For better or worse, IU football’s 2023 season opener involved a lot of eyeballs on the Hoosiers.
CBS announced today that Saturday’s game between IU and Ohio State was the network’s most watched week one game in 25 years across their platforms.
The game averaged 4.646 million viewers, up 39 percent vs. the same matchup last year. The broadcast peaked with 5.711 million viewers.
The network’s streaming arm Paramount+ recorded its most streamed week one game ever across households, streaming minutes, and average minute audience.
TELEVISION/TIP DETAILS CONFIRMED FOR EMPIRE CLASSIC
On the basketball front, IU’s marquee matchup against UConn at the Empire Classic will tip at 1 p.m. ET at Madison Square Garden in New York on Sunday Nov. 19, the event organizers confirmed on Wednesday. The game will be televised on ESPN.
The winner of that game will play at 7 p.m. ET the following day (Monday, Nov. 20) against Louisville or Texas on ESPNU. The third place game tips at 4:30 p.m. ET on Monday, also on ESPNU.
For the known details of IU’s 2023-24 schedule, GO HERE.
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