ATLANTA (AP) — It was somewhat of a Super Bowl redux at the Division III championship game.
Amherst and Mary Hardin-Baylor were just starting the second half Sunday when a bank of lights inside Philips Arena went dark. There were enough lights still on that officials didn't immediately halt the game, but they huddled at the scorer's table during the first dead ball.
The officials met with coaches from both teams and decided to play on, even though the lights hadn't come back on. It was still bright enough to continue with the game.
Amherst led 46-39 when the lights went out.
— Dave Skretta — http://twitter.com/@APdaveskretta
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