Home-Field Edge? Hokies Doubt It
Cox, Ray, The Washington Times (Washington, DC)
BLACKSBURG, Va. - Where's the home-field advantage for Virginia Tech as it prepares to host Virginia in the 80th renewal of a football series that dates to 1895?
Maybe there isn't one, at least not in the '90s. The visitors won four straight meetings through 1995, although the home team has won the previous two.
Tech roverback Pierson Prioleau questions whether there is a home-field edge at all.
"You could play it on the streets in New York, and it would be the same," he said.
The 20th-ranked Hokies hold a 39-35-5 edge in the series, but it's all even at 4-4 in the '90s.
No. 16 Virginia (8-2), the ACC's runaway leader in running, …
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Publication information: Article title: Home-Field Edge? Hokies Doubt It. Contributors: Cox, Ray - Author. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: November 28, 1998. Page number: 5. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 1998 Gale Group.
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