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Greg Vetrone is out as the head coach at Fairleigh Dickinson University, he confirmed Tuesday to SNY.tv.
The news was first reported by Jon Rothstein of CBSSports.com on Feb. 27.
Look for Jared Grasso, the associate head coach at Iona and former Fordham head coach, to be in the mix.
Former Nets assistant Tom Barrise, an FDU grad, could be another option. Barrise was a finalist the last time around when Vetrone was hired.
Former Rutgers head coach Freddie Hill and former Seton Hall coach Bobby Gonzalez are also interested, sources told SNY.tv.
Jose Rebimbas, who has led Division 3 William Paterson to two Final Fours, is also in the mix and deserves consideration.
FDU went 7-24 and 2-16 in the NEC this season and failed to make the NEC Conference tournament for the third straight year and fifth time since 2007.
Vetrone, who took over as the interim coach in 2009 , hopes to find a job as an assistant going forward.
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Adam Zagoria is a New York Times contributor and Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide.
A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013.
He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.