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ESPN Classic to air previous Vols-Husky matchups

Updated: April 7, 2003, 9:09 PM ET
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A scheduling shift might have helped fuel a big increase in viewership for the women's Final Four.

The two-game overnight cable rating average from Sunday's games on ESPN was 2.4, up 26 percent from 2002, when the Final Four opened on Friday.

Game 1, Tennessee's victory over Duke, had a 2.1 overnight cable rating, up 41 percent from last year's Oklahoma-Duke. Game 2, Connecticut's victory over Texas, drew a 2.8, up 17 percent from last year's UConn-Tennessee.

In Hartford, ...

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