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TV rating up 14 percent for women's title game

Source : AP
Last Updated: Thu, Apr 05, 2012 17:15 hrs

The NCAA women's basketball championship game has drawn its highest television rating since 2004.

Undefeated Baylor's 80-61 victory over Notre Dame on Tuesday night on ESPN earned a 3.2 rating. That's up 14 percent from last season's Texas A&M-Notre Dame matchup.

It was the best rating since a 4.3 for Connecticut's 70-61 win over Tennessee eight years ago.

Star center Brittney Griner led the Lady Bears with 26 points, 13 rebounds and five blocks against the Irish. Baylor became the first team — men's or women's — in NCAA history to win 40 games.

Ratings measure the percentage of homes with televisions tuned into a program.

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ESPN is owned by The Walt Disney Co.




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