Diamond Hogs top 13,000 tickets sold for first time

By: Matt Jones
Published: Saturday, March 3, 2018
Arkansas fans dance during a game against Southern Cal on Saturday, March 3, 2018, in Fayetteville.
Photo by Charlie Kaijo
Arkansas fans dance during a game against Southern Cal on Saturday, March 3, 2018, in Fayetteville.

— Temperatures near 70 degrees and a name opponent brought Arkansas fans to Baum Stadium in droves Saturday.

There were a school record 13,472 tickets sold for the game against Southern Cal, breaking the record of 12,589 sold for a 2015 game against Mississippi State that was played the same day as the Razorbacks' spring football game.

Saturday's actual attendance was 10,732, five less than the official stadium capacity and 10th-most for a single game at Arkansas. It was the second-highest attendance for a Razorbacks nonconference game during the regular season, trailing only a 2009 game against then-No. 1 Arizona State. It also was the largest attendance for an Arkansas game played before the month of April.

The Razorbacks sold more than 5,700 season tickets this season, topping the program record previously set in 2013. Arkansas' per-game ticket sales are averaging 8,364 through seven games, which is second nationally behind LSU (11,112).

Arkansas Attendance Records

Tickets Sold

13,472 - Southern Cal, March 3, 2018

12,589 - Mississippi State, April 25, 2015

11,827 - LSU, April 8, 2017

11,472 - Auburn, April 26, 2014

11,462 - LSU, April 9, 2011

11,434 - Arizona State, April 8, 2009

11,317 - Missouri State, June 6, 2015

11,194 - Mississippi State, April 16, 2011

11,169 - Missouri State, June 5, 2015

11,145 - Texas A&M, April 20, 2013

Actual Attendance

12,167 - Missouri State, June 6, 2015

11,869 - Missouri State, June 5, 2015

11,694 - Missouri State, June 7, 2015

11,103 - LSU, April 9, 2011

11,014 - Arizona State, April 8, 2009

11,088 - Oral Roberts, June 2, 2017

10,987 - LSU, April 8, 2017

10,837 - Mississippi State, April 25, 2015

10,784 - Mississippi State, April 16, 2011

10,732 - Southern Cal, March 3, 2018

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