Eric Coughlin and Andrew Mascharka

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Empty Seats: The Athletic Department's Battle to Fill The Convo For Basketball Games

Despite regularly winning, attendance numbers over the years have been dropping at Eastern basketball games. According to the NCAA, since EMU moved to the Convocation Center in 1998, men’s basketball attendance has averaged 1,509 fans per game and only 892 over the last three seasons. From 1982-1998, when EMU played at the 5,400-seat Bowen Field House located on campus, EMU men’s basketball averaged 2,897 fans per game.