Rick Pitino Speaks At Annual Steak & Steak

By Megan Rice | mrice@kolr10.com

Published 04/22 2014 09:47PM

Updated 04/22 2014 09:57PM

SPRINGFIELD, Mo--Tuesday night Rick Pitino was the guest of honor for the 18th annual Boys and Girls club Steak & Steak dinner

The event took place at the University Plaza as always.

Louisville coach Pitino spoke to the crowd about his new book about self esteem and related it back to the Boys and Girls club.

As a coach Pitino's won close to 700 games in nearly three decades, including national championships with both Kentucky and Louisville.

The latest one with louisville in 2013.

"I am excited to be part of the Boys and Girls function tonight,' said coach Rick Pitino.  "Hopefully it will be a great night. I am going to speak on a book I just wrote called 'One Day Contract.' I am going to take phases from that book and speak about it because it will definitely pertain to young people."

"Missouri has a coaching opening right now your thoughts on that program?"

"Well I have applied but they said I was too old, so I am going to stay put."

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