Mount St. Mary’s Men’s Basketball Leads Northeast Conference in Attendance

Mount St. Mary’s Men’s Basketball Leads Northeast Conference in Attendance

Emmitsburg, Md. (August 10, 2017) -- The Mount St. Mary's University men's basketball team led the Northeast Conference in attendance and ranked second in the state of Maryland during the 2016-17 season en route to winning its fifth league title. The Mount went on to record its second NCAA Tournament win in program history with a 67-66 win over New Orleans in the First Four Round.

Mount St. Mary's drew a total of 34,042 fans during the season, which was nearly 13,000 more fans than the next highest school in the NEC (Wagner – 21,124). The Mount also held the second-highest attendance figure in the state, trailing only the University of Maryland.

In addition, the Mount was No. 10 in attendance among peer schools across the five mid-major conferences in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, and ranked No. 6 among that group in percentage of arena filled on game night.

The Mountaineers look to defend their Northeast Conference title during the 2017-18 campaign. For season ticket information, please contact Kevin Robinson Jr. at 301-447-5462 or krobinson@msmary.edu