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Earlier today Rutgers suspended head basketball coach Mike Rice for three games for a "violation of athletic department policy." What wasn't explicitly stated was the exact nature of this "violation."When you suspend your head coach for three games and don't say why, people get curious.Well we didn't have to remain curious for long, as it only took N.J. Star Ledger reporter Brendy Prunty a few hours to break the story and tell us that throwing basketballs at players heads is apparently not sanctioned by the Rutgers athletic department...which is odd since Greg Schiano got away with this for years.While Prunty may have broken the story, we've got the video - so here exclusively, we bring you the video footage of Mike Rice conducting basketball practice.
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Rutgers' basketball coach Mike Rice has been suspended and fined by the school. See what for and what he has to do to make up for it.
Rutgers' men's basketball coach Mike Rice was suspended without pay for teams next three games and fined $50,000 for what was initially reported as inappropriate behavior and language. Brendan Prunty...
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Rutgers has suspended coach Mike Rice three games without pay and fined him $50,000 for a violation of department policy.
Athletic director Tim Pernetti announced the decision Thursday. He said the suspension is a result of inappropriate behavior and language, not NCAA violations.
Associate head coach David Cox will serve as the team's interim coach. Rice will return to his...
Rutgers athletic director Tim Pernetti suspended head basketball coach Mike Rice for a violation of athletic department policy. Rice will be fined $50,000 and suspended three games for a violation regarding inappropriate conduct and language. Pernetti went more in depth on the decision on a conference call this afternoon.
Following the suspension of Rutgers basketball head coach Mike Rice for violations of athletic department policy, interim head coach Dave Cox and team leaders Austin Johnson and Myles Mack spoke on a conference call about the change.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- If this were last year's Rutgers basketball team, the 68-65 victory over George Washington would have gone down as a loss. Escaping with the win after blowing a 15-point lead, Miller and sophomore Kadeem Jack discuss what set Rutgers apart from GW down the stretch.
[HT: John Ourand, Sports Business Daily ]
One thing you must understand about conference realignment in college athletics is that it’s all about the size of the TV market and how many new cable subscribers will buy in.
When the Big Ten invited Maryland and Rutgers to join the conference it was strictly because they could deliver large TV markets and a few million more subscribers...
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers has dozens of unofficial visitors on campus today, and Scarlet Knights coach Kyle Flood gave his philosophy on why the day is important to the program.