March Madness: Five highest-rated games from first weekend released


The first weekend of the men’s NCAA tournament is complete. So, which games had the most viewers during the first two rounds?

The five most highly-rated games were all from the Saturday and Sunday second round matchups.

The most viewed game was the Duke-Michigan State second round matchup on Sunday evening, which brought in around 11.2 million watchers. It is likely that fans wondered if it would be Coach K’s final game as the score remained close until the end. The Blue Devils ended up advancing to the Sweet 16 with an 85–76 win.