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Can someone explain the logic of playing a secret scrimmage on a neutral...

court? Aside from some familiarity with the rims, what advantage is gained by playing at home when there's no crowd in the stands? In some cases, there's no travel, but beyond that it seems to me that playing at a neutral site just creates an unnecessary expense for each program. Admittedly, this isn't about Virginia, but it appears a number of teams are playing their secret scrimmages at neutral locations. Villanova and Duke are playing in Washington, D.C. Why? Clemson is scrimmaging Vanderbilt in Atlanta. Georgia Tech and Alabama will play in Birmingham. I really don't get it. Can anyone explain? Go 'Hoos!!!

Posted: 10/15/2021 at 7:12PM


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