Crowds Shrink at Men's Basketball Games

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A February game between Miami and Wake Forest drew 4,121 fans to the 8,000-seat BankUnited Center in Coral Gables, Fla. The Atlantic Coast Conference had the second-worst attendance drop of the most-powerful leagues.
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More than 70 Division I men's basket­ball programs—about one out of every five—have seen their regular-season attendance fall by 20 percent or more over the past four seasons, a Chronicle analysis has found. And while many colleges have had...

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