UPDATE: AD Tim Pernetti Out at Rutgers


Athletic Director Tim Pernetti is also out at Rutgers. He is expected to resign or be fired today.


Pernetti has come under fire following the ESPN airing of video showing head basketball coach Mike Rice physically and verbally abusing players. Rice was suspended 3 games and fined following an internal investigation into the incident, but public outrage demanded Rice's termination and called into question Pernetti's handling of the situation. Yesterday, Rutgers assistant coach Jimmy Martelli, a Mike Rice hire, also stepped down amidst reports he was shown on video behaving in a similar fashion to Rice. Expect more news to follow on the transfer and recruiting front for Rutgers basketball as they begin searching for a new AD and head coach.

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