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Nielsen Weekly Sports Ranking
Published November 10, 2003
RIVALRY PULLS IN VIEWERS: West Virginia and Virginia Tech both made their second appearance on an ESPN weeknight telecast and pulled the net’s ratings up 46 percent from the previous week’s N.C. State-Clemson matchup. West Virginia’s near-upset of the University of Miami earlier in the month is the highest-rated weeknight college game this year, a 3.3 coverage-area rating. The 2.7 coverage-area rating Virginia Tech earned when it beat Texas A&M on Sept. 18 ranks second.
For a listing of the Nielsen Weekly Sports Ranking for the week of 10/20/03-10/26/03, click here.