San Diego, California - For the fourth consecutive season, the San Diego State men’s basketball program produced the highest average home attendance in the state of California, averaging a sellout crowd of 12,414 fans inside its on-campus home, Viejas Arena. Nationally, the Aztecs ranked 27th for the second-straight year, matching its highest rating in school history.
SDSU is the only Division I school from the Golden State ranked in the top 50 and finished ahead of UCLA, which averaged the second-most fans at its home games among California schools and 57th nationally with 8,136 per contest.
San Diego State played 16 home games during the 2013-14 season, all of which produced sell-out crowds. Furthermore, SDSU landed at No. 30 in Division I attendance for all games - home, road and neutral sites - which is its highest ranking in program history, averaging 10,901 fans per contest.
Prior to this season, the Aztecs saw their national average home attendance ranking move up in each of the previous five years. San Diego State was 76th in 2008-09 (7,023), 72nd in 2009-10 (7,227), 30th in 2010-11 (11,668), 29th in 2011-12 (12,096) and 27th in 2012-13 (12,414).
Entering the 2014-15 season, SDSU has played in front of 38 consecutive home sellouts, including 31 straight in the last two seasons, along with 42 of 50 games over the last three seasons and 55 of 65 contests dating back to the start of the 2010-11 campaign.
San Diego State is expected to return three starters and add a top-15 recruiting class in 2014-15, with a high-major transfer eligible at the start of the season. In all, the Aztecs are poised to welcome back three of its top-four scorers.