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Louisville ESPN’s #1 market for college basketball (again)


For the 15th straight year, Louisville is ESPN’s #1 market for college basketball. Louisville beat out Raleigh-Durham and Kansas City for the top spot, with an average rating of 5.5, up 12% from last year. That’s a lot of Kentucky fans and Louisville fans watching hoops in the Louisville viewing area.

Here’s the complete list:

Rank Market Rating
1. Louisville 5.5
2. Raleigh-Durham 2.4
3. Kansas City 2.3
4. Indianapolis 2.1
5. Greensboro-High Point 2.0
6. Cincinnati 1.8
7. Nashville 1.6
Greenville 1.6
9. Knoxville 1.5
Charlotte 1.5

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5 Comments for Louisville ESPN’s #1 market for college basketball (again)

  1. az1006
    8:17 pm March 8, 2017 Permalink

    It’s also interesting that on down the list you have Cinci and Nashville…Again, lots and lots of UK fans.

  2. az1006
    8:18 pm March 8, 2017 Permalink

    And also on the list…Nashville and Cinci. Cat fans, to be sure.

  3. donjohnson
    8:51 pm March 8, 2017 Permalink

    All UK fans watch every uk game and all louisville fans watch louisville and every uk game