Average attendance from 18 to 19

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Average attendance from 18 to 19

Post by murraygrad05 » Wed Aug 28, 2019 5:27 pm

https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/ncaabk ... ar-AAGbiLd

Never would have guessed that EKU would be in the top 12 in increasing butts in seats. We came in at 18.

But we also have a school in the top 10 that decreased attendance.
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Post by racerlover » Wed Aug 28, 2019 6:24 pm

TSU averages less than a high school game. They should be so proud.
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Re: Average attendance from 18 to 19

Post by walleye14 » Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:07 pm

racerlover wrote:
Wed Aug 28, 2019 6:24 pm
TSU averages less than a high school game. They should be so proud.
Bottom in attendance and RPI. Impressive
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Re: Average attendance from 18 to 19

Post by STLRacer » Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:32 pm

To those of us here that have come to believe that a move to the MVC is a lateral move because the top 4 of the OVC were uncharacteristically strong and we had two teams make the NCAA and win games one freaking time (unlikely to be repeated any time soon), look at these numbers please!! The LOWEST team in the MVC for average attendance last year was Valpo at 2,611, our lowest came in at an astonishing 965. All other schools in the MVC averaged over 3,000 fans per game. In the OVC we are the ONLY team to average more than 3,000 fans per game. Valpo as the lowest attendance in the entire MVC would come in at 3rd in the OVC trailing Belmont by only 23 fans per game. Some of you are cool with status quo and playing road games in high school gyms in front of small crowds, but I want Murray playing night in and night out in front of people to show off our program. I know the MVC ship might have sailed, but don't let that fact and one year of better than usual success for our conference cloud your judgement into thinking the OVC is level with the MVC, butts in seats tells a different story.
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Re: Average attendance from 18 to 19

Post by dbracer14 » Sat Aug 31, 2019 11:32 am

There was a stat from this year. Something like the bottom ranked team in the MVC was ranked higher than our 3rd or 4th best team. It would be a tough conference to make the NCAA tourney through, but conference games would at least be good competitive basketball. Fans would enjoy it. Not much to get fired up about right now when we go months at a time without a team ranked higher than 250 coming into the bank.
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Post by smidge34 » Sat Aug 31, 2019 12:01 pm

Evansville was Sagarin’s last place team in the MVC, which would have been good enough for 5th in the OVC. On the flip side we would have finished 58 spots higher than the highest MVC team, with Belmont 50-something ahead too.
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