Posted October 29, 2013 on AP on Fox
Rutgers is trying to forget about its recent dark past by reaching into its long-ago storied past. After a turbulent spring in which Mike Rice was fired for berating players and athletic director Tim Pernetti was forced to resign, the Scarlet Knights brought in Eddie Jordan as their 18th coach. Jordan has a lengthy college and NBA resume, including head coaching jobs with the Kings, Wizards and 76ers. This is his first college head coaching job. He is also a link to Rutgers' greatest era, having played point guard on its lone Final Four team in 1976. But Jordan, who inherits a program that has not been to the NCAA Tournament since 1991, has no intentions of using his success as motivation. ''These guys don't know guys from 10 years ago, let alone 30 years ago,'' Jordan said. ''It's all about what's right now and what they can relate too at present, whether it's NBA, whether it's Louisville winning.'' But it's hard to p...
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