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CBS Could See Strong Audience For Arkansas-Kentucky Hoops

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 27 / 15

The undefeated Kentucky men’s basketball team tomorrow plays its final regular-season game against a ranked opponent – No. 18 Arkansas – on CBS at 4:00pm ET. UK’s three CBS games to date this season have averaged 2.6 million viewers, with its top CBS audience on Dec. 13 again...

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