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Hofstra coach Tom Pecora supports his team during the first half of a game against Kansas in Lawrence, Kan. (Nov. 13, 2009)

Tom Pecora

Tom Pecora is the head men's basketball coach at Fordham University. He took the job after leading the men's program at Hofstra for nine seasons.

Former Hofstra head coach Tom Pecora joins Fordham
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Former Hofstra head coach Tom Pecora joins Fordham as head basketball coach. From left: Fordham athletic director Frank McLaughlin, Pecora, son Sean, daughter Brianna, wife Marybeth and Fordham president Fr. Joseph McShane. (Mar. 25, 2010)

Former Hofstra basketball coach Tom Pecora officially joined
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Former Hofstra basketball coach Tom Pecora officially joined Fordham University. In this photo, Pecora holds up a Fordham sweatshirt as his son Sean, 7, daughter Brianna, 13, and wife Marybeth look on. (Mar. 25, 2010)

Tom Pecora and Fordham president Fr. Joseph McShane
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Tom Pecora and Fordham president Fr. Joseph McShane speak at a press conference at which Pecora officially became the head coach of the men's basketball team. (Mar. 25, 2010)

Former Hofstra basketball coach Tom Pecora is welcomed
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Former Hofstra basketball coach Tom Pecora is welcomed to Fordham by university president Fr. Joseph McShane. (Mar. 25, 2010)

Tom Pecora talks to his son Sean during
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Tom Pecora talks to his son Sean during a press conference to announce his hiring as head coach of Fordham's basketball team. At left his Pecora's daughter Brianna. (Mar. 25, 2010)

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Former Hofstra head coach Tom Pecora is joined
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Former Hofstra head coach Tom Pecora is joined by his family as he is introduced as Fordham's head basketball coach. From left: Pecora's daughter Brianna, Pecora, son Sean, and wife Marybeth. (Mar. 25, 2010)

Hofstra coach Tom Pecora supports his team during
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Hofstra coach Tom Pecora supports his team during the first half of a game against Kansas in Lawrence, Kan. (Nov. 13, 2009)

Hofstra head coach Tom Pecora expresses his displeasure
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Hofstra head coach Tom Pecora expresses his displeasure with a call during the first round of the CBI tournament vs. IUPUI. (Mar. 17, 2010)

Tom Pecora in action during a practice at
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Tom Pecora in action during a practice at Hofstra. (Nov. 8, 2008)

Hofstra head coach Tom Pecora gives signals from
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Hofstra head coach Tom Pecora gives signals from the sidelines during a game against Delaware. (Jan. 30, 2010)

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In addition to Fordham, Hofstra coach Tom Pecora
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In addition to Fordham, Hofstra coach Tom Pecora is seen as strong candidate for openings at Seton Hall and St. John's. (Mar. 17, 2010)

Hofstra men's basketball coach Tom Pecora presents Antoine
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Hofstra men's basketball coach Tom Pecora presents Antoine Agudio with his 2,000-point ball prior to Monday night's game against Longwood.