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Tuesday, February 28, 2017

UConn a ratings hit for SNY

SNY's live game coverage ended with the Senior Day win over Memphis and UConn's  regional broadcast partner was happy to announce impressive improvements in ratings.

The live game broadcasts drew a 6.00 household rating in Hartford-New Haven, a 21 percent jump from the 2015-16 season.  The live game performance is the network’s highest of the last four seasons.
SNY’s pre- and post-game shows delivered a 1.80 and 2.85 household rating which is an improvement of 15 and 34 percent.

SNY’s The Geno Auriemma Show became the most watched season-to-date series in the program’s five year history.  The series is averaging a 1.63 household rating in Hartford-New Haven, a 63 percent jump from last season and 60 percent growth over the series five year average.

Live game viewership on SNY averaged a 0.42 household rating, topping the previous high mark set last season by 83 percent highlighted by the Memphis-UConn game delivering the network’s best ever rating in the market with a .77 household rating.

Napheesa Collier made things easy for the American Athletic Conference as the sophomore forward was named the conference's player of the week after averaging 29.7 points, 10.3 rebounds and 3.3 blocks per game while shooting 80.4 percent from the field in a 3-0 week.

Collier twice established career highs with 31 points in a win over Temple and 39 against USF.

The Connecticut Sun announced mini plan ticket packages with options for any four, six, eight or 10 regular season home games on the schedule. There is also a new for 2017 offering, Four on the Floor, featuring courtside seating. Fans can choose their own seat location, based on availability, when purchasing.

Packages range in price from $88 to $424. The plans can be purchased by calling the Sun at 1.877.SUN.TIXX or visiting


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