From Nebraska media relations department
Lincoln – Nebraska basketball finished with its highest attendance finish in program history, as the NCAA officially released its 2014-15 men’s basketball attendance figures on Monday.
Nebraska ranked 10th nationally in average attendance, averaging 15,569 fans per game at Pinnacle Bank Arena in 2014-15. The Huskers drew 249,101 fans for its 16 home games, marking the second straight year Nebraska topped its single-season record for attendance. Nebraska’s average of 15,419 in 2013-14 ranked 13th nationally.
Nebraska helped the Big Ten lead the nation with a total attendance of 3,195,137, the second-highest total number of any conference in history. The Big Ten also led all conferences in average attendance with 12,781 fans per game, marking the 39th consecutive year the Big Ten has led the nation in average attendance.
Nebraska’s fan support across the spectrum is evident in the fact that Nebraska was the only Division I program which ranked in the top-10 in average attendance in both football and men’s basketball, while the Huskers also ranked in the top-15 in attendance in volleyball (first), women’s basketball (11th) and baseball (11th).
In addition, the Huskers were one of only five programs to have men’s and women’s basketball programs that ranked in the top 15 in average attendance in 2014-15, joining Kentucky, Louisville, Tennessee and Michigan State.