I frequently hear UM MBB ridiculed for having low attendance. Trolls ask why fans wont support the program that is actually winning? I live on the west side of the state so weeknight games and weather during basketball season are all valid concerns. All that being said I was at Purdue game Saturday and there were lots of empty seats the upper sections at the ends of the arena were virtually empty and there were lots of empty seats everywhere in the lower bowl. So we could ask why this is, but I think its more complicated than that.
When I search for tickets on the secondary market there are very few tickets available in the lower bowl. The tickets that are available are very expensive. And not just I am cheap and think its too expensive, as in even the site of choice rates them as not a good deal. So is this a matter of season ticket holders who just don't go to games and also don't sell their tickets? If so there's nothing the rest of the fan base can do about that.....
I can see not making it to your seats on a Tuesday, or it not being worth the trouble to sell them, but if you aren't going to a Saturday BIG opener why aren't you selling or giving those away?
Am I missing something?