The Attendance at the SEC Basketball Tournament is Pitiful

By DJ Byrnes on March 13, 2014 at 1:14p

Hard to compete at basketball when you're pumping 95% of your university's resources into football.

That's not even Big-Ten-at-Football bad.

Source: @KySportsRadio

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Deadly Nuts's picture

The fans won't show up until they start playing Stanford Football.


+11 HS
tennbuckeye19's picture

To be fair, this is the crowd for the start of Texas A&M vs. Missouri.

Believe it or not, the crowds last night for the powerhouse match-ups featuring South Carolina vs. Auburn and Vanderbilt vs. Mississippi State appeared to be even smaller.

And BTW: Matt Jones from KSR is a major tool.

+3 HS
LexingtonBuckeye's picture

Matt Jones is the worst. I can't upvote that comment enough...

toad1204's picture

Have you ever tried to throw a football through a basketball hoop?  Its not easy.

Nothing like dancing on the field in 02... 

+5 HS
toad1204's picture

Arm Punts apparently aren't easy either.

Nothing like dancing on the field in 02... 

+2 HS
AngryWoody's picture

If I could upvote you 1,000 times I would.

Our Honor Defend!

AkronBuckeye13's picture

He didn't have too much trouble hitting the red State Farm banners, he must be used to throwing the ball to players wearing red.

+1 HS
Go1Bucks's picture

Browns QB Tanney can do it, and btw he didn't get released.

Go Bucks!

Chief B1G Dump's picture

To be fair, all their sports fans were at the Big Johnson's Big Mouth Bass hand fishin tournament crushing Busch Lights in their jorts.

+4 HS
BuckeyeRealist13's picture

Such a horrible idea for the SEC to hold their conference tournament in the Atlanta Dome. If they want to hold the tournament in ATL, just play it in Philips arena. 

"You're damn right thats daddy" - Urban Meyer 

cal3713's picture

There appears to be a pretty heavy concentration in the second deck, upper right.  Best seats in the house.

TUNBUCK89's picture

With that kind of attendance, a High School arena would've been largely sufficient.

Mr. Slick's picture

They think hurry up offenses in football are too fast, can you imagine why they don't like basketball??

I'm sure Bert thinks basketball is not safe bc the offense doesnt have to wait ten seconds for the defense to get ready when they get a rebound.

+1 HS