Posted April 12, 2013 on rutgers.scout.com
Los Angeles Lakers assistant and Rutgers alum Eddie Jordan emerged as a leading contender for the head coaching position vacated by Mike Rice last week, sources told ScarletReport.com. Jordan has had a busy career since helping lead Rutgers to a Final Four in 1976 and ScarletReport.com is here to take an in-depth.
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