Indiana finishes 8th nationally in attendance

Indiana finished 8th nationally in attendance for the 2014-15 basketball season.

Indiana didn't advance past the first round of the NCAA Tournament in a relatively down year for the program, but the Hoosiers finished in the top 10 in national attendance once again.

Indiana was 8th nationally in attendance during the 2014-15 season, according to the numbers released Monday by the NCAA. The Hoosiers drew an average of 16,288 fans per game at Assembly Hall for a total of 309,477. Only Wisconsin averaged more in the Big Ten, but the Badgers played three fewer home games than the Hoosiers.

Assembly Hall’s capacity is 17,472.

This is the fourth straight year Indiana has finished in the top 10 nationally in attendance, and the 37th time in 43 years the Hoosiers have been in the top 10.

Here's a look at the top 10 for 2014-15:

1. Syracuse: 429,378, 18 games, 23,854 average
2. Kentucky: 447,874, 19 games, 23,572 average
3. Louisville: 406,338, 19 games, 21,386 average
4. North Carolina: 293,723, 15 games, 19,582 average
5. Wisconsin: 276,464, 16 games,
17,279 average
6. Creighton: 289,808, 17 games, 17,048 average
7. Kansas: 262,127, 16 games, 16,383 average
8. Indiana: 309,477, 19 games, 16,288 average
9. BYU: 258,002, 16 games, 16,125 average
10. Nebraska: 249,101, 16 games, 15,569 average


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