“Our tremendous fan support is well-known across the country,” UD Vice-President and Director of Athletics Neil Sullivan said in a statement. “But by no means is it taken for granted by our student-athletes, our coaches and our staff. On behalf of everyone involved with University of Dayton Athletics, we say ‘Thank You’ to the Flyer Faithful.”
Syracuse led the nation in average attendance (21,704). Ohio State ranked 18th (14,531). The 350 Division I teams averaged 4,601 fans per game.