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Mike Rice‘s coaching antics were too much for NCAA basketball to allow, but apparently it’s alright for him to coach 12-year-old girls in AAU basketball.
Rice was spotted this weekend still coaching his daughter’s AAU team in Neptune, N.J., according to Deadspin. Rice was as wild as ever, yelling at coaches and players, according to HoopsCritic.com.
On Sunday afternoon, Rice told one of his players, “I can’t even look at you.” Rice has been involved with his daughter’s team “for some time,” according to the Asbury Park Press. Parents of the AAU team supported Rice on Twitter.
Obviously Rice may treat 12-year-old girls differently than he treated 18-year-old men at Rutgers, but after video surfaced of the coach throwing basketballs, heaving verbal assaults and pushing players, it’s highly inappropriate for him to be coaching at the youth level. If reports are true that Rice is still out of control and acting like a “lunatic,” as HoopsCritic.com relayed, maybe coaching just isn’t for h
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In case you forgot, Mike Rice was the Rutgers head coach who was recently fired for physically and verbally abusing his basketball players. One of the questions that many people have is, can he ever rebound from this scandal? Well, it appears he already has picked up a new job — coaching young girls basketball. Yes, that’s right – according to Brain Geltzeiler of HoopsCritic...
Mike Rice has become a household name over the past two weeks for all the wrong reasons. Most of you have likely seen the disturbing video of Rice verbally and physically abusing his former Rutgers players by now, which has led many to conclude that he has no business coaching at all. However, it sounds like he has landed another gig coaching 12-year-old girls.
On Sunday, a Deadspin...
The Mike Rice saga continues. CBS spoke to several parents of the 12-13 year old AAU team Rice coaches, and they said they have never seen the abusive side of the fired Rutgers coach.
Let us start by saying that we would not want disgraced former Rutgers head coach Mike Rice instructing our children. Nobody at TVF endorses Rice, especially at this point in his career. But we have our doubts about a recent report from basketball journalist Brian Geltzeiler, who claims his ‘moles’ witnessed similar behavior from Rice which cost him his job, while he coaches...
After abusive practice tapes were aired that resulted in the firing of Rutgers' Mike Rice, the last place we thought we'd see him was coaching 7th grade girls.
I’m honestly not sure how in the hell former Rutgers basketball head coach Mike Rice has already gotten another job coaching, but apparently that is the case. Rice reportedly has been coaching his own daughter’s team. “Mike is doing this because this is what he does. This is what he loves,” said Traci Moore, a [...]
Yes, the Mike Rice fired for physically and verbally abusing his
players at Rutgers. Let the controversy begin!
If there is ever anything that should go down as one of the most "what the ****" moments in civilization it is this tidbit--Mike Rice is coaching little girls, a 7th grade AAU team to be precise.
Yes, that's right. The same guy that just got fired for yelling all kinds of hateful things and getting a little aggressive/violent with college kids is coaching little...
South Kent guard Shane Rector decommitted from Rutgers less than a week after the firing of head coach Mike Rice and his practice behavior scandal. How close is Rector to re-making his college choice and is Rutgers still in the race?
While Eddie Jordan and Rutgers worked to make him the head of
the university's scandal-marred basketball program, there was more
bad news for the Scarlet Knights.
Broward (Fla.) junior college wing Craig Brown has not made a final decision but remains committed to Rutgers more than a week after the firing of coach Mike Rice and resignation of athletic director Tim Pernetti. ScarletReport.com has the details.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Marquise Wright is six months into a move to the offensive side of the ball and making strides for Rutgers in spring practice. Recruited and developed as a defensive tackle, Wright moved to guard during bowl practices and continues to adjust to offensive line.