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Agreed. No disrespect to the smaller schools...

but there are some states where the big state school rules:
* Ohio State is Ohio's team
* WVU is West Virginia's team
* Maryland is Maryland's team
* The Vols are Tennessee's team
* The Razorbacks are Arkansas' team
* LSU is Louisiana's team

Take Marshall for example. They have a following among alums and possibly in Huntington... but talk to most people from West Virginia and they follow the 'Eers. Same with the Terps in Maryland (for those that follow college sports). USNA is not a Maryland school - they have a national mission and most midshipmen come from the other 49 states. I think USNA would even be offended if someone were to suggest they represent "Maryland Pride". You kind of have to know the lay of the land on some of these.

"New York's team" is interesting. Syracuse and St. John's both make that claim. Hard for me to say since I am not from there.

(In response to this post by Atlee Hokie)

Posted: 01/31/2019 at 12:24PM


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  Significantly, but they are not in the big10 ** -- Vienna_Hokie 02/03/2019 3:34PM
  Then I guess Rutgers is the B10 team in NYC. ** -- Atlee Hokie 02/03/2019 8:21PM
  By State. Someone please check me though... -- Calamitous 01/28/2019 8:54PM
  Agreed. No disrespect to the smaller schools... -- gman86 01/31/2019 12:24PM
  Makes sense... -- Calamitous 01/29/2019 11:48PM
  So for Virginia, there's only Tech and UVA -- EDGEMAN 01/29/2019 08:20AM
  Several others -- mrcaniac 01/27/2019 7:22PM
  Nm** -- Calamitous 01/28/2019 8:16PM
  New Mexico St. ** -- mrcaniac 01/28/2019 8:21PM
  Well played the “nm” was “no message”... -- Calamitous 01/28/2019 9:07PM
  Maryland ** -- gman86 01/28/2019 10:02AM
  USNA in MD ** -- Calamitous 01/28/2019 9:08PM
  Yeah... but USNA is a national brand. -- gman86 01/31/2019 12:15PM
  The ads in the NY Yankees Programs are cool. -- HOO86 01/27/2019 5:44PM
  ACC is on the YES network -- mrcaniac 01/27/2019 7:16PM
  Wyoming, Hawaii too on a different level ** -- VictoryTurkey 01/27/2019 5:33PM
  Also LSU ** -- VictoryTurkey 01/27/2019 5:34PM
  La Tech, Tulane, Lafayette and Monroe ** -- Calamitous 01/28/2019 9:09PM
  Who dat? -- VTHokie2000 01/29/2019 4:02PM

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