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Rick Pitino Radio Show Debuts Tuesday Night

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University of Louisville men's basketball head coach Rick Pitino's weekly in-season radio show begins on Tuesday, Nov. 4 and will be broadcast live throughout the season, with multiple appearances at the Tumbleweed Tex Mex Grill & Margarita Bar in Louisville.

The show, hosted by Louisville men's basketball radio play-by-play announcer Paul Rogers, currently consists of nine shows that will be held at the Tumbleweed Tex Mex Grill & Margarita Bar at the Outer Loop location (4255 Outer Loop). Six are scheduled to take place at the 84WHAS studio and will not be accessible to the general public. The date for the final show will be announced later in the season.

Reservations will be accepted on a limited basis for the show by contacting Leigh Ann Burckhardt via phone (502-618-8323) or email ( All shows run from 7-8 p.m.

The Hall of Fame coach, Pitino is leading the program into its first season in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Louisville posted a 31-6 record, going 15-3 in conference play last year, en route to winning the American Athletic Conference regular-season and tournament titles and advancing to the NCAA Sweet 16.

The show is scheduled to air on 84WHAS in Louisville, and fans outside of the station's coverage can listen online through

The Cardinals play their second and final exhibition against Bellarmine on Saturday, Nov. 9, at the KFC Yum! Center. Tipoff is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Louisville officially begins its 2014-15 season against Minnesota in the Armed Forces Classic on Nov. 14 at the U.S. Air Station in Borinquen, Puerto Rico.

Rick Pitino Radio Show
Nov. 4 Tuesday Tumbleweed
Nov. 10 Monday Studio
Dec. 3 Wednesday Tumbleweed
Dec. 11 Thursday Tumbleweed
Dec. 17 Wednesday Tumbleweed
Dec. 22 Monday Studio
Jan. 8 Thursday Tumbleweed
Jan. 15 Thursday Tumbleweed
Jan. 21 Wednesday Tumbleweed
Jan. 26 Monday Studio
Feb. 5 Thursday Tumbleweed
Feb. 9 Monday Studio
Feb. 16 Monday Studio
Feb. 26 Thursday Tumbleweed
March 2 Monday Studio