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2009 International Bowl Draws High Viewership For ESPN2


STORRS, Conn. (January 27, 2009) -- The 2009 International Bowl played between the University of Connecticut football team and Buffalo was the second most-watched bowl game in the history of ESPN2.

The game was viewed in 2.067 million households – the second-highest ever for ESPN2’s 41 previous bowl telecasts in its history, topped only by the 2007 Bowl between Southern Mississippi and Cincinnati that drew 2.167 households.

The 2.12 rating for the 2009 International Bowl was the highest in the three-year history of the game as was the number of households that watched.

The Huskies defeated Buffalo 38-20 in the 2009 International Bowl.