Originally posted on College Hoops Digest  |  Last updated 4/12/13
by Josh Adams Managing Editor @NCAAhoopsdigest Dr. John Giannani/cbs.com While multiple sources and ESPN are reporting that Rutgers University is seeking the services of Lakers assistant coach Eddie Jordan, the name that our sources keep telling us is very much in play is LaSalle head basketball coach Dr. John Giannini. Dr. John, as he is affectionately known on LaSalle's campus, lead the Explorers to a sweet 16 birth this past season. His overall coaching record is 436-287 for a .603 winning percentage. What appeals most to Rutgers according to several sources is the calm, scholarly demeanor of Dr. Giannini, a total 180 change from the fiery tempered Rice. With the Scarlet Knights about to enter the Big 10, it was no secret in college basketball circles that Rice was going to be fired before the conference move regardless of the video. A well respected, successful college coach like Dr. Giannini would be the exact kind of coach that would satisfy the Rutgers alumni and b...
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