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LSU Sets New NCAA Baseball Avg. Attendance Record; Creighton Again In Top 10

LSU led all college baseball teams in regular season attendance for the sixth straight year with 10,885 fans per game at Alex Box Stadium, marking an NCAA record, according to an analysis of figures compiled by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association. The previous NCAA average home attendance record was set by LSU in ’10 with 10,673 fans per game. LSU has led all of college baseball at the gate for 17 of the last 18 seasons. This past season was LSU’s fifth at the new Alex Box Stadium after playing in the old venue by the same name from 1938-2008. Arkansas again ranked second nationally with 8,335 fans per game, up from 7,893 last season. The SEC occupied six of the top 10 spots this season, with Ole Miss (No. 3), South Carolina (No. 4), Mississippi State (No. 5) and Texas A&M (No. 9). Since moving to TD Ameritrade Park Omaha in ’11, Creighton has ranked in the top 10 in home attendance. The school once again ranked 10th in ’13 with 4,041 fans per game, down from 4,269 last season. In ’10, during Creighton’s last season splitting games between Creighton Sports Complex and Rosenblatt Stadium, the school ranked No. 43 overall with an average of 1,314 fans per game (THE DAILY).

TOP NCAA SCHOOLS IN AVG. HOME BASEBALL ATTENDANCE DURING '13 REGULAR SEASON
RANK
SCHOOL
GMS
TOTAL
AVG.
1
LSU
38
413,638
10,885
2
Arkansas
30
250,055
8,335
3
Ole Miss
30
239,909
7,996
4
South Carolina
32
237,961
7,436
5
Mississippi State
33
240,726
7,294
6
Texas
32
185,400
5,793
7
Clemson
31
147,296
4,751
8
Florida State
35
162,913
4,654
9
Texas A&M
33
149,263
4,523
10
Creighton
22
88,916
4,041
11
TCU
30
107,117
3,570
12
Florida
36
126,421
3,511
13
Hawaii
29
97,355
3,357
14
Rice
28
92,043
3,287
15
Alabama
31
101,137
3,262
16
Southern Miss
29
91,286
3,147
17
Virginia
34
102,410
3,012
18
Baylor
27
77,572
2,873
19
Nebraska
16
45,837
2,864
20
Arizona State
27
75,712
2,804
21
Wichita State
32
86,366
2,698
22
Arizona
35
94,197
2,691
23
Auburn
32
85,049
2,657
24
Miami
37
97,515
2,635
25
Vanderbilt
35
89,733
2,563
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