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UA Again Among Nation’s Elite in Men’s Basketball Attendance

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TUCSON, AZ - The Arizona men's basketball program has long been one of the nation's elite in terms of home attendance, and the 2014-15 season was no different, as the Wildcats placed in the top 20 nationally in attendance average for the 29th year in a row.

UA averaged 14,591 fans per game at McKale Center this season to rank 17th nationally and lead the Pac-12 in average attendance for the 31st-consecutive campaign. Arizona also placed 10th nationally in percent of capacity filled (99.6) and 16th in total home attendance (248,046), leading the Pac-12 in both categories.

The following are the national ranks for each Pac-12 team in total home attendance, average home attendance and percent of capacity filled:

Total home attendance
(total home games in parentheses)


16.     Arizona                     248,046 (17)
32.     Utah                           205, 717 (17)
46.     Colorado                  155,298 (17)
55.     California                 145,775 (18)
59.     UCLA                        131,079 (17)
73.     Oregon                      117,962 (19)
82.     Arizona State           107,730 (18)
91.     Washington              95,969 (15)
93.     Oregon State           95,409 (17)
102.   Stanford                   84,336 (19)
133.   USC                          56,836 (16)
154.   Washington State   44,662 (14)


Average home attendance
17.     Arizona                     14,591
30.     Utah                           12,101
49.     Colorado                   9,135
54.     California                  8,099
59.     UCLA                         7,711
78.     Washington              6,398
84.     Oregon                      6,209
89.     Arizona State           5,985
95.     Oregon State           5,612
116.   Stanford                   4,439
135.   USC                          3,552
147.   Washington State   3,190


Percent of capacity
10.     Arizona                     99.6
51.     Colorado                   82.6
55.     Utah                           80.7
94.     California                  68.2
109.   Washington              64.0
117.   Stanford                     61.4
125.   Oregon State            58.4
139.   UCLA                         55.9
163.   Oregon                      50.2
206.   Arizona State           42.2
246.   USC                           34.6
279.   Washington State    27.3


Arizona ended the 2014-15 season in the midst of a 38-game winning streak at McKale Center, the longest active streak in the nation and the third-longest in program history. UA went 17-0 at home in 2014-15, marking its third unblemished home record under head coach Sean Miller and the 12th in the history of McKale.

The Wildcats are 91-11 (.892) at McKale Center since Miller took the program's reins prior to the start of the 2009-10 season.


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