Sometimes nature calls at the most inopportune moments.

louisville fans during Tuesday night’s home game against Virginia Tech he experienced that firsthand when a halftime performance featuring a dog catching Frisbee took an ugly turn.

Virginia Tech guard Sean Pedulla (3) drives around Louisville guard El Ellis (3) during half of an NCAA college basketball game in Louisville, Ky., Tuesday, February 28, 2023. .

Virginia Tech guard Sean Pedulla (3) drives around Louisville guard El Ellis (3) during half of an NCAA college basketball game in Louisville, Ky., Tuesday, February 28, 2023. . (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

The cardinals were already losing the Hokies 35-27 when a lighthearted moment seemed to make things worse.

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When the animal’s handler began to call out to him, the dog stopped halfway to relieve himself on the court.

Several videos circulating on social media captured the series of unfortunate events on video, including the collective groan from the crowd as the dog decided to take care of business.

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The incident was apparently a harbinger for the rest of Tuesday’s game.

Louisville conceded its third straight loss of the season with Virginia Tech’s 71-54 victory as its record dropped to 4-26 under first-year head coach Kenny Payne.

Louisville head coach Kenny Payne leads his team during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Virginia Tech in Louisville, Ky., on Tuesday, February 28, 2023. Virginia Tech won 71-54 .

Louisville head coach Kenny Payne leads his team during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Virginia Tech in Louisville, Ky., on Tuesday, February 28, 2023. Virginia Tech won 71-54 . (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

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at the bottom of the acc With just two conference wins, Louisville closes out the regular season Saturday at No. 13 Virginia.