Rutgers University Athletic Director Tim Pernetti has stepped down as university President Robert Barachi issues an apology to those who were offended by the Mike Rice video and explain his actions and those of Pernetti.
BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: This afternoon Townsquare Media NJ received a letter from members of the St. Peter's Prep basketball team in support of Coach Todd Decker. In the letter, the players say, "at no point ever have we felt threatened or fearful in any towards Coach Decker." They go on to say, "Coach Decker has nothing but our support and dedication."
A video of Mike Rice, Head Coach of Men's Basketball at Rutgers has been released to ESPN showing him screaming and berating his players. The video also shows him physically pushing and kicking them. Even throwing basketballs at their head.
Rice was suspended back in December for what was described as "inappropriate behavior and language" between the coach and his players.