ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Final Four has set an NCAA basketball attendance record at the billion-dollar home of the Dallas Cowboys.
The national semifinals drew 79,444 on Saturday night at AT&T Stadium, beating the previous record of 78,129 when Kentucky beat Michigan State in a regular-season game at Ford Field in Detroit on Dec. 13, 2003.READ MORE: Storm Watch: Evacuation Orders Issued for CZU Burn Zones in Santa Cruz County
The crowd also topped the Final Four mark of 75,421 from 2011 at Reliant Stadium in Houston.READ MORE: Police Activity Temporarily Shuts Highway 17 Saturday Afternoon
It wasn’t the biggest basketball crowd in the Cowboys’ stadium. The NBA All-Star game drew 108,713 in 2010, less than a year after the opening of the $1.2 billion showplace with a huge video board that hangs above the field or court.MORE NEWS: Elon Musk, Tesla Super Fans Blast Biden Administration Move Toward Regulating Autopilot
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