The Night the Lights Went Out at East Carolina

Published on 5-Oct-2019 by Raoul Duke

Football - NCAA    NCAA Football Daily Review

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The Night the Lights Went Out at East Carolina

College football under the lights is a very cool scene.

When the lights are removed from the equation, it's a bit surreal.

An American Athletic Conference clash between the host East Carolina Pirates and the Temple Owls on Thursday night provided us with a bit of both.

Apparently, there was a rave scheduled on the same night, minus the glow sticks and house music.


Also, shirts appeared to be optional.

Check this out:


No, you really don't.

That broadcast team certainly got a hearty chuckle out of it.

So did this resourceful fan:


Meanwhile, the ECU mascot was amusing himself with the aid of props:


Steve the Pirate would've known what to do.


After a 15-minute delay, both the lights and sanity were restored, and the Owls held on for a 27-17 win.

Fortunately, looting was kept to a minimum.