Apr 8, 2013 — Men's basketball coach Mike Rice was fired for verbally and physically abusing his players. The school's athletic director then resigned. Now the president also is under pressure.
Apr 5, 2013 — Tim Pernetti did not fire basketball coach Mike Rice in December, after seeing videos of the coach physically and verbally abusing his players. He says he wanted to fire the coach, but university lawyers did not. When those videos surfaced this week, Rice was dismissed. Now Pernetti is out as well.
Apr 3, 2013 — Video of coach Mike Rice pushing his players, throwing balls at their heads, swearing at them and using gay slurs led to calls for his dismissal.