Daily Archives: March 18, 2019


We’ve heard it before: The Road to the Final Four is long and painful.  But exactly how long is it?  For some of the teams, it seems like they always get opening round games right down the road.  For the rest of us, it seems like our team has to cross nine time zones to even get to the Sweet 16. Well, I did the work so you didn’t have to. Using some base assumptions, I plugged in the numbers to see who, exactly, has the longest way still to go.  The answer may surprise you. Assumptions: During the NCAA […]

The Long Road to the 2019 Final Four: How Far ...


It’s the last week of the regular season for many major conferences, but many of the low and mid major conference tournaments have begun. Ultimately this led to a lot fewer low attendance games than normal, which brought the average crowd over 5,000 for the first time this season. Without further ado, let’s take a look: Number of games drawing fewer than 1,000 fans: 1 (Season total: 749) Here are the 3 lowest attended games of last week: Northern Illinois vs Ohio – Hosted by NIU, a longtime fan of AMSTS, in the first round of the MAC tournament, only 1070 […]

NCAA Basketball 2018-19 Attendance, Week 19: The End of the ...