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Iowa 2nd, Iowa State 3rd nationally in women’s basketball average home attendance
Hawkeyes drew more than 200,000 fans in a memorable 31-7 season that ended in the national final
IOWA CITY — The University of Iowa women’s basketball program ranked second nationally last season, both in total home attendance and average home attendance.
The Hawkeyes welcomed 200,569 fans to Carver-Hawkeye Arena in 2022-23.
An average of 11,143 fans per game saw the Hawkeyes go 17-1 at Carver, including sellouts in the final three games: 15,056 in the regular-season finale, an 86-85 win over Indiana, and 14,382 each in the NCAA first- and second-round wins over Southeastern Louisiana and Georgia.
South Carolina led the nation both in total attendance (220,010) and average attendance (12,942).
Iowa (31-7, Big Ten tournament champion and NCAA tournament runner-up) led the nation in games with attendance of 13,000-plus., with 11.
Iowa State was third in average attendance (10,323) and seventh in total attendance (144,525).
NCAA leaders: Home average attendance
1. South Carolina 12,942
2. Iowa 11,143
3. Iowa State 10,323
4. Connecticut 10,255
5. Louisville 8.779
6. LSU 8,733
7. Tennessee 8,150
8. Indiana 8,104
9. Arizona 7,679
10. Maryland 7,132