The OSU and OU football telecasts Saturday lost out to another Big 12 game: Texas Tech’s 39-33 upset victory over top-ranked Texas, which earned a 21.9 on KOCO-5. For the final 45 minutes, viewership spiked with a 33.2 average. The 7.5 national rating (8.6 million households) was ABC’s highest-rated game this season and seventh highest-rated regular-season game ever. The Oklahoma City Thunder’s regular-season debut against Milwaukee on Oct. 29 earned a 4.3 rating on KSBI-52. The Thunder’s first two telecasts on Fox Sports Oklahoma received only an 0.4 on Saturday and a 1.2 on Sunday.
Sports events Oct. 28-Nov. 3 1. Texas at Texas Tech, college football, Saturday, KOCO-5, 21.9. 2. Nebraska at Oklahoma, college football, Saturday, ESPN, 21.6. 3. Iowa State at Oklahoma State, college football, Saturday, KOCO-5, 21.3 4. Dallas at N.Y. Giants, NFL, Sunday, KOKH-25, 13.8. 5. New England at Indianapolis, NFL, Sunday, KFOR-4, 11.5.