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Monmouth basketball coach King Rice signs 5-year contract

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) King Rice, who has led Monmouth to a 55-15 record over the past two years, has signed a new five-year contract through the 2021-22 season.

University vice president and athletic director Dr. Marilyn McNeil announced the deal Friday.

Rice has been named MAAC Coach of the Year two years in a row, just the second coach in conference history to accomplish that feat outright. He has coached the Hawks to consecutive national postseason tournaments, hosting NIT games in West Long Branch two straight years.

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Leaders
Points: J. Robinson19.7
Rebounds: C. Brady6.5
Assists: J. Robinson4.8
FG%: J. Robinson41.7%
FT%: J. Robinson85.6%
3P%: J. Hornbeak44.4%
Steals: J. Hornbeak1.5
Blocks: C. Brady1.7
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova32-4
2 Gonzaga37-2
3 Kansas31-5
4 Arizona32-5
5 North Carolina33-7
6 Kentucky32-6
7 Duke28-9
8 UCLA31-5
9 Oregon33-6
10 Louisville25-9
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 North Carolina33-7
2 Gonzaga37-2
3 Oregon33-6
4 Kansas31-5
5 Kentucky32-6
6 South Carolina26-11
7 Arizona32-5
8 Villanova32-4
9 UCLA31-5
10 Florida27-9
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Metro Atlantic Athletic Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Monmouth 18-2 27-7
Saint Peter's 14-6 23-13
Iona 12-8 22-13
Siena 12-8 17-17
Fairfield 11-9 16-15
Rider 10-10 18-15
Canisius 10-10 18-16
Quinnipiac 7-13 10-21
Niagara 6-14 10-23
Manhattan 5-15 10-22
Marist 5-15 8-24
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