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Kentucky in three of 10 highest rated sporting events in cable history

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[caption id="attachment_174726" align="alignnone" width="1193"]© Dale Zanine Dale Zanine | USA Today[/caption] After last night's Warriors-Thunder game received the third-highest overnight TV rating in the history of sporting events on cable, SportsMediaWatch.com took a look at the ten highest of all-time. And to the surprise of no one, the Kentucky Wildcats have a strong presence in sports' most-watch games, ranking first, ninth and tenth -- all in the last two years. The 2015 Final Four game against Wisconsin--which we are still not ready to talk about--drew the highest rating with a 13.3 overnight rating, two points higher than last night's Game 7 in Oakland. Also on the list: the 2014 Final Four game against Wisconsin and the 2015 Elite Eight game against Notre Dame.

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