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Munchak also spoke to Cleveland and Detroit about their head coaching vacancies as well as Penn State, where he played under Joe Paterno from 1978-81. Munchak grew up in Scranton, Pa., rooting for the "Super Steelers" of the 1970s. Now the Hall of Fame guard finds himself in charge of a unit that has struggled to stay healthy or play with any consistency in recent years. The Steelers went 8-8 in 2013, rallying from a 2-6 start to avoid the franchises first losing record in a decade. Pittsburgh did it despite losing star centre Maurkice Pouncey eight plays into the season — against the Titans — for the season with a major knee injury. It kick-started a fitful fall that saw the Steelers use four centres and forced Bicknell to play mix-and-match with the other line positions depending on who was healthy. The constant shuffling, combined with significant step backs in play by second-year left tackle Mike Adams and third-year right tackle Marcus Gilbert, stunted the growth of Pittsburghs offence. The Steelers ranked 27th in the league in yards rushing (1,383) and 29th in yards per attempt (3.5). While running back LeVeon Bell set a team record for yards from scrimmage by a rookie, he averaged just 3.5 yards per carry and spent most of his time mincing his steps at the line of scrimmage waiting for holes that sometimes failed to open. The line struggled to protect quarterback Ben Roethlisberger early in the season, giving up 36 sacks through the first nine games. Those numbers dipped significantly later in the season, a combination of improved play and Pittsburghs move to a no-huddle offence. Munchak, who made nine Pro Bowls during his 12-year career with the Houston Oilers from 1982-93, was considered one of the best line coaches in the NFL before ascending to head coach in 2011. 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Mack scored 19 of his 21 points in the second half, knocking down four of his six 3-point attempts. All four came in the first 7:41 of the half, helping the Scarlet Knights trim a 13-point deficit eventually to one. They got it going with the 3s, said Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan. Theres no qquestion when Mack hit that string there it energized them. [url=http://www.eaglesrookiestore.com/Eagles-Avonte-Maddox-Jersey/]Avonte Maddox Eagles Jersey[/url]. . I think they fed off that. Macks free throws with 7:19 remaining gave the Scarlet Knights their first lead, and they remained in front the rest of the way, going up by as many as seven. Before Sunday, the highest-ranked team Rutgers had ever beaten was No. 6 West Virginia on Feb. 27, 1982. Weve suffered, said Rutgers coach Eddie Jordan, whose team shot better than 66 percent in the second half, and Im just happy for everybody. The Badgers shot 37.5 percent in second half and had an eight-game winning streak snapped since losing to Duke on Dec. 3. Game Notes Rutgers last win over a ranked opponent was against No. 24 Pittsburgh on Jan. 5, 2013. The last time the Scarlet Knights defeated a top-10 team was Jan. 7, 2011, against No. 8 Connecticut ... Hayes had a game-high 10 rebounds ... The teams combined for just 19 assists ... Wisconsin hosts Nebraska on Thursday ... Rutgers plays on the road against Maryland on Wednesday. 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