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Overnight Ratings: Auburn-Mississippi State Matchup Wins CFB Weekend For CBS

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 13 / 14

CBS once again had the highest-rated college football game of the weekend, as the net's matchup between No. 2 Auburn and No. 3 Mississippi State drew a 3.8 overnight rating in the 3:30pm ET window, up 12% from Florida-LSU last year. The net earned a 3.9 overnight last week for Ole Miss' rally over A...

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