According to secsports.com, as of January 2007, the Kentucky Wildcats led the SEC in attendance at its men's basketball games. Not really a surprise given Kentucky's basketball history. So, here's the list.
1. Kentucky Wildcats - 23,125 - #1 in the nation!!
2. Tennessee Volunteers - 19,268 - # 5 in the nation in 2006
3. Arkansas Razorbacks - 16,150 -- #12 in the nation
4. South Carolina Gamecocks - 12,870
5. Florida Gators - 11,614
6. Alabama Crimson Tide - 11,348
7. Vanderbilt Commodores - 11,223 -- was #24 in the nation in 2006
8. LSU Tigers - 9,706
9. Mississippi State Bulldogs - 9,032
10. Georgia Bulldogs - 6,778
11. Auburn Tigers - 4,680
12. Ole Miss Rebels - 4,125
How does the SEC compare to the other conferences in basketball fan attendance?
SEC v. PAC 10; SEC v. Big-12
I don't have total numbers for every team. But, NCAA.org has provided a list of the top 25 schools in fan attendance. The SEC's own Kentucky Wildcats were #1 with 341,445 fans attending their games in 2006. That's an average of 22,763 fans per game.
The following is a list of the number of teams in the top 25 in fan attendance by conference.
1. Big Ten - 6
2. SEC - 4
2. ACC - 4
2. Big East - 4
5. Big-12 - 2
6. PAC 10 - 1
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