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No Petrino 'on-court cameo' at UofL basketball game

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - It was new University of Louisville head football coach Bobby Petrino, not basketball coach Rick Pitino, who was making fans buzz during Thursday night's basketball game against Memphis.

"I feel like this week everyone was kind of distracted by the whole football thing," said UofL student Justin Schram.

Some were hoping Petrino would make a cameo on the court.

"I'm surprised he hasn't come out yet," a fan told us.

Petrino was in the building, but half time came and went and there was no sight of the new head coach.

Fans had even planned ahead just in case, printing posters. One man had a poster of just Petrino's face.

"Bobby is back!" Creighcon Harley exclaimed. "We knew it was happening from day one."

Still there were mixed emotions in the stands.

"Because of what he did in Arkansas," another fan said. "He's a bad role model for everybody."

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