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Hunger Games star takes center court during UK, UofL game

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Fans threw up their arms as 'Hunger Games' star Josh Hutcherson took to the court Saturday. Fans threw up their arms as 'Hunger Games' star Josh Hutcherson took to the court Saturday.

LEXINGTON, KY (WAVE) – A two time Hunger Games tribute and Kentucky native took to the hardwood as the University of Kentucky Wildcats took on the University of Louisville Cardinals Saturday.

Per tradition, during the second half of the game at Rupp Arena the cheerleaders take to center court to spell out "Kentucky." This time they escorted Josh Hutcherson, of Union, Kentucky, better known as Peeta Mellark to Hunger Games fans, with them.

As Hutcherson threw up his hands in a "Y" formation several fans threw up theirs with the three finger tribute featured in the Hunger Games films.

Hutcherson may have been Kentucky's lucky charm as the Cats went on the win, 73-66.

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