Originally written on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 10/1/13

LOUISVILLE, KY - NOVEMBER 11: Rick Pitino the Head Coach of the Louisville Cardinals gives instructions to his team during the exhibition game against the Kentucky Wesleyan Panthers at the KFC Yum! Center on November 11, 2010 in Louisville, Kentucky. Louisville won 96-54. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
The Louisville basketball team got their practices started over the weekend and the first Red & White scrimmage is just four days away. With the season quickly approaching, Rick Pitino has been making his local radio rounds. Last night Pitino was a guest on 84WHAS and this morning he called in to 790WKRD. The majority of both conversations were regarding his new book, “The One Day Contract,” which is now on sale. Pitino will be signing copies of the book on Thursday, Oct. 3 from 7-8:30 p.m. at Molly Malone’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, located at 3900 Shelbyville Rd. Coach P also spent some time talking about the early practices and have an update on some of his players. One player in particular that Pitino talked about was fifth year senior center Stephan Van Treese. Things could obviously change from now until the season opener, but Pitino says he expects Van Treese to be the starter. “Van Treese will start at the five,” Pitino tells Early Birds host Jody Demling. “You could go ...
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