Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #19055
 
1Are you a fan of college basketball?
800 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+Region
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 3.5%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+NortheasSoutheasWestern
Yes59%63%54%64%50%60%60%57%60%62%58%46%
No40%35%44%35%49%38%34%42%36%36%40%52%
Not Sure2%1%2%1%0%2%6%1%3%2%2%2%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%49%51%30%28%24%18%58%42%54%32%14%
 
 
2Which Kansas team will go the furthest in the NCAA tournament? Kansas University? Kansas State? Or Wichita state?
469 College Basketball FansAllGenderAge<50 / 50+Region
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+NortheasSoutheasWestern
Kansas University74%79%69%64%73%82%84%68%83%77%71%72%
Kansas State13%9%18%23%12%6%9%18%7%17%5%17%
Wichita State11%11%11%12%13%11%6%12%9%6%20%11%
Not Sure1%0%2%1%2%1%1%2%1%0%4%0%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of College Basketball Fans100%53%47%33%24%25%18%57%43%58%31%11%
 
 
3Which team will be the first to lose in the NCAA tournament?
469 College Basketball FansAllGenderAge<50 / 50+Region
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.6%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+NortheasSoutheasWestern
Kansas University6%6%7%9%8%4%3%9%3%7%6%6%
Kansas State52%60%42%46%54%54%57%49%55%49%58%52%
Wichita State37%31%44%42%35%35%32%39%34%40%31%36%
Not Sure5%3%7%2%3%7%8%3%7%4%5%6%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of College Basketball Fans100%53%47%33%24%25%18%57%43%58%31%11%
 
 
4If Wichita State and Kansas University meet in the tournament, who do you think would win?
469 College Basketball FansAllGenderAge<50 / 50+Region
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 3.7%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+NortheasSoutheasWestern
Wichita State15%16%14%15%17%14%14%16%14%10%23%18%
Kansas University79%80%78%78%83%77%80%80%78%86%69%75%
Not Sure6%4%8%7%0%9%7%4%8%4%8%7%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of College Basketball Fans100%53%47%33%24%25%18%57%43%58%31%11%
 
 
5If Wichita State and Kansas State meet in the tournament, who do you think would win?
469 College Basketball FansAllGenderAge<50 / 50+Region
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.6%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+NortheasSoutheasWestern
Wichita State43%46%40%33%52%46%47%41%46%35%57%47%
Kansas State53%49%57%65%47%47%45%58%46%62%37%50%
Not Sure4%5%3%2%1%7%8%2%8%3%6%3%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of College Basketball Fans100%53%47%33%24%25%18%57%43%58%31%11%
 
 
6Which team will you be rooting for in the NCAA tournament?
469 College Basketball FansAllGenderAge<50 / 50+Region
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.6%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+NortheasSoutheasWestern
Kansas University54%52%56%47%54%59%60%50%59%58%48%51%
Kansas State24%23%25%36%18%15%23%29%19%28%15%34%
Wichita State14%17%11%14%17%14%11%15%13%7%30%8%
Other5%4%5%2%5%7%4%3%6%5%4%4%
Not Sure3%3%3%0%5%4%3%2%4%3%3%4%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of College Basketball Fans100%53%47%33%24%25%18%57%43%58%31%11%
 
 
7Each team in the tournament is seeded with a number between 1 and 16. How high of a seed do you think Kansas University will receive? 1? 2? 3? 4? 5? 6? Or higher than that?
469 College Basketball FansAllGenderAge<50 / 50+Region
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.6%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+NortheasSoutheasWestern
155%61%49%52%63%57%49%57%53%57%55%45%
218%16%20%21%11%16%21%17%18%20%16%11%
310%7%13%14%7%8%10%11%9%7%13%13%
48%7%9%9%10%4%8%9%6%9%5%7%
52%3%2%1%1%3%4%1%4%0%4%8%
62%2%2%0%1%5%2%1%4%2%1%5%
Higher3%3%4%1%6%5%2%3%4%2%5%8%
Not Sure2%2%2%1%1%2%4%1%2%2%2%2%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of College Basketball Fans100%53%47%33%24%25%18%57%43%58%31%11%
 
