Even in a blowout, Baylor and star Brittney Griner were able to attract an impressive crowd to the Women’s NCAA Tournament title game.
Tuesday’s Baylor/Notre Dame Women’s NCAA Tournament National Championship Game earned a 2.7 U.S. rating and 4.244 million viewers on ESPN, up 13% in ratings and 11% in viewership from last year (TAMU/ND: 2.4, 3.831M), and up 17% and 20%, respectively, from 2010 (CONN/STAN: 2.3, 3.531M).
The ranks as the highest rated and most-viewed National Championship Game since Connecticut/Tennessee in 2004 (3.5, 5.583M).
Overall, Baylor’s ranks as the fifth-most viewed title game since ESPN began televising the event in 1996.
(Tuesday’s numbers obtained from ESPN Media Zone)