NCAA Tournament Ratings Jump From 2018

CBS and Turner have announced that the ratings for the NCAA tournament have averaged a 6.7 across all of their broadcasts, up 8% over last year.

Elite Eight coverage on TBS and CBS averaged a 7.2, which was the second highest mark for the regional since 2011, with Michigan State vs Duke producing the highest number (10.5) for the same window in 14 years.

Coverage of Virginia vs Auburn & Michigan State vs Texas Tech in the Final Four begins on April 6th.