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03-22-2009, 07:18 PM
USA Today's Michael Hiestand notes CBS "lucked out" when marquee teams Duke and Gonzaga won close games to produce a game rating up 20% from comparable time slots last year. I'm good with being called a marquee team. And he says the "geographic diversity" with us in the mix may help increase ratings for the Sweet 16:

http://www.usatoday.com/sports/columnist/hiestand-tv/2009-03-22-ncaa-cbs_N.htm

RenoZag
03-22-2009, 07:23 PM
Being mentioned in the same breath as the Dookies will make those Tar Heel fans mad. . .good.

ZagLawGrad
03-22-2009, 07:24 PM
I like that "marquee" reference.

MJ777
03-22-2009, 07:34 PM
Wish they had started the marquee games more than 15 minutes apart as we did not get GU in So Cal. :mad:

CodeCobalt
03-22-2009, 07:58 PM
Wish they had started the marquee games more than 15 minutes apart as we did not get GU in So Cal. :mad:

likewise in massachusetts.