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chuckd4vt

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It's common sense. Unaffiliated viewers will usually watch best matchup.


And from what I could tell, Clemson, FSU, and Louisville were TV draws. The FSU vs. Louisville and Clemson vs. Louisville games were big. FSU vs. Miami did really well. Oddly, Clemson vs. FSU did not have good numbers. Don't know what that was about. Was there a World Series game or something?

I will say that Virginia Tech wasn't that big a draw, though the Arkansas bowl game was quite respectable. The Battle at Bristol was rather meh, but we were ranked fairly low at the time and it turned into a blowout in the second half. But top 10 Virginia Tech teams have traditionally done pretty well. Heck, our game against OSU last season broke ESPN records. #1 OSU was the main draw there no doubt, but I think the fact that we had beaten then the year before offered an interesting storyline. People will watch Virginia Tech when we're good.


And of course, the B1G was given far more ABC Noon and 8pm games. But, when given the prime time games, the ACC schools did quite well.
Now don't get me started about ACC scheduling.


[Post edited by chuckd4vt at 03/19/2017 01:23AM]

(In response to this post by daveinop)

Posted: 03/19/2017 at 01:23AM



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  UMD fans -- Vippie1 03/13/2017 09:09AM
  Re: UMD fans -- 2hhoop3 03/13/2017 10:08AM
  WRONG. UMD made money yr before last (link). -- chuckd4vt 03/13/2017 9:11PM
  Nope (link) -- daveinop 03/14/2017 09:06AM
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  Don't let your ignorance of the past mislead you. -- chuckd4vt 03/14/2017 12:26PM
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  You continue.... -- 2hhoop3 03/14/2017 2:35PM
  Here's your answers.. -- 2hhoop3 03/15/2017 10:49AM
  You should take your own advice..... -- 2hhoop3 03/14/2017 11:05AM
  Chucks posts are -- RTFC 03/15/2017 12:43PM
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