This was a week of the highest highs and lowest lows. For the first time this season, attendance averaged above 5,000. On the other end, one school in the bottom three offered a free snack if you came to their game… But it didn’t work so well.  Let’s take a look: Number of games drawing fewer than 1,000 fans: 35 (Season total: 542) Here are the 3 lowest attended games of last week: 3. Army vs Lafayette – Only 523 were present in West Point on Wednesday to see the Black Knights host the Leopards of Lafayette, but the student section […]

Week 14 NCAA College Basketball Attendance – First Week Over ...


Baylor slips two spots, while FSU, Wisconsin, and Oregon join the top 10 this week. At the bottom? Not much change, with Coppin State dropping into the bottom five. Everyone else? You can view all 351 teams ranked in our AMSTS Week 14 rankings here. The highlights this week: Division 1 Top 10: Gonzaga Villanova (+1) Louisville (+1) Baylor (-2) Kansas UNC (+2) FSU (+8) Kentucky (-2) Wisconsin (+2) Oregon (+7) Division 1 Bottom 5: Alabama A&M NC A&T Bethune-Cookman Coppin State (-2) Missisippi Valley State (+1) Top gainers since last week: UTEP (+38) FAU (+33) Fairfield (+24) Buffalo (+24) […]

Week 14 AMSTS NCAA Basketball Computer Rankings Are Out!


We have reached peak basketball! Your average college basketball game is attracting more than 4,900 fans, and only 33 games this week had fewer than 1,000 fans in the door.  In fact, it was the first week this season to not have any games with fewer than 400 spectators. Another good week for college basketball attendance! Let’s take a look: Number of games drawing fewer than 1,000 fans: 33 (Season total: 507) Here are the 3 lowest attended games of last week: 3. Central Arkansas vs Incarnate Word – Poor Central Arkansas makes the list again, in the strongest attendance week of […]

NCAA Basketball Attendance Week 13: Highest Attendance of the Season!



No changes in the top two, but Florida State is up 4 spots while Arizona jumps into the Top 10 for the first time this season, up 9 spots after beating UCLA. Bethune-Cookman inched out of the Bottom 5, dropping MVSU, Alabama State, and FAMU down a spot.  Everyone else? You can view all 351 teams ranked in our AMSTS Week 11 rankings here. The highlights this week: Division 1 Top 10: Gonzaga Baylor (+2) Villanova (-1) Louisville (+5) Kansas (+1) Kentucky (-3) Arizona (+9) UNC (+2) UVA (+6) West Virginia (+10) Division 1 Bottom 5: Alabama A&M NC A&T Bethune-Cookman […]

Week 13 AMSTS Computer Rankings Are Out!


Attendance was way up last week, with the average inching towards nearly 5,000 fans a game. On the bottom end, there were no games with fewer than 300 fans, the first time that has happened all season. Even the number of games with fewer than 1,000 fans was down from a normal range of the mid-40s to a mere 38.  A good week for college basketball attendance! Let’s take a look: Number of games drawing fewer than 1,000 fans: 38 (Season total: 474) Here are the 3 lowest attended games of last week: 3. Boston University vs Colgate – The sad part […]

NCAA Basketball Attendance Week 12: Nobody Wants To See Central ...


No changes in the top two, but Florida State is up 4 spots while Arizona jumps into the Top 10 for the first time this season, up 9 spots after beating UCLA. Bethune-Cookman inched out of the Bottom 5, dropping MVSU, Alabama State, and FAMU down a spot.  Everyone else? You can view all 351 teams ranked in our AMSTS Week 11 rankings here. The highlights this week: Division 1 Top 10: Gonzaga Villanova Kentucky (+1) Baylor (-1) Florida State (+4) Kansas Arizona (+9) Creighton (-3) Louisville (+1) UNC (+2) Division 1 Bottom 5: Alabama A&M NC A&T Missisippi Valley State […]

Week 12 AMSTS Computer Rankings Are Out!



