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Old 06-15-2008, 09:05 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by Alex View Post

I really don't understand the allure of any program putting itself on TV on a Friday night other than the day after Thanksgiving. High school players aren't going to see it since they'll be playing their own games, many fans will be at the high school games or in transit to their own school's game, etc.
Other than ESPN cuts them a nice check to play these games. The only real reason to do it is they boost their TV revenue by taking that game instead of a regional ESPN game on a Saturday. Or, it gets the game on ESPN/ABC when it otherwise would not have been.
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