Attendance at the NCAA men's lacrosse championships last weekend at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia rose after eight consecutive years of declines. An announced 33,137 attended Saturday's semifinals between unseeded North Carolina and No. 7 seed Loyola Maryland in the first game and No. 5 seed Brown and No. 1 seed Maryland in the second. That was the largest crowd to watch the semifinals since 2011, when 45,039 came to M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. A crowd of 26,749 watched the Tar Heels beat the Terps, 14-13, in overtime in Monday's final. That was the most since 2013, when 28,244 turned out for Duke's 16-10 victory over Syracuse in Philadelphia. The total three-day attendance was 82,901. That is the largest number to attend championship weekend since 2011, when 98,786 showed up in Baltimore.