Die-hard college hoops fans

With March Madness in full boom, The Daily Beast ranks the fans behind the teams. From Auburn to Army, at these colleges people rabidly support their basketball squads—no matter how squalid.

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1, University of Nebraska

Merchandise rank: 13
Men's basketball RPI: 0.550
Women's basketball RPI: 0.534
Average attendance, men's basketball: 73%
Average attendance, women's basketball: 54%
Arena capacity: 13,595

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2, University of Oklahoma

Merchandise rank: 10
Men's basketball RPI: 0.519
Women's basketball RPI: 0.618
Average attendance, men's basketball: 89%
Average attendance, women's basketball: 64%
Arena capacity: 12,000

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3, Auburn University

Merchandise rank: 15
Men's basketball RPI: 0.444
Women's basketball RPI: 0.539
Average attendance, men's basketball: 69%
Average attendance, women's basketball: 33%
Arena capacity: 9,121

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4, University of Minnesota

Merchandise rank: 27
Men's basketball RPI: 0.552
Women's basketball RPI: 0.523
Average attendance, men's basketball: 92%
Average attendance, women's basketball: 30%
Arena capacity: 14,625

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5, Louisiana State University

Merchandise rank: 4
Men's basketball RPI: 0.464
Women's basketball RPI: 0.585
Average attendance, men's basketball: 66%
Average attendance, women's basketball: 25%
Arena capacity: 13,472

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6, Clemson University

Merchandise rank: 25
Men's basketball RPI: 0.572
Women's basketball RPI: 0.509
Average attendance, men's basketball: 95%
Average attendance, women's basketball: 9%
Arena capacity: 10,000

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7, University of Wisconsin

Merchandise rank: 16
Men's basketball RPI: 0.623
Women's basketball RPI: 0.558
Average attendance, men's basketball: 100%
Average attendance, women's basketball: 33%
Arena capacity: 17,230

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8, University of Georgia

Merchandise rank: 5
Men's basketball RPI: 0.578
Women's basketball RPI: 0.600
Average attendance, men's basketball: 65%
Average attendance, women's basketball: 41%
Arena capacity: 10,523

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9, Oregon State University

Merchandise rank: 36
Men's basketball RPI: 0.467
Women's basketball RPI: 0.467
Average attendance, men's basketball: 59%
Average attendance, women's basketball: 14%
Arena capacity: 10,400

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10, University of Illinois

Merchandise rank: 21
Men's basketball RPI: 0.579
Women's basketball RPI: 0.494
Average attendance, men's basketball: 89%
Average attendance, women's basketball: 8%
Arena capacity: 16,618

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11, The University of Michigan

Merchandise rank: 7
Men's basketball RPI: 0.575
Women's basketball RPI: 0.580
Average attendance, men's basketball: 85%
Average attendance, women's basketball: 18%
Arena capacity: 13,751

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12, The University of Alabama

Merchandise rank: 2
Men's basketball RPI: 0.557
Women's basketball RPI: 0.531
Average attendance, men's basketball: 39%
Average attendance, women's basketball: 12%
Arena capacity: 15,316

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13, Oklahoma State University

Merchandise rank: 26
Men's basketball RPI: 0.566
Women's basketball RPI: 0.545
Average attendance, men's basketball: 85%
Average attendance, women's basketball: 20%
Arena capacity: 13,611

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14, Texas Tech University

Merchandise rank: 24
Men's basketball RPI: 0.497
Women's basketball RPI: 0.606
Average attendance, men's basketball: 62%
Average attendance, women's basketball: 45%
Arena capacity: 15,098

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15, University of Arkansas

Merchandise rank: 19
Men's basketball RPI: 0.523
Women's basketball RPI: 0.569
Average attendance, men's basketball: 68%
Average attendance, women's basketball: 12%
Arena capacity: 19,368

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16, University of South Carolina

Merchandise rank: 23
Men's basketball RPI: 0.515
Women's basketball RPI: 0.577
Average attendance, men's basketball: 67%
Average attendance, women's basketball: 19%
Arena capacity: 18,000

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17, University of Washington

Merchandise rank: 33
Men's basketball RPI: 0.592
Women's basketball RPI: 0.507
Average attendance, men's basketball: 94%
Average attendance, women's basketball: 24%
Arena capacity: 10,000

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18, University of Mississippi

Merchandise rank: 35
Men's basketball RPI: 0.553
Women's basketball RPI: 0.506
Average attendance, men's basketball: 69%
Average attendance, women's basketball: 7%
Arena capacity: 9,061

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19, West Point

Merchandise rank: 60
Men's basketball RPI: 0.432
Women's basketball RPI: 0.444
Average attendance, men's basketball: 25%
Average attendance, women's basketball: 20%
Arena capacity: 5,043

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20, The University of Virginia

Merchandise rank: 43
Men's basketball RPI: 0.511
Women's basketball RPI: 0.574
Average attendance, men's basketball: 69%
Average attendance, women's basketball: 26%
Arena capacity: 14,593

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21, Texas Christian University

Merchandise rank: 51
Men's basketball RPI: 0.474
Women's basketball RPI: 0.568
Average attendance, men's basketball: 60%
Average attendance, women's basketball: 39%
Arena capacity: 7,166

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22, University of Missouri

Merchandise rank: 17
Men's basketball RPI: 0.587
Women's basketball RPI: 0.556
Average attendance, men's basketball: 69%
Average attendance, women's basketball: 23%
Arena capacity: 15,061

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23, University of California Berkeley

Merchandise rank: 32
Men's basketball RPI: 0.557
Women's basketball RPI: 0.549
Average attendance, men's basketball: 79%
Average attendance, women's basketball: 12%
Arena capacity: 11,877

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24, Boise State University

Merchandise rank: 45
Men's basketball RPI: 0.531
Women's basketball RPI: 0.426
Average attendance, men's basketball: 25%
Average attendance, women's basketball: 20%
Arena capacity: 12,380

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25, University of Montana

Merchandise rank: 55
Men's basketball RPI: 0.535
Women's basketball RPI: 0.511
Average attendance, men's basketball: 45%
Average attendance, women's basketball: 40%
Arena capacity: 7,500