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Late last week, Rutgers University President Robert Barchi announces he accepted the resignation of athletic director Tim Pernetti. Barchi visits the school's Newark campus on Monday to hold a town hall meeting that had been planned for last week but was postponed after a video surfaced showing basketball Coach Mike Rice pushing players, throwing basketballs at them and berating them with invectives, including gay slurs. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Rutgers commissioning review of basketball scandal

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers University announced Monday that it's commissioning an independent review of the conduct of fired basketball coach Mike Rice and the way the university handled the situation when it learned that he was kicking and shoving players and berating them with gay slurs in practice.

The review ensures that the saga will not end quickly or quietly.

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