Disappointment, shock, anger and disbelief were just some of the emotions felt by East Carolina players, fans and coaches on Sunday.

And those feelings may linger for some time as the Pirates will have to wait at least another year to play in a long-awaited bowl game, after Monday’s Military Bowl was canceled. The game was called off on Sunday morning, just one day before the Pirates were set to play Boston College at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Md.