Syracuse men’s basketball attendance drops 10 percent but SU still finishes 2nd in NCAA report

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Syracuse finished second in average home attendance for the 2015-16 season, the NCAA announced in its annual attendance report. Kentucky topped the list, beating out the Orange for the first time since the 2012-13 campaign.SU average attendance declined from 23,854 fans per game in 2014-15 to 21,592 fans this season, a 10 percent fall. Total Carrier Dome attendance was 367,068 in the Orange’s 17 home games.Syracuse finished third behind North Carolina and Kentucky in attendance for all contests, which includes home, road and neutral-site games. A total of 682,039 people attended Syracuse basketball games in 2015-16. Syracuse has finished first in average home attendance 14 times in program history and has placed fourth or better each season since the Carrier Dome opened in 1980. Comments Published on June 9, 2016 at 8:28 pm Contact Matthew: mguti100@syr.edu | @MatthewGut21last_img