CROWD COUNT: Maryland smashes home record

Despite abysmal weather, which combined rain, wind and threats of lightning, the crowd of 6,500 turned out for the ACC play between No. 1 Wake Forest and No. 3 Maryland and set a new attendance record at the Terrapins' Ludwig Field. Elsewhere, Saint Louis drew a Homecoming audience of 5,785 fans -- the second-largest crowd in Robert R. Hermann Stadium history -- for its 3-0 win over Missouri State. For the top 10 men's crowds of 2008 ...

TOP MEN'S CROWDS
1. UC Santa Barbara-Wake Forest (Sept. 21), 7,408
2. Maryland-Wake Forest (Sept. 26), 6,500
3. South Carolina-Clemson (Aug. 29) 6,102
4. Maryland-Duke (Sept. 19), 6,083
5. Boston Univ.-Massachusetts (Aug. 31), 5,935
6. Saint Louis-Missouri State (Sept. 27), 5,785
7. Creighton-Gonzaga (Aug. 29) 4,071
8. Connecticut-St. Peter's (Aug. 29), 3,720
9. North Carolina-N.C. State (Sept. 12) 3,503
10. Indiana-Duke (Aug. 29), 3,464

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