For the billionth year in a row (feel free to check the math), Louisville finished third in the country in men’s basketball attendance behind only Syracuse and Kentucky.
Here are the final tallies for the 2016-17 season:
Also, shoutout to Grand Canyon. The ‘Lopes didn’t factor into the rankings because they’re reclassifying, but their attendance numbers would have been good enough to crack the top 80 ... and knock DePaul from its No. 100 spot.
Any excuse possible.
You can see the full attendance numbers for last season here.