Wisconsin men’s basketball ranked sixth in the country and second in the Big Ten Conference in home attendance this season according to figures released by the NCAA.
The Badgers averaged a capacity 17,287 fans per home game and saw a total of 311,166 people enter through the turnstiles at the Kohl Center in 2015-16.
Wisconsin has now finished in the top seven for national attendance in each of the past 16 seasons. This year, the Badgers trailed only Kentucky, Syracuse, Louisville, North Carolina and Maryland in average attendance.
The Badgers were one of only seven teams in the country to average over 17,000 fans at each home game.
Marquette averaged 13,308 fans a game, ranking second in the Big East and 21st in the nation. The Golden Eagles have ranked in the top-25 in attendance in each of the past 15 seasons.