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1 of the best (and the absolute worst) college hoops fans cities are in CT

From my email, from Wallet Hub.. great if you're a Husky.. not so great if you are a Blue Devil (CCSU, not Duke, duh)

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With March Madness just a week away, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its March Madness Stats & Facts infographic, as well as its report on 2023’s Best Cities for College Basketball Fans (with expert commentary), to help get hoops lovers psyched for this magical time of year.

To find 2023’s top spots for NCAA hoops, WalletHub crunched the numbers on more than 290 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 Cities for College Hoops Fans

Worst Cities for College Hoops Fans

1. Durham, NC

286. Wichita, KS

2. Lawrence, KS

287. Austin, TX

3. Storrs, CT

288. Commerce, TX

4. Lexington, KY

289. Bethlehem, PA

5. Los Angeles, CA

290. Dover, DE

6. East Lansing, MI

291. Berkeley, CA

7. Philadelphia, PA

292. Pocatello, ID

8. Chapel Hill, NC

293. Daytona Beach, FL

9. Fayette, MS

294. Easton, MA

10. Loretto, PA

295. New Britain, CT

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