Bowl attendance lags 2.1 percent
NEW ORLEANS -- When Nevada and Southern Mississippi met in the Hawaii Bowl, the crowd -- if you can call it that -- at the 50,000-seat Aloha Stadium made it look as if a high school game was in progress.
That might not even be fair. The Hawaii state championship actually outdrew the Hawaii Bowl this season by 1,000.
Bowl attendance was down 2.1 percent overall this season through the first 31 games of the 35-game postseason.
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