The NCAA released its final home attendance numbers for the 2016-17 campaign last week, and the UT women’s basketball team finished No. 27 in the country, averaging 3,744 fans per contest.
Toledo also led the Mid-American Conference in home attendance for an unprecedented 27th consecutive season.The Rockets have ranked in the top 30 nationally in home attendance each of the last six years under Head Coach Tricia Cullop. The 2016-17 Mid-American Conference Champions also finished No. 28 (3,748) in 2011-12, No. 25 (4,012) in 2012-13, No. 24 (3,932) in 2013-14, No. 28 (3,636) in 2014-15, and No. 24 (4,050) in 2015-16.
The Midnight Blue and Gold drew at least 3,500 fans in nine of its 15 home contests this year, including a season best 5,697 against nationally ranked Notre Dame Dec. 18, the sixth largest crowd in school history.
In nine years under Cullop, the Rockets are 112-32 (.778) on their home court, including 63-16 (.797) against MAC opponents. Aiding Toledo’s stellar home mark was a 22-game winning streak over the course of the 2010-11 and 2011-12 seasons, the second longest home unbeaten stretch in school history.
Toledo also has won at least 11 home contests in seven seasons under Cullop, including a school-record 19 victories during the 2010-11 campaign.