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Sunday / September 20.
  • Has Hill Done Enough at Rutgers?; Gonzo Won’t Get Warm Reception at St. John’s

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    Tim Pernetti, the first-year Rutgers athletic director, said last August that this would be a critical year for basketball coach Fred Hill.

    “I think it’s a very important year on a lot of fronts,” Pernetti said then.

    “My expectations for men’s basketball are the same as Freddie Hill’s expectations for basketball,” Pernetti added. “That we’re going to illustrate some serious improvement in the coming year.”

    If improving to six Big East victories this year from two a year ago constitutes “serious improvement,” Hill seems well on his way.

    Read the full story here.

    And read here about how Seton Hall coach Bobby Gonzalez isn’t expecting a warm reception Wednesday at St. John’s.

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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.