With March Madness just under a week away, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its March Madness Stats & Facts infographic as well as its report on 2020’s Best Cities for College Basketball Fans and accompanying videos to help get hoops lovers psyched for this magical time of year.
To find 2020’s top spots for NCAA hoops, WalletHub crunched the numbers on more than 280 cities using nine key metrics. They range from the number of teams per city and the winning percentage of each to stadium capacity and social-media engagement.
Best vs. Worst
• The Gonzaga Bulldogs have the highest current winning percentage among college basketball teams, 90.18%, which is 8.4 times higher than the Alabama A&M Bulldogs, the team with the lowest at 10.73%.
• Charlotte, North Carolina, Terre Haute, Indiana and Ithaca, New York, have the least expensive season tickets, starting at $49, 19.9 times less than a season of hoops in Lawrence, Kansas ($975).
• Thanks to John Wooden and UCLA, Los Angeles is home to the country’s most national championship banners (11), while Philadelphia has the most regular season titles (92).
To read the full report and to see where your city ranks, please visit: