Rutgers announces firing of men’s basketball coach Eddie Jordan

Did anyone not see this coming? After getting the final beatdown of what can only be described as the most dreadful season in Big Ten history, Rutgers University Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, Patrick Hobbs, announced the dismissal of Eddie Jordan as men’s basketball head coach. “I have decided that we need new leadership for our men’s basketball program,” said Hobbs. “Rutgers...
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March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Rutgers fires coach Eddie Jordan after three lackluster seasons

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- A person familiar with the decision says Rutgers basketball coach Eddie Jordan has been fired.The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the university has not announced the decision. The firing comes less than 24 hours after Nebraska defeated the Scarlet Knights in the opening round of the Big Ten tournament.The loss ended an injury...
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March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Rutgers Coach Eddie Jordan Graduates

Rutgers University head men’s basketball coach Eddie Jordan has graduated from the university. The Twitter page for Rutgers’ athletic department reported the story. Congratulations to @EddieJordanRU on his graduation this afternoon at the RAC. #RFAMILY is very proud. pic.twitter.com/co3xlGbVJr — Rutgers Athletics (@RUAthletics) May 16, 2015 Jordan attended Rutgers and played on...
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May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

JUCO transfer Deshawn Freeman has committed to Rutgers

Rutgers joined the Big Ten last year and went on to finish dead last with a 2-16 conference record (although they did beat Wisconsin). Eddie Jordan has to continue to find talent and that’s exactly what he did on Monday morning. JUCO small forward/power forward transfer Deshawn Freeman has officially decided to play for Jordan and his Scarlet Knights. JUCO PF Deshawn Freeman (6...
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April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Rutgers coach Eddie Jordan says Michigan ‘shot the lights out’

Rutgers coach Eddie Jordan met with media to recap his team’s 10-point loss to Michigan at the Crisler Center on Saturday afternoon. The former NBA star discussed the Scarlet Knights’ lack of help defense and how they couldn’t simulate Aubrey Dawkins’ athleticism in practice. The post Video: Rutgers coach Eddie Jordan says Michigan ‘shot the lights out’ appeared first on UM Hoops.com.
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March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Rutgers coach Eddie Jordan gets emotional after upset of Wisconsin (VIDEO)

Following Rutgers' 67-62 upset victory over No. 4 Wisconsin on Sunday, head coach Eddie Jordan couldn't help but get emotional during his post-game press conference and express his pent-up feelings about putting the embarrassment of a once-shamed basketball program behind him, his players and the school. The tears seemed to be a long-awaited part of the healing process. "I...
Via The Other Paper
January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Eddie Jordan fiasco speaks volumes

The sad, weird case of diploma-less Eddie Jordan ascending to head coach of his "alma mater," Rutgers, was inevitable if not predictable. An academic-athletic system comfortably indifferent to the education of the under-educated athletes it relies on to fuel a multi-billion-dollar television contract was bound to produce a high-profile coaching candidate equally indifferent about...
Via FOX Sports
May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Top 100 forward Junior Etou to Rutgers

The massive rebuilding effort for the Rutgers Scarlet Knights under new head coach Eddie Jordan is underway, and help is on the way. On Wednesday, Jordan and Rutgers landed one of three available members of our final top 100 player rankings in the 2013 class, power forward Junior Etou of Bishop O’ Connell (VA). Etou played for Jordan for [...]
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May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

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