The Duquesne men’s basketball group and a Temple women’s gymnastics group are still looking to get home after being stranded in trade on a Pennsylvania Turnpike overnight given of a snowstorm inspiring a eastern United States.
The Dukes were roving home to Pittsburgh from Fairfax, Virginia, after their 86-75 feat opposite George Mason on Friday. The team, that over Fairfax during 4:30 p.m., is stranded on a widen between Bedford and Somerset, Pennsylvania.
Duquesne manager Jim Ferry, who won his 300th diversion Friday, told SportsCenter on Saturday morning that a train is about 80 miles from Pittsburgh and that “everybody is safe” and “we’re going to be OK.”
Temple gymnastics manager Umme Salim-Beasley pronounced a Owls’ bus, that left Philadelphia during about 2 p.m. Friday, is also stranded on a turnpike about 80 miles from Pittsburgh.
Ferry told SportsCenter on Saturday morning that a train came to a stop during about 9:15 p.m. ET.
“It’s been a heck of an experience,” he said. “We were creation good time, kept lane of a charge and we’re doing well. Then about 9:15 final night, it was a passed stop and we haven’t changed since.”
Both teams tweeted that internal firemen and National Guard officers were delivering H2O to stranded motorists early Saturday afternoon.
National Guard and a internal Fire Dept arrived with a box of H2O pic.twitter.com/XMLN1llfFo