The Stanford-Kentucky overtime thriller got a 10.5 rating-22 share on CBS, 3% higher than the 10.2-22 last year for North Carolina-Arizona. It was the highest-rated first semifinal since the Oklahoma State-UCLA game in 1995.
In the second game, Utah's upset of North Carolina got an 11.9-21, 2% higher than Kentucky-Minnesota last year.
Van Horn isn't shy about predicting the outcome of the title game. "Utah, by five," the New Jersey Net rookie said.