There were 222 ACC games broadcast nationally this basketball season. The total audience was 177,662,000, or about 800,000 viewers per game.
The entire population of the United States is just under 314 million, meaning that more than 56% of America watched some ACC basketball this year.
The biggest draw? Duke, with a total audience of 43,156,000 viewers. That means that nearly one in four ACC viewers were watching a Duke game.
BUT another school has a claim to the "most watched" title too. Duke's viewership came over 30 games, by far the most in the conference. That's an average of 1,392,129 viewers per Duke game.
Syracuse had a total audience of 30,193,000 for it's 19 TV appearances, giving it an average audience of 1,589,105.
Here's a look at the league's attendance figures.
School Audience (000s) Average (000s)
Duke 43,156 1,392
Syracuse 30,193 1,589
UNC 23,831 1,036
Virginia 14,806 779
Pitt 11,396 633
NC State 9,617 641
Notre Dame 9,421 554
Maryland 9,346 584
Boston Coll 6,685 393
Clemson 4,644 516
FSU 4,061 406
Ga Tech 3,305 275
Wake Forest 2,937 420
Miami 2,896 724
Va Tech 1,368 228
The February 1 Duke at Syracuse game had more viewers (4.745 million) than six ACC teams did all season.
The Blue Devils had 17 games with more than a million viewers. Syracuse (12) was the only other team in double digits.
Wondering about next year? Louisville had a combined audience of 15,183,000 viewers, or 799,105 per game.