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:
Well, you don't see this every day.— CBS Sports HQ (@CBSSportsHQ) October 4, 2019
The lights just went out mid-game on Temple and East Carolina. pic.twitter.com/G3DSHepHm4
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.