Sun. Apr 2nd, 2023

A obvious meals supply gone incorrect that briefly prompted a stoppage in Wednesday evening’s Loyola Chicago vs. Duquesne recreation might not have been the unintended second of hilarity it initially appeared. Somebody who gave the impression to be a supply man, who walked proper onto the court docket and into the middle of motion nearly as if he was part of the crew, almost collided with gamers within the nook as he was seemingly making ready to ship to a buyer. 

On its face, it appeared {that a} supply man had an oopsie captured on stay tv that briefly disrupted a Division I recreation within the Atlantic 10. Even the announcers had been bowled over. “Any person got here on the ground on the far aspect,” stated the TV commentary crew. “I feel that is an Uber Eats sticker [on the bag]. Uber Eats, sure! Was he going to ship McDonald’s to somebody on the court docket?”

A number of individuals contained in the constructing in Pittsburgh readily available for the sport tweeted on social media that it did certainly look like somebody from Uber Eats who was strolling onto the court docket. Nonetheless, Duquesne officers on Thursday stated they spoke with the person and confirmed that it was a prank.

“This was a prank, deliberate prematurely, finished for web publicity,” an announcement launched by Duquesne to Entrance Workplace Sports activities stated. “We decided that the person was carrying a mic whereas somebody filmed him as he walked on to the court docket throughout energetic play. Whereas the incident might have appeared humorous on the time, and no hurt was finished, we’re aware that incidents like this may put gamers and officers in danger.”

Greater than that, the meals supply, which initially took awhile however reportedly discovered its dwelling, might not have even been made in any respect for anybody however himself as a part of a prop. Sure, the bag of McDonald’s was actual and the drink, too, however Hansen stated, “He simply casually walked again into the stands along with his McDonalds in hand.”

There are, in fact, safety and security questions this saga prompts. How did the supply man get into the world? How did he get into the world and get entry to courtside? 

Thankfully there was nobody damage within the stunt, however sadly for all of us, a enjoyable second of levity turned out to be a prank that might have gotten somebody damage.

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