Rutgers officials praised Pernetti for response to Rice video in December, months before pressuring him to resign

By Ted Sherman and Kelly Heyboer/The Star-Ledger The day after Rutgers University suspended its basketball coach last December for manhandling and verbally assaulting his players, athletic director Tim Pernetti sat in a closed-door meeting, being praised by top campus officials. According to confidential…

 

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