Aug 11, 2020 10:07 PM

MIAA women's basketball leads Division II in attendance

Posted Aug 11, 2020 10:07 PM

INDIANAPOLIS (August 11, 2020) - The MIAA led NCAA Division II Women’s Basketball for the 12th straight season in total attendance with 185,458 fans attending games and an average attendance of 1,085 fans per game during the 2019-2020 season. It is also the ninth consecutive season the Association surpassed 185,000 fans for a season.

The MIAA also landed seven members in the top 11 of total attendance led by Fort Hays State, which ranked second nationally with an average of 2,465 fans. Washburn finished sixth and Central Missouri came in seventh. The Ichabods had an attendance average of 1,558 fans and the Jennies had a figure of 1,551. 

Emporia State and Missouri Southern ranked eighth and ninth respectively. The Lady Hornets recorded an average of 1,512  fans as the Lions drew an average of 1,392 fans. In 10th was Missouri Western with an average of 1,282 fans. Pittsburg State finished just outside of the top 10 with an average of 1,231 fans.

The 2020 MIAA Women’s Basketball Championship game between Central Missouri and Emporia State was the highest attended single-game in NCAA Division II for the season with a crowd of 6,455. To see the complete attendance number for all three NCAA Divisions and how MIAA members compare, click here

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