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Cox was never tabbed “coach-in-waiting,” despite reports, but he does have language in his contract that says if he is not named head coach following Hurley’s departure for another job, he would be paid $150,000, sources said.
Cox, a former AAU coach with the DC Assault and former Rutgers assistant, is largely responsible for the Rams’ 2018 recruiting class, ranked No. 30 nationally by 247Sports.com, and No. 1 in the Atlantic 10 Conference.