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Badgers basketball fifth in the nation in attendance

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Badgers basketball fans came out in large numbers to support the national runners-up. According to attendance figures released by the NCAA on Monday, Wisconsin ranked fifth in the nation in home attendance with 17,279 fans per game.

The Badgers led the Big Ten in home attendance for the 10th time since 2003. The Big Ten led the nation in attendance for the 39th consecutive year.

Wisconsin has a 15-year streak of finishing in the top seven in the nation in attendance. The Badgers only trailed Syracuse, Kentucky, Louisville and North Carolina this past season.

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