For the second consecutive season under head coach Fran McCaffery, the Iowa men’s basketball team increased home attendance, finishing the 2011-12 season ranked 31st in the country, according to a news release from University of Iowa Sports Information.
An average of 11,908 fans per game watched the Iowa men’s basketball team in Carver-Hawkeye Arena in 2012, an increase of 273 fans per game than 2011. UI points out that the Hawkeyes were up an average of 1,066 fans during the team’s nine-game Big Ten schedule compared to the year before.
Iowa played a total of 32 games, home and away, averaging 13,515 fans, an average that ranked 21st nationally in 2012.
The Big Ten led the nation in men’s basketball attendance for the 36th consecutive season. The Big Ten led all conferences with an average attendance of 12,868, which is more than 1,300 higher than the next-closest conference (Southeastern).
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