Allen Fieldhouse going for GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for loudest crowd roar on Feb. 13
LAWRENCE, Kan. – One of the loudest venues in college basketball, Allen Fieldhouse will be going for a record when it hosts West Virginia on ESPN Big Monday, Feb. 13. Representatives from the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS will be in attendance to see if Allen Fieldhouse can set the world record for the loudest crowd roar at an indoor sports event.
Jayhawk fans may be familiar with the record as Kentucky set it when it played host to Kansas earlier this season on Jan. 28, 2017, in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge. Rupp Arena measured at 126.4 decibels just before tip of the Kansas victory. UK broke the previous record set by the Sacramento Kings in November 2013.
Kansas is going for a world record for the second-straight season. Allen Fieldhouse set the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the largest gathering of people wearing holiday sweaters on Dec. 19, 2015, in a home game against Montana when 3,473 patrons wore holiday sweaters. The sweater record shattered the previous record of 1,175 people and was set December 10, 2014, at Loughborough University in Loughborough, United Kingdom.
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