katz may also supply his five favorite things from each day of the event thru the @BigTenNetwork Twitter account, while actual-time highlights from the first ten games of the tournament will be provided by State Farm and made to be had across all of BTN’s Twitter bills. For a whole lot of the event, BTN’s Instagram page will show off the visitor photography of Chicago resident Oscar Castillo.
Additionally, BTN’s Emmy-nominated original collection, The Journey, maybe revisiting iconic Big Ten Tournament moments from the @BigTenNetwork Twitter account presented using Gatorade. For fanatics looking to look at their teams in motion, the primary ten video games of the tournament on BTN also can be streamed through the FOX Sports App. The Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament Presented using SoFi starts offevolved on Wednesday, March 13, from the United Center. The day by day schedule is indexed underneath (all instances Eastern). Please be aware; examples are approximate.