School is back in session and with it, attendances have increased to their non-break levels. Overall attendance was up 18% this week, with only two games played with fewer than 300 in the crowd. Even with that, two games played with fewer than 5% of seats occupied this week, our #1 game of the week as well as Northern Arizona vs Sacramento State. Let’s take a look: Number of games drawing fewer than 1,000 fans: 47 (Season total: 436) Here are the 3 lowest attended games of last week: 3. St Francis (Brooklyn) vs Sacred Heart – With a capacity of 2,000, it’s no […]

NCAA Week 11 Attendance: School Is Back In Session, But ...


More movement at the top as Baylor’s loss drops them to third and Gonzaga and Villanova climb a spot. On the bottom end, Mississippi Valley State won two games this week, enough to get them out of the bottom spot, giving up the spot to Alabama A&M.   Everyone else? You can view all 351 teams ranked in our AMSTS Week 11 rankings here. The highlights this week: Division 1 Top 10: Gonzaga (+1) Villanova (+1) Baylor (-2) Kentucky Creighton (+1) Kansas (+1) UCLA (+1) West Virginia (+5) Florida State (-4) Louisville Division 1 Bottom 5: Alabama A&M (-1) NC A&T […]

Week 11 AMSTS Computer Rankings Are Out!


Bad weather across parts of the country led to reduced attendance this week, which was particularly evident in that the number of games with fewer than 1,000 fans shot up to 76, nearly double the normal number for the week. With the bad weather, we saw a school request that it’s fans NOT attend the game. The twist? They still drew more fans than a couple of other schools this week. Let’s take a look: Number of games drawing fewer than 1,000 fans: 76 (Season total: 389) Here are the 3 lowest attended games of last week: 3. Portland State vs Sacramento […]

Week 10 NCAA Basketball Attendance: Team Requests Nobody Attend, Still ...



A shakeup at the top as Nova drops two spots on account of their loss against Butler, while Kentucky hops up 4 spots to enter the Top 5. At the bottom, some shuffling but MVSU keeps the worst spot in D1.   Everyone else? You can view all 351 teams ranked in our AMSTS Week 10 rankings here. The highlights this week: Division 1 Top 10: Baylor (+1) Gonzaga (+1) Villanova (-2) Kentucky (+4) Florida State (-1) Creighton Kansas (+4) UCLA (+1) Duke (+3) Louisville (-3) Division 1 Bottom 5: Missisippi Valley State Alabama A&M (-1) NC A&T (-3) Coppin State (+1) Alabama State (-3) […]

Week 10 AMSTS Computer Rankings Are Out!


Sacred Heart is the focal point this week as they drew fewer than 550 fans over two games this week, surprisingly low as the Pioneers had drawn over 500 for most of the season thus far. The other story this week is the continued issues that HBCUs face in getting butts in seats, with two HBCUs sitting in the bottom three yet again. Let’s take a look, shall we? Number of games drawing fewer than 1,000 fans: 52 (Season total: 313) Here are the 3 lowest attended games of last week: 3. Southern vs SE Louisiana – SWAC schools continue to struggle to […]

Week 9 NCAA Basketball Attendance: Sacred Heart Draws Sub-300 Twice


UCLA drops six while FSU jumps 5 in the Top 10 after last week’s games. Arkansas-Pine Bluff drops a spot to enter the Bottom Five.   Everyone else? You can view all 351 teams ranked in our AMSTS Week 9 rankings here. The highlights this week: Division 1 Top 10: Villanova Baylor (+1) Gonzaga (+1) Florida State (+5) West Virginia (+3) Creighton Louisville (+2) Kentucky (+3) UCLA (-6) Virginia (+2) Division 1 Bottom 5: Alabama A&M Missisippi Valley State Coppin State Florida A&M Arkansas-Pine Bluff (-1) Top gainers since last week: Northern Colorado (+47) Radford (+43) Nebraska (+42) Wofford (+39) St. John’s (+38) Top losers since last week: Sam […]

Week 9 AMSTS NCAA Basketball Computer Rankings Are Out!