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Dartmouth men's basketball coach Terry Dunn was forced to resign after his entire team threatened to boycott taking the court this weekend.

Multiple sources told FOXSports.com that the each player signed a document that was taken to the administration on Friday stating they refused to play for Dunn.

Dunn, who had a 47-103 overall record in five-plus seasons, was forced to resign on Friday afternoon.

The school released the news that Dunn resigned in a statement on Friday evening.

"Terry has been a loyal and dedicated member of our staff,” Acting Athletic Director Bob Ceplikas said in the statement. "We thank him for his service and leadership to our basketball program and wish him the best in his future pursuits.”

The Big Green was 3-10 this season.

Sources also told FOXSports.com that the entire staff from a year ago chose to leave this past offseason.

No interim coach has been named yet. First-year Dartmouth assistant coaches Mark Gaupe, Michael Brown and Tim Lane will share coaching against Harvard on Saturday.

It's the second Ivy League coach that has been forced to leave during this season after Penn fired Glen Miller last month after a winless start.
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