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Hill retained as coach

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Rutgers coach Fred Hill met with athletic director Tim Pernetti and was told he would be back for a fifth season. There was plenty of speculation about Hill's status after a fourth straight losing season, but the program made gains from the previous three seasons under Hill, and Pernetti said such progress he elected to back his coach.

After plenty of deliberation and a morning meeting between Rutgers athletic director Tim Pernetti and men's basketball coach Fred Hill, the first-year athletic director announced he would not be searching for a new coach. Instead, Hill will get a fifth year, and the opportunity to live up to the statement he believes the Scarlet Knights will be an NCAA... Recommended Stories

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