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Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports Home-court advantage is something that you can’t always quantify.
There aren’t necessarily statistics that account for why teams play better at home traditionally or stats that give any explanation as to why some teams are better at home than others.
However, those are so prevalent because there aren’t exactly any other environments in their respective leagues that rival those home-court advantages.
There are other stadiums or arenas that are loud and tough to visit, but not on that level.
Although some believe that the field was instead named after Dr. Allen Kyle, a member of the Board of Directors from 1911 to 1915, the Board of Directors decreed that Kyle Field was in fact named for E. Aggie supporters began to clamor for a stadium, but only ,400 were raised by 1920.
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