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Tuesday / December 12.
  • No Love Lost Between Hill, Gonzo

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    PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Watch the handshake.

    If you want a true indication of how Rutgers coach Fred Hill and Seton Hall coach Bobby Gonzalez feel about one another, be sure to check out their postgame handshake after tonight’s nationally televised game at The Prudential Center (9 p.m., ESPN2).

    It likely won’t be warm greeting. They probably won’t swap stories about the game. And they won’t be making any dinner plans.

    “I don’t know that the coach of Seton Hall and the coach of Rutgers need to be best of friends,” Linden (N.J.) High School coach Phil Colicchio said. “In coaching when you compete against somebody you don’t necessarily have to be their friend.

    Read the full story here.

    For more on tonight’s Rutgers-Seton Hall game…

    ***Read what Bob and Dan Hurley say about the teams.

    ***Check out the feature on Mike Rosario and the frustrations of his frosh year.

    ***Learn about who RU is targeting to play point guard next year.

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. 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.