Former Marquette assistant Mike Rice fired by Rutgers after scandal
PISTACAWAY, NJ - Rutgers' head basketball coach, a former Marquette assistant, has been fired after a national television report about his abusive coaching methods.
Mike Rice, who served at MU under Mike Deane, lost his job after ESPN revealed practice videos showing him throwing balls at players' heads, using offending slurs and grabbing players.
The ESPN report revealed that Rice was not initially fired, but suspended, after Rutgers officials discovered the video which revealed his actions in practice.
See the ESPN video below: