Norfolk State has been one of the most consistent teams in the MEAC over the last couple of years, but you wouldn’t know it by looking at the team’s attendance numbers.
NSU (15-9, 8-1) is averaging just 1,670 fans per game so far, according to the Virginian-Pilot. But take away last week’s game against rival Hampton, which pulled in nearly 5,000 and the number is a lot lower. So far, six times the team has drawn under 1,400 fans.
NSU isn’t the only team that’s had trouble drawing a crowd to its games. Even NC Central, which appears headed towards its third-straight 20 win season, drew less than 2,000 fans per game last year.
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