After firing, coach’s abuse still troubling
Former Rutgers coach Mike Rice was fired Wednesday after a video of him abusing his players surfaced a day earlier. Ex-Husker Eric Piatkowski called the video “appalling” and Creighton’s Grant Gibbs described it as “shocking.”
Posted: Wednesday, April 3, 2013 12:00 am
Former Husker star Eric Piatkowski spent 19 years in college and professional basketball. He endured thousands of practices with every type of coach.
Yet when he saw video clips Tuesday of the Rutgers coach hurling basketballs at players, Piatkowski witnessed something new.
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Wednesday, April 3, 2013 12:00 am.