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LSU Tops NCAA Baseball Attendance For 22nd Straight Season; Louisiana-Lafayette Moves Up

For the 22nd consecutive season, LSU led all of college baseball in attendance for the '17 regular season, averaging 10,644 fans per game at Alex Box Stadium. LSU was the only team to average more than 10,000 fans per game, and was one of 11 SEC schools in the top 25, including each of the top five spots. ACC schools grabbed four spots inside the top 25, while the Big 12 placed three teams. Louisiana-Lafayette led all schools outside the Power Five with an average of 4,917 fans. Miami saw a 12% decrease in attendance, a season in which the school’s 44-year streak making the NCAA Tournament came to an end.

'17 NCAA BASEBALL ATTENDANCE: TOP SCHOOLS
RANK
SCHOOL
GAMES
TOTAL
AVG.
PREV.
% +/-
GAMES
('16)
1
LSU
34
361,912
10,644
10,586
0.5%
35
2
Ole Miss
32
273,448
8,545
8,503
0.5%
32
3
Mississippi State
34
272,974
8,029
7,487
7.2%
33
4
Arkansas
33
239,382
7,254
7,815
-7.2%
34
5
South Carolina
36
258,407
7,178
7,307
-1.8%
34
6
Nebraska
23
124,086
5,395
5,222
3.3%
27
7
Louisiana-Lafayette
27
132,763
4,917
4,258
15.5%
27
8
Texas
35
171,813
4,909
5,246
-6.4%
34
9
Texas A&M
35
171,472
4,899
5,208
-5.9%
34
10
TCU
27
130,225
4,823
4,286
12.5%
28
11
Clemson
35
158,432
4,527
4,625
-2.1%
31
12
Florida State
35
152,318
4,352
4,013
8.4%
36
13
Texas Tech
27
110,409
4,089
3,613
13.2%
27
14
Florida
34
136,509
4,015
3,966
1.2%
33
15
Alabama
36
135,845
3,773
4,314
-12.5%
31
16
Arizona
31
103,896
3,351
3,043
10.1%
30
17
Virginia
34
107,202
3,153
3,639
-13.4%
33
18
Oregon State
27
83,181
3,081
2,937
4.9%
23
19
Southern Miss
30
90,847
3,028
3,040
-0.4%
28
20
Hawaii
35
105,743
3,021
3,007
0.5%
34
21
Auburn
36
104,958
2,916
2,636
10.6%
35
22
Georgia
33
96,008
2,909
2,309
26.0%
34
23
ECU
34
97,299
2,862
2,642
8.3%
31
24
Vanderbilt
33
92,286
2,797
3,062
-8.7%
36
25
Miami
33
86,632
2,625
2,969
-11.6%
38