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Iowa Women rank 2nd nationally in attendance increase

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The University of Iowa had the second-largest increase in attendance from the previous season among Division I women's basketball programs, according to data released by the NCAA.  Lisa Bluder's squad also finished the 2010-11 season ranked 13th nationally in average attendance, the highest ranking since the 1997-98 season when the UI ranked ninth.  

Iowa jumped from an average of 3,488 fans during the 2009-10 season to 5,823 fans for the 2010-11 season, a boost of 2,335 fans.  Louisville was the only other school to see a larger increase, adding 4,462 fans.  

Iowa's total attendance figure of 81,528 is the third-highest in school history, while the average of 5,823 is the fourth best in school history.

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