Bizarre scene in the college basketball world Wednesday night … an Uber Eats messenger strolled onto the court in the middle of a game — stopping play and leaving everybody in the arena scratching their heads.
The wild minute occurred in the 2nd half of the Loyola Chicago vs. Duquesne guys’s basketball game at UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse in Pittsburgh … when a guy worn yellow and holding a bag of McDonald’s goodies struck the wood right as the Dukes were attempting to score a basket.
Stoppage in Play. Uber Eats delivery person goes on court with food delivery in the middle of the Duquesne game. pic.twitter.com/rY4VFIsJnR
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Broadcast video reveals a close-by ref attempted his finest to get the person off the flooring as the action kept moving on … however the male seemed unconcerned as he tried to discover his food’s desired target.
Eventually, play was stopped — and the game’s broadcasters needed to then explain what was occurring.
“This guy’s in the corner — was he going to deliver the McDonald’s to somebody on the court?!” one commentator stated.
“Who’s he delivering it to?!” the other stated.
Everyone keeps asking me what occurred with the door dash person on the court at tonights game. Here was my angle.
A thread… pic.twitter.com/QMY3nmw2tq
— Austin Hansen (@AustinHansenTELEVISION) January 26, 2023
According to video shot on the standard, the deliverer had really been asking individuals on the flooring if they had actually purchased Door Dash. You can see in the clip he was ushered out of the location by an arena staffer, who informed him, “You’ve got to get off the court, man!”
Some hypothesized it was all part of a trick — keeping in mind the person was using a microphone.
Either method, Duquesne head coach Keith Dambrot stated later it was among the most surreal scenes he’s ever belonged of.
Duquesne Coach Keith Dambrot on the Uber Eats occurrence: pic.twitter.com/uJIHSmmuwd
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“Craziest thing I’ve ever seen in my life,” he stated.
To their credit, Duquesne got rid of the odd minute to travel to a win … whipping Loyola Chicago 72-58.
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