Jay Young hired as assistant basketball coach at Rutgers

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Steve Pikiell has gone back to his ties at Stony Brook and hired long-time assistant Jay Young as an assistant coach at Rutgers.

Young spent 11 seasons working as an assistant on Pikiell's Stony Brook staff, including the last seven as associate head coach.

This past season, Young was instrumental in the Seawolves achieving a 26-7 record that featured the America East Conference regular and post-season titles and an NCAA Tournament berth. He served as their defensive coordinator and frontcourt developer.

Young served five seasons as coach at New Haven prior to Stony Brook. He has also served as an assistant coach at Northeastern, Salem State College and Fitchburg State. He also was the coach at Newbury from 1992-96.