East Lansing is home to one of the premier college basketball programs in the country and that means it is also one of the best places for college basketball fans.

Michigan State University has been in the upper echelon of the college basketball world pretty much ever since Tom Izzo took over as head coach in 1995.  This year, the Michigan State Spartans will be attending their 22nd straight NCAA Tournament, with the real possibility of winning the whole thing.

WalletHub.com ranked all of the college basketball towns in the country to determine which cities were the best for college basketball fans.  East Lansing ranked 4th on the list, beating out Chapel Hill (Home of the University of North Carolina) by a single rank.

Here are the top 5 cities for college basketball fans:

  1. Lawrence, KS
  2. Durham, NC
  3. Los Angeles, CA
  4. East Lansing, MI
  5. Chapel Hill, NC

Below you can see every college basketball town ranked on the map.

Source: WalletHub

Ann Arbor, the home of The University of Michigan, also made the list at #19.