 
8How high of a seed do you think Kansas State will receive?
469 College Basketball FansAllGenderAge<50 / 50+Region
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.6%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+NortheasSoutheasWestern
16%5%7%8%3%7%5%6%6%6%6%6%
22%2%2%0%4%2%5%2%3%2%3%0%
36%6%6%3%2%9%13%2%11%7%5%6%
47%6%8%3%8%10%9%5%10%5%8%14%
511%13%10%10%11%10%15%11%12%11%11%12%
618%15%22%22%16%18%14%19%16%19%17%17%
Higher43%46%39%50%53%33%28%52%31%46%40%35%
Not Sure6%7%5%3%3%11%10%3%11%4%10%10%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of College Basketball Fans100%53%47%33%24%25%18%57%43%58%31%11%
 
 
9How high of a seed do you think Wichita State will receive?
469 College Basketball FansAllGenderAge<50 / 50+Region
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.6%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+NortheasSoutheasWestern
16%3%10%12%4%4%2%8%3%7%5%3%
23%3%4%3%2%2%8%3%5%1%4%13%
36%5%7%4%5%3%15%4%8%5%5%8%
413%13%12%10%6%19%16%9%18%11%15%13%
513%16%8%8%18%12%15%12%13%9%19%13%
615%16%14%16%13%15%15%15%15%16%14%16%
Higher34%33%35%34%45%32%23%39%28%39%28%25%
Not Sure10%11%10%13%7%13%7%11%10%12%9%8%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of College Basketball Fans100%53%47%33%24%25%18%57%43%58%31%11%
 
 
10Which conference do you think will produce the NCAA champion? The ACC? The Big 10? Big 12? Big East? MVC? SEC? Pac 10? Or another conference?
469 College Basketball FansAllGenderAge<50 / 50+Region
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.5%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+NortheasSoutheasWestern
ACC11%17%5%13%10%13%8%12%11%11%15%4%
Big 106%5%7%3%6%8%10%4%9%4%11%2%
Big 1260%54%67%74%54%49%58%66%53%66%49%62%
The Big East10%10%11%5%13%15%10%8%13%8%12%15%
MVC2%2%1%1%3%2%1%2%2%0%3%6%
SEC7%10%4%4%10%8%8%6%8%9%5%3%
Pac-100%0%1%0%1%1%0%0%1%0%1%1%
Another Conference0%1%0%0%0%1%1%0%1%0%0%2%
Not Sure3%1%4%1%2%3%4%2%4%1%4%5%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of College Basketball Fans100%53%47%33%24%25%18%57%43%58%31%11%
 
 
11Do you wear your seat belt at all times when driving? Only during the day? Only at night? Or do you usually not wear a seat belt when driving?
800 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+Region
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 2.3%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+NortheasSoutheasWestern
All The Time88%82%94%84%88%89%93%86%91%88%88%87%
Only During The Day2%2%1%3%1%1%1%2%1%2%1%2%
Only At Night1%1%1%1%1%1%0%1%1%0%2%2%
Never6%10%3%10%6%5%3%8%4%8%4%6%
Not Sure3%5%2%3%4%4%2%4%3%3%5%3%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%49%51%30%28%24%18%58%42%54%32%14%
 
 
12Is a $10 fine for not wearing a seat belt while driving too strict? Too lenient? Or just about right?
800 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+Region
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 3.5%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+NortheasSoutheasWestern
Too Strict12%17%8%13%14%11%10%13%11%12%13%10%
Too Lenient46%45%47%44%47%50%43%45%47%48%44%44%
About Right39%37%42%40%36%37%46%38%41%39%38%43%
Not Sure2%1%4%3%3%1%2%3%1%1%4%3%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%49%51%30%28%24%18%58%42%54%32%14%