Ratings update from UConn/Missouri game
Birmingham led the way with an 8.1 rating, followed predictably by St. Louis (5.2) and Kansas City (4.7) while Hartford/New Haven came in at 4.1.
Overall, the game did a 1.2 rating which is on the lower half of what noon games tend to draw on Saturday on ESPN.
UCONN NO. 1 DEFENSE IN AAC
Coming off an inspired effort against Missouri, UConn now ranks first in the American Athletic Conference in scoring defense (13.5 points per game), total defense (279.3), red-zone defense (60.0 percent) and passing-efficiency defense (111.3).
In the NCAA ratings, UConn is sixth in red-zone defense, 15th in scoring defense, 18th in total defense and 41st in passing-efficiency defense.