The drama around Oklahoma coming out of loser’s bracket in Norman Regional captivated TV audiences. The Sooners two games vs North Dakota State provided two of the four most watched regional games of the weekend with Sooners win over North Dakota State on Sunday being the most watched game of the weekend with 637,000 viewers edging out Florida State-Georgia which had 634,000 viewers according to ShowBuzzDaily.com .
Minnesota not getting to host became a national story and viewers followed the Gophers all weekend long.
Saturday’s winner bracket game between Minnesota and Alabama on ESPN was watched by 616,000 viewers according to ShowBuzzDaily.com. Sunday’s game on ESPNU was watched by 505,000 viewers which is most watched Softball game on ESPNU.
Below are some of numbers from some of regional games this weekend.
Sunday May 21, 2017
North Dakota State at Oklahoma 637,000 viewers.
Georgia at Florida State on ESPN 634,000 Viewers
Minnesota at Alabama on ESPNU 505,000 Viewers
Wisconsin at Oregon on ESPN2 331,000 viewers
Saturday May 20th
Minnesota at Alabama on ESPN 616,000 viewers
North Dakota State at Oklahoma on ESPN 596,000 viewers
Oklahoma vs Arkansas on ESPN 2 570,000 viewers
ESPN’s Softball Bases Loaded on ESPN2 457,000 vewers
Michigan at Washington on ESPN 448,000 viewers
Wisconsin at Oregon on ESPN 2 373,000 viewers
Oklahoma travels this weekend to take on Auburn in Super Regional. We chatted with radio voice of Auburn Softball Brit Bowen about the matchup as well as the success of SEC Softball and early look on Super Regional Matchup.