Louisville Again Finishes Third In Men's Basketball Attendance

Joe Robbins

For the fifth straight season, Louisville has finished third in the nation behind Syracuse and Kentucky in men's basketball attendance. The three programs were once again the only ones in Division-I to average more than 20,000 fans per home game.

U of L was also one of six programs to finish the 2013-14 season with more than 300,000 total fans at their home games - Syracuse (472,550 in 18 games), Kentucky (413,350 in 18), Louisville (383,070 in 18), Ohio State (329,481 in 20), North Carolina (324,458 in 18) and Indiana (312,453 in 18) comprised the group.

Here are the complete rankings, which include Syracuse taking the attendance title away from Kentucky for the first time since 2005:

Rank School G Attendance Average
1. Syracuse 18 472,550 26,253
2. Kentucky 18 413,350 22,964
3. Louisville 18 383,070 21,282
4. North Carolina 18 324,458 18,025
5. Creighton 16 286,329 17,896
6. Indiana 18 312,453 17,359
7. Wisconsin 17 290,773 17,104
8. Ohio St. 20 329,481 16,474
9. Kansas 16 262,993 16,437
10. Memphis 18 290,183 16,121
11. BYU 15 238,131 15,875
12. Tennessee 17 263,070 15,475
13. Nebraska 16 246,702 15,419
14. Marquette 16 245,232 15,327
15. Illinois 16 243,931 15,246
16. New Mexico 15 228,176 15,212
17. Iowa 17 254,588 14,976
18. Michigan St. 16 236,752 14,797
19. Arizona 18 258,749 14,375
20. Iowa St. 16 227,079 14,192
21. Arkansas 20 280,465 14,023
22. UNLV 20 262,501 13,125
23. Purdue 17 216,553 12,738
24. Michigan 15 190,477 12,698
25. North Carolina St. 19 240,182 12,641

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