Jones: Bobby and basketball

Arkansas offensive coordinator Bobby Petrino (background) is shown during a basketball game between the Razorbacks and Duke on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023, in Fayetteville.

At times Wednesday it wasn’t clear whether 20,000-plus in white were celebrating Bobby or basketball.

On the same day Arkansas officially hired former football head coach Bobby Petrino to be offensive coordinator, the Razorbacks’ basketball team downed seventh-ranked Duke 80-75 in front of the largest crowd ever to watch a game...