This Michigan City Was Named Top 10 for College Basketball Fans
College Basketball is wrapping up for the year as everyone is preparing for their chance at the big dance. That's right, March Madness is just around the corner, and no matter which Michigan college team you're rooting for, it should be a great time.
Lets be honest though, some college teams are easier to root for than others. I'm originally from the land of the Kentucky Wildcats, so march madness runs in my blood. And it turns out, there's one city in Michigan that's perfect for college basketball lovers.
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.
What is the best city in America for college basketball fans?
If you're a Duke fan, you're in good company. Durham, NC has been named the best city in America for college basketball.
Not only do they have a powerhouse team that wins, they also have an engaged fanbase and scored the highest in all of Wallethub's categories that were considered for this study.
What is the best city in Michigan for college basketball fans?
If you're looking for a city and team with the best odds of success when it comes to the big dance, this is your best bet...
Move to East Lansing, and become a Michigan State Spartan fan.
East Lansing was named the number 6 city in the US for college basketball fans. While the Spartans (and other nearby Michigan teams) may not win every game, or even make it to the big dance some years, they have one thing other fanbases are missing: Engaged fans
In fact, East Lansing was tied for first in the nation for most engaged fanbase, making it a fun place to watch some hoops.