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Former Rutgers coach hired for Linden High School basketball team

Mike Rice was fired from Rutgers around 10 years ago for abusing players by throwing basketballs and using homophobic slurs.

News 12 Staff

May 31, 2024, 4:22 PM

Updated 20 days ago

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Former Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice has been hired by Linden High School to coach its boys’ team.
Rice was fired from Rutgers around 10 years ago for abusing players by throwing basketballs and using homophobic slurs.
He has been working in New Jersey basketball, coaching with the Hoop Group Program at the shore and with the Patrick School since the scandal.


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