Neither rain, sleet, snow, nor a college basketball game in progress will prevent a food delivery from being made.
As play unfolded during the second half of Wednesday’s Loyola Chicago Ramblers-Duquesne Dukes game, a delivery boy entered the field with a bag of fast food, getting very close to a player on the 3-point line .
Play was momentarily stopped with 16:10 remaining and Loyola Chicago held a 40-37 lead while the situation was digested.
The shocked ESPN+ broadcast team was left with a slew of questions.
“Who does he deliver it to? they shouted. “The referee? »
Advertisers speculated it was an Uber Eats delivery man delivering McDonalds to umpire Phillip Austin, adding that the flagship shows “are going to have fun” with this story. According to Abby Schnable of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazettethe fan who actually ordered the food was then shown on the video card.
“The craziest thing I’ve ever seen in my life” Duquesne coach Keith Dambrot said. “Guy had a job to do. He did his job well. »
For the appetizer part of this story, Duquesne (14-17, 4-4 Atlantic 10) scored a 72-58 win over Loyola/Chicago (7-13, 1-7).