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Rutgers assistant Martelli resigns amid scandal

Updated: April 4, 2013, 8:35 PM ET
Associated Press

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- A Rutgers assistant men's basketball coach has resigned amid a scandal over the way his former boss treated players.

A Rutgers athletic department spokesman confirmed Thursday that assistant coach Jimmy Martelli had left the program.

Coach Mike Rice was fired on Wednesday after a video was made public showing him shoving and kicking players, throwing basketballs at them and berating them with gay slurs.

Martelli's decision was first reported by The Star-Ledger ...

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