Cavalier Corner

February 2021

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snapshot FAN FUN One of the most notable changes the COVID-19 pandemic has brought to the UVA athletics landscape is the impact of very few fans at John Paul Jones Arena for home basketball games. The usually raucous atmosphere has been replaced by a setting more like a scrimmage. The addition of fan cardboard cutouts to the lower arena seating has added an interesting element to the games. More than 1,500 cutouts were purchased this season by fans and include a fun variety of attendees to the home games. There's plenty of fan shots, kids, animals and former UVA legends sprinkled around the arena. The level of fans' creativity has been impressive. Many of the cutouts have a great backstory. UVA website writer Jeff White took a look at how some fans arrived at their cutout decisions. Check out his article at — Photo courtesy UVA

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