Thursday , Apr , 26 , 2007 C.Y. Ellis

Robert Morris names Rice men’s hoops coach

Moon Township, PA (Sports Network) – Robert Morris University named
Mike Rice the new head men’s basketball coach on Thursday.

“We are extremely pleased and excited to welcome Mike and his family to Robert
Morris University,” said director of athletics Craig Coleman, MD. “His
pedigree as an assistant coach throughout his career makes him a natural fit
for our men’s basketball program. Mike is an individual that understands what
it takes to make a program successful both on the floor and in the classroom,
and we are extremely fortunate to bring him aboard.”

Rice most recently served as an assistant coach with Pittsburgh. He has also
spent time as an assistant with his alma mater Fordham (1991-94), Marquette
(1994-97), Niagara (1997-98), Chicago State (1998-2001) and Saint Joseph’s