For the sixth straight year, Weber State men’s basketball ranked in the top 100 in the nation in attendance. The Wildcats finished with the 75th highest attendance average in the country according to attendance number released by the NCAA.
For the 2015-16 season, Weber State averaged 6,785 fans per game for the 14 home games. A total of 94,995 fans attended Wildcat games this past season at the Dee Events Center. The national home attendance average for all Division I schools last season was 4,744 fans per game.
The Wildcats also led the Big Sky Conference in attendance for the eighth straight season, averaging more than 2,800 fans more than the next closest team in attendance. The ‘Cats have now led the conference in attendance in 13 of the last 15 years.
Weber State had the 14th highest attendance average among schools in the western United States. The Wildcats also finished with a higher attendance average than six Pac-12 schools, seven Mountain West schools nine West Coast schools and all but one Big West School.
In 10 years under head coach Randy Rahe, Weber State has posted a 127-22 (.852) record at the Dee Events Center. Rahe, WSU’s all-time leader in coaching wins, is 76-10 (.884) at home in Big Sky regular season games.
Imagine what our average attendance would look like if we could get some named schools to come play at the Dee OOC