Kentucky led the nation in men's college basketball attendance for the fifth straight season, the NCAA announced Wednesday.
UK averaged 24,111 for its 18 home games. Syracuse was second with an average home attendance of 22,152.
The 433,989 that came to Rupp Arena for 18 games last season marked the highest home attendance for any team since 1993.
Louisville ranked third with an average of 19,397.
Tennessee (19,168) was fourth and was the only other Southeastern Conference school in the top 20.
The Indianapolis Star noted that Indiana, which was 11th at 15,296, was one of two schools in the top 25 in attendance despite a losing record. The Hoosiers were 10-21 last season.
The other team with a losing record in the top 25 in attendance was Arkansas at No. 25, with 13,182 per home game.
Among conferences, the SEC ranked second in home attendance with an average of 11,770 watching member teams play 214 games.
The Big Ten led the nation with an average of 12,591.